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the largest rehabilitation
research conference in the world
“Chat with the Experts” is a series of informal conversational get-togethers that pepper the EXPO with not-to-miss info from undisputed pros. Bring your burning questions and get your answers here. It’s all happening in between sessions in the ACRM EXPO Hall during the CORE conference.
This year, there will be three “Chats”.
MON 1 OCT // 9:40 AM – 10:15 AM
“Exercise and Brain Plasticity/Health”
Kirk Erickson, PhD
Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD
Founder and Chief Director of the Center for BrainHealth™, Dee Wyly Distinguished Professor, University of Texas at Dallas
MON 1 OCT // 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
“Development and Testing of Wearable Technology“
David Reinkensmeyer, PhD
Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of California, Irvine
TUES 2 OCT // 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
“Mind Body Approaches: Biofeedback, Neurofeedback and Brain Mapping“
Paul Lehrer, PhD, BCB
Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Robert Coben, PhD
Director and Chief Neuropsychologist, Neuropsychologist, Integrated Neuropsychological Services
Held during program breaks, the new EXPO Learning Center provides opportunities for attendees to learn about new products and product research from featured exhibitors. See product demonstrations and get the answers you need to make informed purchasing decisions.
No need to register. Just come to the EXPO Learning Center at the scheduled times.
ASCIP is the only interdisciplinary organization that unites the expertise and perspectives of those with a focus on spinal cord injuries and diseases. It’s comprised of 4 professional sections: American Paraplegia Society (APS), Association of Spinal Cord Injury Nurses (SCIN), Psychologists, Social Workers and Counselors (PSWC) and Therapy Leadership Council (TLC).
ASI is the provider of the autonoME ECU/AAC system which gives patients more independence at home or in a hospital environment. ASI supports its customers through custom installations, training and technical support.
The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine was founded in 1916, and is the nation’s largest medical society dedicated to promoting the health of workers through preventive medicine, clinical care, research and education.
APDM Wearable Technologies is a digital health company that offers sensor-based solutions for quantifying human movement. Our solutions support the translation of cutting-edge rehabilitation research into daily clinical practice. Motion Studio provides access to raw data, Mobility Lab generates gait and balance outcome measures, and Moveo Explorer produces joint angle data.
KneeStim integrates quadriceps neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES), motion-tracking hardware, and machine learning to align stimulation with gait and expected muscle loading in order to improve and accelerate muscle strengthening and re-education for those recovering from knee surgery or managing chronic knee conditions.
Baker O&P has developed two defined programs focusing on enhanced mobility, increased functional outcomes, and improved overall health. In both the Neuromuscular and Amputee Rehabilitation Programs, our clinicians work closely with the patient and the integrated healthcare team, including the physician, therapist, case manager, etc., to reach these functional and health goals
Basic Home Infusion is a highly specialized nation-wide home infusion company. BHI provides intrathecal pump management for those suffering from MS and/or spasticity. We are JCAHO accredited and have been providing top-end and cost-effective care since 1983. Our organization’s unique business model allows for both national presence and comprehensive local coverage.
Meet BURT (Barrett Upper-extremity Robotic Trainer)! Barrett Technology has a 20-year history in robotics supplying universities and Fortune 100 companies with custom solutions for applications requiring robots working alongside humans. Barrett is proud to offer a new device to help facilitate upper extremity movement in rehabilitation settings.
We provide a continuum of care for the most challenging and medically complex patients, including those with traumatic brain injury, traumatic spinal cord injury and patients requiring ventilation. Changing Rehabilitation. For Life. For more information visit our new website at BSWRehab.com.
BOOTH 341 & 339
Biodex Medical Systems, Inc. believes in using science and technology to drive treatment innovation. Biodex rehabilitation devices advance progress in the weak or balance deficient, addressing neuromuscular evaluation, therapeutic exercise, gait training and range of motion. See our booth for ways to achieve better patient outcomes with technology.
Brain Education Strategies & Technology (BEST) develops, researches, implements and disseminates best practices for apps and training for the benefit of people with conditions that affect the brain. The BEST Suite of apps includes apps for energy/fatigue management, goal setting, and identifying and accessing compensation strategies for everyday activities.
