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Orthoses, Lower/Upper Limb, Functional, Powered

Definition : Functional total lower/upper-limb orthoses using power (usually electric) sources and powered mechanisms that are designed to make possible and/or improve the functional activities (e.g., gaiting) of the lower and upper limbs by providing support, supplementing, and/or augmenting the limb's functions and/or modifying its structure. These orthoses typically consist of dynamic wearable devices that include sensors, power sources, motors, and a variety of mechanisms appropriate to facilitate the normal function of otherwise partially or totally disabled lower and upper limbs. Dedicated powered orthoses controlled by bioelectric muscular (i.e., myoelectric) and/or central nerve (neuroelectric) signals, and/or user operated switches (i.e., autonomous) are available. Powered lower/upper-limb orthoses are mainly used to make functions such as grasping and gait possible.

Entry Terms : "Orthoses, Lower/Upper Limb, Powered" , "Powered Orthoses"

UMDC code : 24207

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Company Type: Parent

Axiobionics develops and markets new and innovative medical devices for pain control and neuro rehabilitation. We specialize in the design of custom-made electrical stimulation technology and orthotic and prosthetic devices. We are expanding our resources

Hanger Orthopedic Group Inc

Company Type: Parent

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Hanger, Inc., formerly known as Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc., is the world's premier provider of orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) patient care services. For nearly 150 years, Hanger has established and maintained a tradition of excellence attributable to the dedication and clinical expertise of our providers, our steadfast support of research and development, and our unwavering commitment to patient satisfaction.Hanger, Inc. comprises five wholly-owned subsidiaries that serve different segments of the O&P industry – Hanger Clinic, SPS, Innovative Neurotronics, Linkia and Accelerated Care Plus (ACP). Each one contributes to Hanger's unique identity as a patient-focused company combining a reputation for clinical excellence with a progressive approach to the use of emerging technologies.

Myomo Inc

Company Type: Parent

Myomo, Inc. is a medical technology company leading the way in extending Myoelectric Prosthetic Technology to powered bracing devices that restore an individual's mobility. The Myomo technology was originally developed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in collaboration with medical experts affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

Spectramed Inc

Company Type: Parent

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