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. 

Corporate partners of ICAA will present balance and mobility exercise devices to fuel wellness offerings for baby boomers.

October 10, 2018, Shirley NY – Next week at the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) Conference in Long Beach, California, medical equipment manufacturer Biodex Medical Systems, Inc. aims to educate on the importance of age-appropriate technology in wellness program design. Attendees of the conference will have an opportunity to explore exercise and rehabilitation equipment intended to help seniors address every link in the mobility chain. >>

May 20, 2015, Shirley NY – Biodex Medical Systems, Inc. will be featuring the Sit2Stand Trainer, the most recent addition to its Mobility Enhancement family of devices, at the upcoming APTA NEXT Conference.

One of the most fundamental motions required to maintain mobility and sustain a greater quality of life is the ability to stand from a seated position. Performed many times throughout the day, this demanding movement requires more lower-extremity joint torque and range of motion than walking or stair climbing. >>


Recovering balance: Classes help seniors prevent falls

March 21, 2015
By Danie Koskan, Rapid City Journal Staff

Want to lead a well-balanced life? Put down the self-help and diet books and just try standing on one foot for a minute.

“If you can maintain a minute, you’re doing pretty well with balance,” said Erin Smith, wellness director at Westhills Village Retirement Community. If you wobble before time’s up, don’t panic. With age comes wisdom, white hair — and wobbles. “Unfortunately, as we age, our balance is one of the first things that we tend to lose,” Smith said.

The single-leg stance is one of the tools she uses to improve stability in her clients, most of whom are residents of the southside Rapid City retirement home. The rest are on a waiting list to move into the continuing care facility. >>

Biodex Medical Systems, Inc. introduces the New Sit2Stand™ Trainer

February 12, 2015

February 12, 2015, Shirley, NY – Biodex Medical Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of the Sit2Stand Trainer, the newest addition to its Mobility Enhancement family of devices.

The ability to stand from a seated position is an important movement performed many times throughout the day. It is one of the most fundamental motions required for a greater quality of life and functional independence. The new Sit2Stand is designed to address proper biomechanics in order to provide the lower body strength required to achieve the sit-to-stand motion. In addition, it contributes to upper extremity strength gain to help diminish pain often created by upper body compensation for lower extremity weakness. >>



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