Vacuum Up The Dust
- Volume 20 - Issue 6 - June 2007
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The portable BATVAC comes with a sheath that can be attached to drills, according to the manufacturer Jan L. The company says the product efficiently collects dust right at the bur.
The BATVAC has an overnight charger for the battery and a car auxiliary jack so one can charge them while driving to other practice locations or nursing homes, notes the company.
Jan L says the dust collector comes with a hose and 10 filters.
Company: Jan L
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Three Points Of Relief
The 3pp™ Bunion-Aider™ reduces hallux valgus deformity and rotational balance, according to the manufacturer 3-Point Products. The company says the device realigns the great toe to correct valgus angulation and any hyperextension or flexed toe positioning to preserve neutral alignment.
The 3pp Bunion-Aider has soft, foam-lined straps, which the company says stay in place and can be worn in shoes or at night.
The splint’s forefoot and toe straps are simple to apply and patients can adjust them to their tolerance, according to 3-Point Products.
Company: 3-Point Products
Product: 3pp™ Bunion-Aider™
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A More Accurate Measurement
The Digital Biometer™ can measure osseous segmental relationships and joint ranges of motion, as well as help assess X-rays, according to the manufacturer RX Laboratories.
The device is battery operated and incorporates patented sensor technology, according to the company.
The Digital Biometer has a resolution to within 1 degree and has a range of 0 to 360 degrees.
Company: RX Laboratories
Product: Digital Biometer™
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A Comforting Orthosis
The Model 719 Sher™ Comfort Orthotic can both offer instant comfort for patients and spur compliance, according to the manufacturer Sroufe Healthcare Products. The orthosis is made of EVA, which has shock-absorbing capabilities, notes the company.
Sroufe says the orthosis also is laminated to polyester for a top cover that does not wear easily. Model 719 is available in shoe sizes 5 to 12 for women and sizes 6 to 12 for men.
Company: Sroufe Healthcare Products
Product: Model 719 Sher™ Comfort Orthotic
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