How Robotic Training Helps Kids with Cerebral Palsy Sit More Stably

Researchers at Columbia Engineering report that their newly developed robotic Trunk Support Trainer (TruST), when combined with active practice of postural movements, improves trunk and reaching control in children with ceerebral palsy (CP) who have impaired sitting control.



Invacare Corporation Introduces the ISA Premier Series Stand Assist Lifts

Invacare Corporation (Invacare) introduces the ISA (Invacare Stand Assist) active patient lift solution for the post-acute care setting into the US market. It is designed to provide maximum comfort and security when transferring weight-bearing patients, as well as those needing rehabilitation support.

Orthotics & Prosthetics


Össur Launches Online Store

Össur, a provider of prosthetic and orthopaedic technologies, launches, a new online option that enables consumers in the US to directly purchase the company’s Formfit and CTi lines of bracing solutions.