- Volume 18 - Issue 12 - December 2005
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One Gel, Many Uses
Are your patients looking for a multiple product package that offers numerous benefits and more convenience? Look no further than the All Gel Care Kit™, which combines several gel foot care products from Silipos in one kit. The company says this packaging facilitates easy dispensing in the office.
Silipos says the gel products protect patients against shear forces and friction, and also release a mineral oil to condition and moisturize feet.
The All Gel Care Kit complements the original Digital Care Kit™, according to Silipos. The company touts the kit’s cost effectiveness and convenience in treating a variety of ailments.
Company: Silipos, Inc.
Product: All Gel Care Kit™
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A Flexible Prefab Orthotic?
A newly developed prefabricated orthotic may be flexible enough to treat a variety of conditions.
SoftPoint® Flexible Cork Orthotics can relieve pain associated with plantar fasciitis or weak or fallen arches, according to the manufacturer FLA Orthopedics. The company says the orthotic supports the foot’s arch and its high contours prevent pronation.
The SoftPoint has a cork/EVA base that is thin, lightweight and flexible, and FLA Orthopedics notes it absorbs shock and molds to the foot’s natural contours.
The company cites additional benefits such as a deep heel cup, which stabilizes the foot and cradles the heel, and a breathable fabric, which reduces shear and blisters.
Company: FLA Orthopedics
Product: SoftPoint® Flexible Cork Orthotics
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A Versatile Night Splint
Patients may be able to find relief from a myriad of conditions when using a new night splint.
The Airform Night Splint may treat plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, dropfoot and post-static pain, according to the manufacturer, Royce Medical. The splint is lightweight, has a low profile and is comfortable, notes the company.
The company says the product is easy for patients to slip on and adjust. The pad is air-filled for soft, gentle wear, according to Royce Medical.
It is available in two sizes as well as single boxes and six packs.
Company: Royce Medical
Product: Airform Night Splint
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Fulfill Your Imaging Needs
Does your practice need a computed radiography scanner that offers high quality at an affordable price?
Look no further than the Orex ACL2/ACL4 scanners to fulfill your imaging needs. The product line utilizes film-less laser scanners, erasable phosphor plates and image management stations, according to the manufacturer Orex Computed Radiography.
Orex says the ACL2 scanner can scan 20 plates per hour while the ACL4 scanner can scan 41 plates per hour. It adds that clinicians can use the scanners to scan any body part. Orex says the scanners come with image enhancement management software and images are stored as DICOM files, which one can transfer over the Internet.
The company maintains the Orex system is compact, can accommodate small spaces and is inexpensive.
Company: Orex Computed Radiography
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When dealing with the potential for infection, it is vital to practice in an antiseptic environment.