Category: Strength

Add This to ACL Rehab To Help Improve Physical Therapy Outcomes

People with anterior cruciate ligament injuries can lose up to 40% of the muscle strength in the affected leg–with muscle atrophy remaining a big problem even after ACL reconstruction and physical therapy. Adding eccentric exercises could dramatically increase muscle volume and improve outcomes for patients, according to a University of Michigan study in rats, published in Journal of Athletic Training.

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Abilitech’s New Year’s Resolution: FDA Approval for Assist Wearable Device

Abilitech Medical will begin clinical trials of the Abilitech Assist in 2020 as it seeks to obtain FDA clearance of its product, a wearable device designed to help people living with muscular dystrophy or multiple sclerosis, or have experienced a spinal cord injury or stroke, perform activities of daily living more easily.

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