Neuroprosthetics

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NeuroProsthetics
ClinicalTrainingCourseDescription&Registration2009 Axiobionics 8005523539 www.Axiobionics.com ColumbusOH

NeuroProsthetics
NeuroProstheticsaredevicesthat interactwithandcontrolthenervoussystem.Theyaredesigned toreproduceorsubstitutefor neurologicalandphysiological functionthathasbeenlosttoinjuryordisease.Wearableelectricalstimulationsystemsdeliver impulsestoperipheralnerves. Theyinduceavarietyofbeneficial effects,includingmusclebuilding,relaxationofspasticmuscle, improvementofbloodcirculation, reductionofjointcontractures andalleviationofpain.NeuroProstheticsimprovefunction inawaythatis“physiological”. Patientswithcentralnervous systemdysfunctionlosefunction whenmusclesbecomeparalyzed. However,musclescanbestimulatedwithenoughforcetoinduce purposefulmovement. Axiobionicsintegrateselectricalstimulationintocustomized andwearablegarments.These garmentsensurethatthemuscle isproperlystimulated.Theyaccuratelyandpreciselyplacethe electrodeover theaffected area. Ourclinicians aretrainedto individualize thesedevices specifictoeach caseandthe needofthe patient. Central Nervous System (CNS) Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)

Becoming a NeuroProsthetist
Toqualifyforourtraining programyoumustbeapracticingcertifiedorthotistor prosthetistorothermedical practitionerwithaninterest inworkingwithpain,orthopedic,andneurological patients.Youmustattendour NeuroProstheticstraining courseofferedthroughout theyear.Wewelcomeindividualsfromthefieldof Wearable Therapy Vest for the Management of orthoticsandprosthetics Chronic Pain andhopetoinspireyouto grow yourclinicalskills.Ourtechnologywillgiveyoutheabilitytosignificantlyimprove theclinicaloutcomesofyour patientswithtoolsthatare easytoimplement.Beoneof thefirstinyourareato becomeaNeuroProsthetist andtoimplementamore physiologicalstrategyto patientcare.Signup forthenextavailableclass. BioVests are Custom-made to Exactly Fit the Patient and Target the Pain

Our Nationwide Pain and Neuro Network
JoinusinbuildingaNetworkofskilledNeuroProsthetistsforwhompatientsandphysiciansalikewillrelyuponforexceptionalcare.ThenumberofAmericanswhoareinpain issignificant.Manyofthemsufferneedlessly.Thepainmarket,amulti-billiondollar market,isuntappedwithinO&P.Showyourpatientsamoreeffectivemeansofmanagingpainandassistthemtoonceagainbecomeproductivemembersofsociety.Asa NeuroProsthetistyouwillhaveaccesstotheemergingmarketsforbothpainandneuro rehabdevices.

NeuroProsthetics: The Next Generation of O&P Services

Wearable Therapy improves quality of life as well as tolerance for work

Wearable Therapy Helps Arizona Teen Walk Again After SCI
JimmyTucker,anadventurous19 yowithiron-claddetermination, fellashewasrockclimbing2years ago.The fateful moment lefthim paralyzed andunableto stand orwalk. Thougha devastatinginjury, toJimmy, thiswasjustanothermountainto conquer.Thatsortoftenacityled himtoundertakehighlyaggressivephysicaltherapyattheNeuro InstituteinTempe.Itwastherethat hewasintroducedtoWearable Therapy. Initially,Jimmyhadverylittle strengthinhislegs.Hewasable tobeginwalkingwithlong-leg braces...hiskneesandankles locked.Itwasn’tperfect,butitwas astart.Musclestimulationwasinitiatedsimultaneouslywiththerapy, 1-2timesaweek.Themusclestim exercisesresultedinincreased musclestrength,whichfacilitated walkingwithunlockedkneesand ankles.Jimmywasfittedwiththe WearableTherapySystemforeffectivetransitiontohishomeexercise program.Useofhissystem,4-5...
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