Lower Extremity Review

MyPainAway Fibro Cream

January 29, 2016

Topical BioMedics has launched MyPainAway Fibro Cream powered by Topricin, a new product for the topical treatment of fibromyalgia pain. Naturally formulated to address the issues causing the aches and pains of fibromyalgia, the cream is intended to help the body rid itself of toxins and excess fluids at the pain site, taking pressure off the capillaries so oxygen and nutrients can flow back into the cells. This may help reduce the duration and intensity of fibro­myalgia episodes and improve restful sleep patterns

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Dycor H Series Foot

January 29, 2016

Dycor’s new H Series prosthetic foot is a hybrid version of the company’s K Series foot, and a simple, lightweight, and inexpensive approach to moderate-impact assisted and unassisted prosthetic activities of daily living.

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Nail Creations Cosmetic Covers

January 29, 2016

Nail Creations are an attractive, safe, temporary cosmetic solution for damaged, infected, or missing toenails. These temporary, cosmetic grade cover-ups create the illusion of a healthy, beautiful toenail for a day at the beach or an evening out in open-toed shoes, while helping to protect the missing or damaged nail during the healing process

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Swede-O Thermal Supports

January 29, 2016

Swede-O announces a new generation of Thermal Supports engineered with MVT2 (Micro Ventilated Thermal) technology, which is designed to provide compression and warmth for pain relief in patients with sports injuries, repetitive strain injuries, arthritis, and other painful conditions. The microventilated, breathable membrane with moisture-wicking technology provides a free flow of air for added comfort, while the soft thermal lining captures and retains body heat to help relieve pain. Swede-O’s Thermal Support line includes lower extremity products in a wide range of sizes to fit most body types.

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ProComp Material

January 29, 2016

New from Cascade Orthopedic Supply, ProComp is a polypro­pylene-based composite, stabilized with discontinuous carbon fiber, for the custom fabrication of lower extremity orthoses. The 3D carbon fiber matrix is discretely imbedded into the core of the laminate, which eliminates contact dermal irritation; the individual fibers enable the composite to flow and stretch during melt-temperature vacuum forming. The polypro­py­l­ene resin in ProComp is an FDA-approved food-grade formula.

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KanoPrint Direct Forming Station

January 29, 2016

Kano-Labs has updated its KanoPrint Direct Forming Station, designed for the creation of custom total contact corrective orthotic devices—with the foot either in a subtalar-neutral, nonweightbearing position or in a corrected position—while accounting for soft tissue expansion. The KanoPrint 2.0 station is about 20% smaller than the original and about 50% lighter in weight, so it can be moved between rooms more easily. Updates include the ability to take two impressions at once and the option of positioning the controls on either the front or the back of the unit to accommodate user preferences

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Microfiber Shades Socks

January 29, 2016

Sigvaris North America has announced Microfiber Shades, a fun, new line of microfiber compression socks for people who need to wear graduated compression but want more playful socks with a pop of color.

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Unequal Insoles from Spenco

January 29, 2016

Spenco and Unequal Technologies have collaborated to produce insoles for athletes at risk for lower extremity stress injuries. Unequal Protective Cushioning provides ultra-thin comfort, and Unequal Protective Stability has a lightweight orthotic cradle

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OdysseyK2 Prosthetic Foot

January 29, 2016

The OdysseyK2 from College Park has a curved hydraulic ankle, Intelliweave composite foot base, and customizable dual StrideControl.

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Balance Walking Poles

January 29, 2016

Balance Walking Poles are designed to align the spine during gait, keeping patients comfortably erect and allowing them to walk longer with better form. The poles offer an easy way to increase muscle engagement while decreasing joint loads.

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