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. 

Nursing facilities rank fifth in most dangerous workplaces

July 23, 2015
Ashley Carman, McKnight's Long Term Care News & Assisted Living

Nursing facilities are the most dangerous workplace in Maine and the fifth most dangerous workplace in the U.S., according to a new study from an insurance company.

The research, conducted by Allsup, a provider of Social Security Disability Insurance representation, looked at serious workplace injuries that resulted in an employee having a “job transfer or restriction,” or an employee being prevented from the typical functions of his/her job or from working a fully scheduled day. >>

What is a stroke?

July 20, 2015
Lisa Skibba, For Daily Tribune Media

A stroke, also known as a brain attack or cerebral vascular accident (CVA), occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted. There are two main kinds of stroke:

  • An ischemic stroke occurs when an artery is obstructed by atherosclerotic plaques and eventually blocks blood flow to the brain
  • A hemorrhagic stroke occurs when there is a bleed into the brain or its coverings. >>

New high-techs tools aim to lighten Marines' gear

April 27, 2015
By James K. Sanborn, Staff writer - Marine Corps Times

The Gruntworks Squad Integration Facility showcased its latest initiatives to lighten and streamline the individual loads Marines carry into combat during the Navy League's 2015 Sea, Air, Space exposition in mid-April. 

On display was an advanced 3-D body scanner, a sophisticated computer simulation program, and a state-of-the art medical device commonly used by professional sports teams to measure performance and stress on joints. >>

Computerized system, donated by two Sun Health Foundation supporters, enables health professionals to test people's fall risks and stability and identify weaknesses, which can be addressed through exercises.

Surprise, AZ -- (PRWeb) -- 04/09/2015 -- The Sun Health Center for Health & Wellbeing recently acquired a high-tech Biodex Balance System™ SD that can test a person’s balance and train them to improve it. The system was made possible through a donation to Sun Health Foundation from Allan and Mary Campbell, residents of The Colonnade, a Sun Health senior living Life Care community. >>

Donation funds new hospital equipment

April 7, 2015
Jesse Christen, jchristen@argusleader.com

The Dell Rapids Area Hospital has purchased a new piece of helpful medical equipment thanks to a gift from the Dell Rapids Community Hospital Foundation.

The Biodex Balance System SD is the hospital’s newest edition of high-tech medical equipment. It’s used by physical therapy and is a balance testing and training tool that helps patients that suffer from balance related issues. Physical therapists are able to assess fall risk and then recommend exercises to help improve balance, agility and muscle tone. Other applications include screening athletes for single-leg injuries, concussion management, and wellness or fitness activities. >>

 

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Read More