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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. >>

February 2, 2016, Shirley, NY – Biodex Medical Systems, Inc. will be introducing three new products at this year’s annual APTA Combined Sections Meeting in Anaheim. Attendees are invited to learn more about the Sit2Stand™ Trainer, VibroTactile™ System and the medBike® at Biodex booth #525. >>


Carrollton, TX -- (ReleaseWire) -- 03/09/2014 -- Shreveport, LA Vonco Medical a leading provider of new and quality pre-owned and refurbished physical therapy, rehabilitation and medical equipment sales and support and Biodex recently partnered to provide Gamble Guest Care in Shreveport, LA with a 2 day continuing education course in which professionals from both Vonco and Biodex as well as an expert occupational therapist were flown in to oversee the training. More than 50 physical therapist attended the event which unveiled a major upgrade to Gamble Guest Care's rehabilitation facilities to the latest in Biodex Balance and rehabilitation products. >>

Carrollton, TX -- (ReleaseWire) -- 09/19/2014 -- Vonco Medical was proud to help outfit the new Nate Waters Physical Therapy Clinic for Tulsa Community College. This facility will provide clinical learning possibilities for Tulsa CC’s PTA program along with servicing the Tulsa community. The Nate Waters Physical Therapy clinic is equipped with top of the line rehabilitation equipment including Biodex balance testing equipment, Biodex gait training/analysis treadmill, Biodex unweighing system and the Biodex Free Step system. >>

Carrollton, TX -- (ReleaseWire) –  09/16/2014 – Vonco Medical was proud to attend the new Skilled Nursing grand opening at Park Manor Bee Cave. This Long Term Care, Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing, & Specialty Care facility is equipped with top of the line Rehabilitation equipment. The gym offers the Biodex balance testing machine, which offers fall risk testing for the residents, as well as training. They also offer Biodex gait training/analysis treadmill with the Biodex unweighing machine. This allows the patient to unload body weight and work on gait training with the Biodex gait trainer treadmill, which has biofeedback that tells the therapist their stride and step length.  >>

Device helps W.Va. patients learn to walk again

September 22, 2013

South Charleston’s Thomas Memorial Hospital recognized the need for a Biodex Unweighing System in support of its stroke patients. Treadmill training in the safety of the harness and body-weight support allows stroke patients the right therapy environment. Kelly McGrew, physical therapist, notes that the Unweighting System helps improve both speed and balance.  “The Biodex Unweighing System gets you to the next level,” McGrew said. "With strokes, you want to do repetition, repetition, repetition because that's how they recover." >>

Biodex Unweighing System

May 15, 2013
Southeast Georgia Health System, http://www.sghs.org/

Recovering from an injury, surgery or replacement often involves extensive rehabilitation that has to start as quickly as possible. However, many patients are not ready for the stress of an extensive exercise regimen. That is where the Biodex Unweighing System® comes in.

The Biodex Unweighing System, which is in place at the Outpatient Rehabilitation Care Centers on the Brunswick and Camden campuses, allows a patient to put less weight on his or her injuries while performing rehabilitative exercises in a safe, secure, upright position. >>

Zimmerman Program Gets People Moving

April 11, 2011
Pavel Slepicka, The Journal-News

Just over 16 years ago, Dany Baker's life changed after a single car accident left him with an injury to his thoracic vertebrae that took nearly all the use of his legs.

Now, with the help of Dr. John Mekala, DPT, and the Zimmerman Program at RehabEdge in Hillsboro, Baker is able to stand up and get his legs moving again with the use of a Biodex Unweighing System.  >>


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