New Products

Gina DiGironimo, Production Editor
3,391 reads | 0 comments | 04/03/2002

The sight of a needle can strike fear into your bravest patient. Now a new product promises to minimize the pain. Milestone Scientific’s CompuMed system consists of the CompuMed computer and the Wand handpiece. The CompuMed computerized anesthetic system allows you to control the flow rate to your patients. Modes range from slow mode (one drop every two seconds) to the aspiration mode. This controlled distribution enables you to deliver the anesthetic below the patient’s threshold of pain. According to Milestone, the microprocessor automatically provides safe delivery for different ti

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Active patients often need specialized products to protect vulnerable knees and ankles. Now you may recommend the PPT Gel Stirrup Ankle Support, which reduces sprains and injury-related pain and edema. According to the manufacturer Langer, the ankle support contains a two-chambered bladder of air and gel for cold therapy use. Langer says the cushioning brace controls eversion and inversion, and allows for normal plantarflexion and dorsiflexion. Not only does the contoured shell closely adhere to the ankle in athletic shoes, Langer says you’ll find that the ankle support is adjustable so i

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3,714 reads | 0 comments | 12/03/2001

A Perfect Fit Are you looking for an orthotic that is an alternative to PTB and AFO braces? Now you can use the Mueller TPD Orthosis to treat tibialis posterior dysfunction and certain abnormalities such as midfoot abduction, severe forefoot varus and midfoot hyperostoses. According to the manufacturer Allied OSI Labs and the device’s creator, Terrance J. Mueller, DPM, the orthotic assists surgical patients post-operatively and reduces the need for reconstructive surgery. For more information, call (800) 444-3632 or circle 326 on your reader service card. Air Tight When patients have

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Are you trying to get a more accurate handle on a patient’s diabetic neuropathy? If so, you may want to check out the SmartPen dual filament sensor from Koven Technology. It says the SmartPen combines a sterile sharp tip sensor and a replaceable, calibrated, retractable Semmes-Weinstein monofilament. According to Koven, the sterile sensor enables you to test for sharp sensations in areas near diabetic foot ulcers. Using the 10gm monofilament helps you assess diabetic neuropathy assessment with touch-pressure sensation and is calibrated for 100 uses, according to the company. Koven adds tha | Continue reading