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Kathleen discusses RT300 with Paul Amadeus Lane on KMET radio
Kathleen discusses the benefits of RT300 FES with Paul Amadeus Lane, Bureau Chief of ABC News KMET Radio.
FDA clears wide pulse FES
FDA cleared wide pulse FES expanding available parameters benefiting many new patients.
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Strava comes to FES!
You can now link your FES account to Strava.com. See all your sessions on Strava, share with friends, find other FES users.
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RT300 Supine aids early mobility
"We can use RT300 for people who can’t get up and out of bed, but it will help them maintain strength in their arms and legs. That means that when they are healthy enough to get up, their legs and arms will be strong" White said.
Injured Olathe gymnast gets Christmas Eve surprise
Anna Sarol faces a long road to recovery after falling off the high bars in August. She spent weeks at Children's Mercy Hospital, then traveled to Chicago to endure more physical therapy. She's kept a positive attitude through it all, and on Christmas Eve, her positivity was returned in a huge way.
Sedated or unconscious, ICU patients can still pedal, McMaster researchers have found
Currently, one in four critically ill patients who survive have severe weakness that impairs their quality of life for up to five years after leaving the hospital, and more than half never return to work.
NBC10 Feature on RT300 at the Y
While his wife is on the treadmill at the Newman Y in Seekonk, Dr. Witman is getting in his workout. He's able to move his legs, with help, thanks to a piece of adaptive equipment known as the RT300 FES system. Watch now
People with Paralysis Get Some Mobility Back With FES
"At 17 years old, Chris Corsi suffered a diving accident that broke his neck and left him with paralysis. He was unable to control his trunk and had very little finger dexterity. Your whole life changes." RT300 is helping to overcome the challenges his disability presents.
Phoenix Children's Hospital heralds the arrival of RT600 into it's "I can walk" Project
Many children with neurological disorders lose their ability to walk due to severe muscle weakness and impaired motor control, resulting in a sedentary lifestyle. RT600, cutting-edge FES equipment presents the opportunity for children to reach their highest recovery potential in a shorter period of time and fulfill their dreams of walking.
ICU patients get leg-up with FES
Unconscious patients in intensive care have been placed on motorized FES machines at the Austin Hospital as part of a trial to establish if the therapy improves recovery rates. Researchers found the eight who received FES in intensive care reached recovery milestones such as standing and walking faster, had reduced delirium and improved physical function compared with their peers who did not. They were also able to return home up to three weeks earlier.
Electrical stimulation gives hope to paralyzed teen
"I broke my neck so I'm a c7 quad which means that I've lost a lot of finger dexterity and I don't really have any trunk control," said Chris. "It's affected everything your whole life changes." RT300 makes it less of a challenge.