In The News

Biodex is often cited in news articles discussing industry trends, new technology and advancements.  There are also times when we find interesting news articles that we like to share with our customers. Outlined below are periodicals where Biodex has been mentioned, corporate press releases, and other relevant industry news. 

Leading the Way to Recovery

October 12, 2015
David Bertone, PT, DPT, OCS

The epidemic that is concussion in sports continues to affect many of us and has trickled down from the professional and college fields to the youth sports that many of us played. The majority of physical therapists will not have the opportunity to work with the post-concussed professional or collegiate athlete, but all of us can positively affect the incidence of concussion in youth sports leagues through education, comprehensive baseline concussion testing, and post-concussion management as rehabilitation specialists. The technologies available to us in this area of practice continues to grow and evolve. >>

Taking a Stand Against Falls

September 30, 2015
By Hannah Wallace / Sarasota Magazine

In September, Pines of Sarasota announced a new public screening program that can determine an individual’s risk for falls. Falls represent a major health risk, especially in the elderly, and the Pines program is aimed at raising awareness as well as promoting preventive measures. >>

For Parkinson’s patients, exercise is medicine

July 27, 2015
By Rick Ruggles / World-Herald

Parkinson’s disease patients strive through medication to quell their tremors, but voluntary motion and activity may be their best medicine.

Dr. Jim Horrocks, an Omaha physician diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease about 10 years ago, sweated through his T-shirt as he tossed a basketball with physical therapist Christine Montes. He stretched and reached on a mat, and he strode with the help of a stabilizing harness in the gym of Life Care Center of Elkhorn. >>

Optimum Performance: Pitching injury free may depend on several factors

July 24, 2015
Mackie Shilstone, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

With Major League Baseball (MLB) moving into the second half of the season, it's an ideal time to talk about how excess fatigue and a lower body muscle weakness may place a pitcher at risk for a shoulder injury. >>

Falls are one of the greatest causes of serious health problems among older adults and therapists at Ministry Good Samaritan Health Center have a new tool to help patients with balance issues. >>

 
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