The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is the country’s oldest and largest nationwide brain injury advocacy organization. Our mission is to advance awareness, research, treatment, and education and to improve the quality of life for all people affected by brain injury.
BrightBrainer Rehabilitation System is an upper extremity, mobile exercising platform. It provides bi-manual, intensive, and integrative training using custom, adaptable therapeutic games. BrightBrainer targets Motor (endurance, strengthening, speed of motion, motor control), Cognitive (memory, focusing, executive functions) and Emotive (depression) domains. This FDA-registered device benefits stroke, TBI and dementia populations.
Brooks Rehabilitation has served the southeast for more than 45 years. Brooks operates one of the nation’s largest non-profit inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, specializing in catastrophic TBI, SCI injuries. PMR Physician practice, home healthcare, regional outpatient clinics, clinical research, skilled nursing facilities, family housing, assisted living, memory care services. Visit www.brooksrehab.org
California Rehabilitation Institute, a partnership of Cedars- Sinai, UCLA Health and Select Medical, provides inpatient rehabilitation care, education and research for stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurologic disorders, limb loss, organ transplant, cancer, and other medical conditions. The Institute has 138 private suites making it the largest of its kind in the West.
Founded in 1966, CARF has been enhancing the quality of services in medical rehabilitation through standards reflecting best practices and leadership in the field internationally. CARF focuses on helping providers implement an internal process of continuous quality improvement and person-centered services to achieve outcomes desired by persons served.
Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare is an independent, non-profit healthcare provider that has served children and adults since 1938. Located in Pomona, it provides a broad continuum of medical-surgical and physical rehabilitation services for people with a wide range of disabling conditions resulting from accidents, illnesses or diseases.
The Center for Large Data Research and Data Sharing in Rehabilitation is building rehabilitation research capacity by increasing the quantity and quality of rehabilitation outcomes research using large datasets. The CLDR is expanding its mission to include a focus on data sharing and archiving information from completed rehabilitation research studies.
As a health care system, the Children’s Health mission is to make life better for children, from daily wellness and primary care to specialty visits and critical care, with more than 30 locations and 1,000 physicians committed to this mission.
GAITRite: An array of portable, pressure sensitive walkways. CIRFACE, GAITRite_RE and CLASSIC GAITRite allow quick setup, measuring temporal spatial parameters. Available in various lengths. Record and analyze multiple gait cycles in a single walk, allowing quick, accurate testing. Reconfigurable CIRFACE allows WIFI, unlimited width and format, turns and elevation changes.
Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Alabama utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to address prevention, diagnosis and management of congenital and childhood onset physical and developmental impairments. The team, led by board certified physicians, develops individualized treatment programs through inpatient consultation, acute inpatient rehabilitation, and comprehensive, diagnosis specific outpatient clinics.
Ekso Bionics, a leading developer of exoskeleton solutions that amplify human potential, will be unveiling advancements in EksoGT, the first FDA cleared exoskeleton approved for use with stroke and spinal cord injury from C7 to L5. EksoGT, now with SmartAssist Software, is designed to get patients back on their feet.
BOOTH 307 & 309
Encompass Health offers patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health and hospice agencies. With a national footprint that spans 126 hospitals and 235 home health & hospice agencies in 36 states and Puerto Rico, the Company is committed to delivering high-quality care across the post-acute continuum.
Evolv is a medical device manufacturer that specializes in developing affordable rehabilitation technologies for neurorehabilitation, orthopaedic rehabilitation and geriatrics care. Our flagship product, VirturalRehab, is a pioneering cloud-based telerehabilitation platform that uses virtual reality, motion capture systems, and gamification. VirtualRehab has already helped in the rehabilitation of thousands of patients worldwide.
The Foundation for PM&R is a nonprofit organization that provides seed money for innovative physiatric research that will lead to larger studies in comparative effectiveness, outcomes assessment, and quality improvement to prove efficacy and advance the science of restoring health and improving function for individuals with disability.
