Dec 01, 2015

New: BODYTRONIC ID:CAM system solution

A simple and efficient way to produce custom-modeled milled orthoses

With the new Bodytronic ID:CAM system solution, orthotists can efficiently manufacture custom-modeled milled orthoses. There are “Basic,” “Advanced,” and “Professional” profiles available, depending on the medical retailer’s requirements. With the “Basic” profile, users only provide mandatory information relating to topology, material, shoe size, foot orthoses thickness, etc. The Bauerfeind experts start by modeling the foot orthosis, then they validate it, and forward the milling file directly to the production team. The “Advanced” profile is suitable for orthotists who would like to...

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Dec 01, 2015

SacroLoc pelvic orthosis

Study results on the mode of action

Two studies conducted by Leipzig University in collaboration with specialist physicians and Chemnitz University of Technology investigated the effect of the SacroLoc orthosis on the sacroiliac (SI) joint area. The study teams, led by Dr. Niels Hammer, a specialist in anatomy, successfully proved the relieving and pain-alleviating effects of the pelvic orthosis. Following the publication of these two studies in international specialist journals, Bauerfeind has put together selected study results for anyone interested in finding out more. They are available free of charge in hardcopy form or...

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Feb 20, 2015

Train supports for the ankle joint

Now available with donning aid

When the ankle joint is hurting, the MalleoTrain and AchilloTrain supports will help. In order to make donning the Train supports as easy as possible, all versions with a closed heel are now supplied with a donning aid. This practical accessory not only saves time but also energy as the two smooth layers allow the foot to slide more easily into the support. It will fit perfectly after a few simple actions. This helps doctors in acute situations during every-day therapy, health care professionals during consultation and patients during daily use. The donning aid has been designed for...

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Feb 20, 2015

ViscoHeel heel cushion

Improved immediate pain relief

The ViscoHeel heel cushion has a new profile and now offers improved relief for acute chronic heel and ankle pain – in particular in the treatment of achillodynia and Haglund’s deformity, when the pain originates from above the heel bone. Its new anatomical contours provide the painful hindfoot with more support and facilitate a natural heel-to-toe movement. The heel is softly cushioned and gently guided. It reduces pressure discomfort immediately and protects your joints, tendons and ligaments with every step you take. Inflammations of the Achilles tendon can heal more easily. The heel...

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Feb 20, 2015

Bauerfeind has acquired an interest in Orthopädie Kall GmbH

Bauerfeind AG has acquired a minority shareholding of 30 percent in Remscheid-based Orthopädie Kall GmbH (North Rhine-Westphalia). Kall (founded in 1985) manufactures orthopedic foot orthosis blanks and currently employs around 80 members of staff. “This opportunity arose after one of Kall’s shareholders withdrew,” Thomas Bauerfeind explains. The Chief Finance Officer at Bauerfeind AG says: “It’s a long-term investment in the foot orthosis business, because we believe in the great medical significance of the market.” Both companies are operating, as before, as independent entities on the...

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