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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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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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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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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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Surestep, Midwest Orthotics convert to employee stock ownership plan

January 29, 2016

South Bend, IN-based Surestep and Midwest Orthotics employees on January 13 celebrated the 50th birthday of founder Bernie Veldman, CO, but got their own gift when Veldman and his wife Pam Veldman announced the companies had transitioned to a 100% Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), a qualified retirement benefit that holds company stock. “Congratulations, you’re now owners,” Bernie Veldman told the group of about 170 staff gathered at the Gillespie Center in South Bend. “You now own your future.” On January 4, Dienen, parent company to Midwest Orthotics and Surestep, became an ESOP, but the Veldmans kept the news under wraps until the surprise announcement

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Campbell is Hanger’s chief clinical officer

January 29, 2016

James Campbell PhD, CO, FAAOP, joined Austin, TX-based Hanger Clinic in November 2015 as chief clinical officer. Campbell joined Hanger after 17 years at Becker Orthopedic in Troy, MI, where he was most recently executive vice president for clinical services and research and product development, manufacturing engineering, quality, regulatory affairs, and central fabrication

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BOC’s Zacharias chairs ICE board

January 29, 2016

Claudia Zacharias, MBA, CAE, president and CEO of the Owings Mills, MD-based Board of Certification/Accreditation, is now serving as board chair of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) Board of Directors. The announcement was made at the October 2015 ICE Annual Meeting in Portland, OR

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