Galileo is an essential rehab training tool. Its Mechano-stimulation is unlike other muscle devices inducing muscle contractions differently through the “involuntary” stretch-reflex instead of traditional training. Galileo’s high-repetition therapy in a short time is versatile for everyone, easy to set-up and enhances functional outcomes and neuroplasticity. It’s a game-changer!
Since 1999 g.tec develops and produces biosignal amplifiers and software for biosignal recording and real-time signal processing. As a world leader in the field of BCIs, g.tec develops medical devices for stroke rehabilitation (www.recoverix.at), consciousness assessment of patients with DOC (www.mindbeagle.at) and functional brain mapping (www.cortiq.eu).
Across 800 locations nationwide, Hanger Clinic comprises the largest team of exceptional orthotic and prosthetic talent. Collectively, we empower human potential and improve the lives of one million people every year, while leading our profession in developing clinical practice guidelines and measuring patient outcomes.
BOOTH 227 & 229
Hocoma and Motek are the global leaders in robotic and sensorbased devices for functional movement therapy and virtual reality technology for research and rehabilitation. We develop innovative therapy solutions working closely with leading clinics and research centers. Our products are applied successfully in renowned clinics and research institutes worldwide.
At INS, Dr. Coben and Dr. Stevens utilize neuroscientific, neuropsychological, and neurophysiological information to facilitate the clinician’s understanding of their patients’ conditions, ultimately allowing the clinician to provide superior treatment. Specifically, INS offers analysis and interpretation of EEG, QEEG, neuropsychological and other neurophysiological data, along with customized treatment recommendations.
Kessler Institute, ranked as one of the nation’s top rehabilitation hospitals for 25 years by U.S. News, is one of only nine NIDRR-designated Model Systems for the treatment/research of traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries. That same pioneering care distinguishes Kessler stroke, neurologic, orthopedic/musculoskeletal, amputation, cancer and cardiac recovery programs.
For over 30 years, Learning Services has been a national provider of specialized rehabilitation services for adults with acquired brain injury. Our rehabilitation takes place within a residential environment; designed to deliver comprehensive therapy in a real world setting. Located in 5 states: CA, CO, GA, NC, UT.
Lincoln Memorial University (LMU), a values-based learning community dedicated to education in the liberal arts and professional studies is seeking leaders and faculty for the proposed doctoral level Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy educational programs. LMU is accredited to offer Associate, Baccalaureate, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees.
The lite Run System is an innovative new device in the treatment of persons with gait and balance difficulties. A gait trainer and specially designed “spacesuit” pants use air pressure to support body weight providing safe, comfortable unweighting for patients and reducing the labor and lifting burden for therapists.
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is a 167-bed, free-standing, rehabilitation hospital committed to helping patients regain independence following serious injury or illness. Comprehensive services and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation enables specialty physicians and staff to achieve outstanding clinical outcomes.
Mayo Clinic is the largest integrated group practice in the world. Mayo Clinic Rehabilitation Medicine Center is a place for discovery, translation and application of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation care. Mayo Clinic provides programs to develop and increase the knowledge, expertise and performance required to advance Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
MindMaze has developed a breakthrough computing platform for intuitive human-machine interfaces. The MindMotion platform provides motivating gamified activities built on evidence-based neurorehabilitation principles, designed to increase rehab dose after a neurological incident. The devices are FDA cleared and mobile solutions to engage patients in continuing therapy as they transition from hospital to home.
BOOTH 340 & 338
MJM International Corporation is the originator of PVC health care equipment and the superior manufacturer in the industry with over 35 years of experience. MJM is the Global Leader in designing, sales and customer service with the most competitive and comprehensive PVC medical line with over 2500 products to choose from.
The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center (MSKTC) is a federally funded center that offers free factsheets, video, slideshows, and other resources for people living with spinal cord injury (SCI), traumatic brain injury (TBI), and burn injury (Burn).
Myomo, Inc. is a medical robotics company leading the way in extending myoelectric prosthetic technology to powered orthoses that restore an individual’s mobility. The company’s mission is to improve mobility and restore independence for individuals suffering from a paralyzed arm due to Brachial plexus injury, Stroke and other neuro-muscular conditions.
