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New £1.5 million grant for children’s sports prosthetics

New £1.5 million grant for children’s sports prosthetics

2 weeks ago, Apr 12 at 9:46am
Children with disabilities can now benefit from the latest sports prosthetics after the introduction of a £1.5 million funding initiative by the UK government. 
Review highlights lack of research in effectiveness of orthotics and prosthetics

Review highlights lack of research in effectiveness of orthotics and prosthetics

Mar 19 at 5:04pm
Current clinical literature does not provide sufficient evidence on the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of prosthetic and orthotic interventions, a review has concluded.
300-year-old family business wins Life Science Award for Innovation

300-year-old family business wins Life Science Award for Innovation

Mar 07 at 10:00am
Salts Healthcare has won the Medilink West Midlands Award for ‘Innovation’ and is now in the national finals to be named one of the most forward-thinking medical and healthcare companies in the UK.
Steeper Group launches first of its kind innovation

Steeper Group launches first of its kind innovation

Mar 02 at 1:09pm
Approaching its centenary, Steeper Group, the provider of innovative orthotic, prosthetic and assistive technology products and services, has launched a new product to the upper limb prosthetics products market; the S-Charge System.
Californian drop foot solution introduced to UK market

Californian drop foot solution introduced to UK market

Feb 28 at 8:49am
Ottobock UK has launched the exclusive Bioness L300 Go functional electronic stimulator (FES) system for drop foot and gait rehabilitation in the UK.
Blatchford’s Technology Director knighted by the Prince of Wales

Blatchford’s Technology Director knighted by the Prince of Wales

Feb 27 at 2:53pm
Professor Sir Saeed Zahedi, OBE FREng RDI FIMechE PhD, Technical Director at Blatchford, was made a Knight Bachelor of the British Empire in recognition of his achievements in the field of rehabilitation.
Ottobock reveals latest upper limb orthosis

Ottobock reveals latest upper limb orthosis

Jan 29 at 4:34pm
Ottobock, a leading supplier of prosthetics and orthotics, wheelchairs, rehabilitation, and mobility products, has launched the Manu Neurexa plus, which the company says will set a new standard for treatment with wrist orthoses.
Gripping new product launches

Gripping new product launches

Sep 28 at 4:25pm
The Active Hands Company has launched a new Limb Difference gripping aid, designed for those with limb difference affecting their hands or fingers.
Kevin Green named Head of Orthotics for Ottobock UK

Kevin Green named Head of Orthotics for Ottobock UK

Sep 20 at 10:59am
Ottobock has announced that Kevin Green is Head of Orthotics for Ottobock UK, reporting to Andrew McLean, Sales and Marketing Director.
Blatchford Linx scoops ‘best overall winner’ award

Blatchford Linx scoops ‘best overall winner’ award

Aug 02 at 11:22am
Prosthetics manufacturer Blatchford has been named best overall winner of the 2017 Medical Design Excellence Awards for its Linx system; the first fully integrated, microprocessor-controlled lower limb system to help above-knee amputees live more active and independent lives.
 
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