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Braces/Orthotic Devices

Orthotic devices (commonly referred to as braces) are externally applied devices that are used to modify the structural and functional characteristics of the neuromuscular and skeletal system. This may be to support paralyzed extremities, enhance function of joints, or correct the physical alignment of an extremity, joint, or skeletal component.


ReWalk – Allows Independent Controlled Walking

2018-08-20T20:25:22+00:00Categories: 1 Nationwide, Disability Products & Services, Massachusetts|Tags: , |

Visit Website Contact Marlborough, Massachusetts ReWalk is a wearable robotic exoskeleton that provides powered hip and knee motion to enable individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) to stand upright, walk, turn, and climb and descend stairs*. The system allows independent, controlled walking while mimicking [...]

Shanes Neck Brace – Optimal Support Neck Brace

2018-08-15T15:17:38+00:00Categories: 1 Nationwide, Arizona, Disability Products & Services|Tags: |

Optimal Neck Support Brace is designed and invented to keep your head in a upright position without degrading the muscle tone from restricted movement.

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury can result in paralysis of the muscles used for breathing; paralysis and/or loss of feeling in all or some of the trunk, arms, and legs; weakness; numbness; loss of bowel and bladder control; and numerous secondary conditions including respiratory problems, pressure sores, and sometimes fatal spikes in blood pressure. Approximately 12,000 new spinal cord injuries occur in the U.S. each year. A majority of injuries occur from motor vehicle accidents, falls, work-related accidents, sports injuries, and penetrations such as stab or gunshot wounds.

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