National Stroke Association is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization. Our mission is to reduce the incidence and impact of stroke by developing compelling education and programs focused on prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support for all impacted by stroke.
BOOTH 206 & 208
RAPAEL Smart Rehabilitation Solutions including the Smart Glove and Smart Board provide fun rehabilitation training activities through virtual reality and gamification. The devices interface with our software platform and our algorithm provides customized training for each individual patient. Our goal is to keep users motivated and engaged in their recovery.
The MR3 Network is made up of six resource centers nationwide whose mission is to support rehabilitation researchers. The Network is supported by the NICHD’s National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR) with additional support from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bio-engineering.
REACT helps investigators successfully design and conduct clinical trials that will fill key gaps in medical rehabilitation and there by optimize patient care. The center funds pilot studies, provides education and access to core facilities; all with the goal of fostering innovative clinical and translational research and, ultimately, definitive clinical trials.
The NIH Toolbox iPad app consists of cognitive, sensory, motor and emotion tests fro ages 3-85. Using state-of-the-art development methods, tests take about 5 minutes. Thus, you receive the psychometric subscription fee for unlimited-administration and scoring.
Indego® is an exoskeleton which allows gait impaired individuals to stand up and walk again thanks to powered hip and knee joints in conjunction with sensor technology and sophisticated control strategies. Indego can be used as a therapy tool or as a mobility assistive device for individuals.
The Zeno Electronic Walkway powered by PKMAS software is the most popular “gait mat” technology in the world. The Convertible Zeno is expandable; deploy it as a standard, a wide (4’x26’) or a long skinny walkway (2’x52’ ). Capture balance, walking, turning, PKMAS Primary Gait Screen (PGS), running, TUG, etc.
Pt Pal is an app for patients connected to a clinician’s portal. Clinicians send interactive rehabilitation programs and receive real-time feedback/data on patients adherence/progress. Pt Pal manages exercises, surveys (w/auto-scoring), activities, and education across departments, giving patients a single interface for self-care tasks, and a single platform for hospitals to manage them.
The UE Ranger – Reveal the true Clinical Champion in you. Finally! An effective tool that successfully delivers a lasting therapeutic impression. Bridging excellence over turbulence (pain, weakness, substitutions, limited visits and high cost to patients) in support of optimal orthopedic and neurological recovery. The UE Ranger – Because achieving optimal is the point.
Rehab without Walls NeuroSolutions, the most complete post-acute neurorehabilitation continuum. Over 30 years as the country’s most respected home and community neurorehab leader, now spans home & community, residential, neuro outpatient and pediatrics. We treat the patient or injured worker in the right place at the right time achieving their highest of independence.
RHI, provides acute inpatient rehabilitation services, outpatients continuum, and community reintegration services for adults with brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, and other disabling conditions. RHI is dedicated to assisting individuals in achieving their highest potential with a commitment to the values of respect, independence, quality service, innovation, and service to the community.
Restorative Therapies is the leader in FES powered systems providing stimulation of upper and lower extremities and trunk muscles. Cycling, stepping, elliptical, supine and functional task specific FES systems are available for clinic and home use. Our unique database system, RTI Link, also makes Restorative Therapies an attractive research partner.
ReWalk Robotics is the developer of the ReWalk™, a wearable robotic exoskeleton that provides powered hip and knee motion to enable individuals with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) to stand and walk. ReWalk is FDA cleared for home and community use, is the most studied exoskeleton in the industry and has the most published data on exoskeleton potential benefits.
Working closely with clinicians in the field, Rifton designs and manufactures some of the most durable, most adjustable rehab products available for children and adults.
Ranked top ten in the country and #1 in New York by U.S. News & World Report since 1989, Rusk Rehabilitation continues to set the standard in rehabilitation care for every stage of life and for every phase of recovery.
Fourier Intelligence is a global innovative technology company focusing on the developing, manufacturing and marketing of rehabilitation robotics and exoskeletons, based on Singapore and Shanghai. The M2 is an upper extremity rehabilitation robotic system (CE and FDA certified) and the X1 is the first exoskeleton introducing force-feedback in gait training.
BOOTH 311 & 410
Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, specializes in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neuromuscular conditions. Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation.
BOOTH 444 & 345
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital is nationally ranked by US News and World Report and is the official teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Our network provides a full continuum of rehabilitative care with four inpatient facilities and 25 outpatient centers. Our mission is to provide exceptional clinical care, promote medical education, and advance research.
BOOTH 440 & 438
SportsArt’s Medical division focuses on meeting the needs of clinics and providers. Creating units that accommodate users with both upper and lower body contraindications and providing a multitude of accessories, perfect for reconditioned or recovering users. Our equipment combined with the efforts of medical professionals aims to rebuild and sustain healthy lives.
Stepscan Technologies Inc. is a Canadian technology company that manufactures the patented Stepscan® Gait Analysis flooring system. This medical-grade equipment combines pressure sensitive electronic floor tiles and footprint tracking software to analyze patients’ walking ability. The technology’s capabilities have exciting potential in the fields of health research and sports performance.
Synapse Biomedical Inc. , markets the NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System a surgically implanted neurostimulator. The system is FDA approved for treating ventilator dependency from high spinal cord injury and chronic hypoventilation from ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). The system is CE marked for treating respiratory insufficiency outside the US.
BOOTH 321 & 323
Tekscan manufactures a range of pressure assessment and clinical/research evaluation tools. Our unique systems use thin, flexible, high-resolution sensors to observe gait abnormalities, determine orthotic/wheelchair cushion efficacy, identify potential ulceration areas, and more.
The Amputee Coalition is the leading national, donor-supported, non-profit organization serving the limb loss community. Our mission is to reach out to and empower those affected by limb loss to reach their full potential through education, support, and advocacy, and to promote limb loss prevention.
The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation promotes the health, well-being, and independence of people living with paralysis, a spinal cord injury, or mobility impairment as well as their caregivers and families by providing free comprehensive information, resources and referral services in order to achieve a better quality of life.
For more than 60 years, the name “Joint Commission” has been synonymous with quality and safety. We offer a wide variety of rehabilitation certifications, including stroke, orthopedic, and many more. Our stroke rehabilitation certification is in high demand.
TheraNow is an online platform offering physical therapy services using Telehealth, making PT digitally available. TheraNow offers online sessions via a 2-way video call with board certified physical therapists, helping in thorough assessment and appropriate patient care conveniently, without the patient having to leave home or wait for insurance approvals.
Therapeutic Industries line of physical Rehabilitation equipment deliver new technical and design breakthroughs to a market that has used the same therapy-mat table and hi-low technology for over 30 years. Therapeutics” patented Barihab™ rehabilitation platform improves the safety and protection of the practitioner and patient, in turn lowering operating costs.
T-Rehab’s tele-physiotherapy solution allows patients to do physiotherapy exercises from the comfort of their own home. Physiotherapists can remotely and securely evaluate patients’ performance and customize exercise prescriptions for patients’ recovery. Being used in a national rollout by Ministry of Health, Singapore. Supported by RCT and multiple other studies.
The UTSouthwestern Adaptive Sports Coalition acknowledges the health benefits of adaptive sports participation and strives to make adaptive sports more accessible in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The Coalition is composed of UTSouthwestern staff, alongside local organizations, with a shared goal of promoting an active, healthy lifestyle for all community members.
Our Company is a world leading manufacturer of cryotherapy chambers and other recovery and rehabilitation equipment. VACUACTIVUS is a innovative equipment and solution for cryogenic application. VACUACTIVUS focuses on delivering cryotherapy recovery solutions and other customized installations allowing you to thrive in healthcare, sports, and beauty industry.
ZERO GRAVITY is a wholesaler and a lead supplier of LED medical devices that are FDA approved and based on NASA technology.
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ACRM Annual Conference | Progress in Rehabilitation Research
CORE: 30 SEPT – 3 OCT 2018 // Hilton Anatole, DALLAS, USA // PRE-CONFERENCE: 28 – 30 SEPT
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