Restorative Therapies Announces Continued Commitment And Collaboration During 15th Year Anniversary With Kennedy Krieger Institute

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Corporate News
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Restorative Therapies, Inc., the leading developer, manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of FDA cleared class II medical devices for neurological rehabilitation and critical care, announced its continued commitment and collaboration with the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute. The collaboration reflects the company's dedication to help people of all ages with neurological impairment or critical illness achieve their full recovery potential.

BALTIMORE, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- "We're excited to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Kennedy Krieger's International Center for Spinal Cord Injuries, and we congratulate RTI on their anniversary, too," said Tom Novotny, Director of Operations for the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute. We are grateful for their sponsorship and support of our Center's work to help individuals with spinal cord injuries recover and live their lives to the fullest."

Both the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger and Restorative Therapies are celebrating 15 years of success. Restorative Therapies iFESTM technology originated through a collaboration between our internal technical team and world class physician-researchers at Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.

The KKI Festival of Trees took place November 29thDecember 1st in Baltimore, Maryland. It is an annual holiday-themed family event that benefits Kennedy Krieger Institute. Restorative Therapies created and donated five gingerbread houses to the festival this year with one of the houses winning a blue ribbon.

At this time of giving thanks, we extend our sincerest thanks to KKI for the excellent service and care they provide to people all around the world.

"We are proud to offer the most advanced iFES technology for patients while standing behind our commitment of providing an iFES product line that covers the full continuum of care," said Jim Janicki, President & CEO of Restorative Therapies. "With a relentless focus on patient needs, we are proud to be a true partner and advocate for clinicians, patients and other healthcare providers who work every day to provide the best care possible."

ABOUT KENNEDY KRIEGER INSTITUTE:

Internationally recognized for improving the lives of children and adolescents with disorders and injuries of the brain, spinal cord, and musculoskeletal system the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD, serves more than 20,000 individuals each year through inpatient and outpatient clinics; home and community services; and school-based programs. Kennedy Krieger provides a wide range of services for children with developmental concerns and is home to a team of investigators who are contributing to the understanding of how disorders develop while pioneering new interventions and early diagnosis.

ABOUT RESTORATIVE THERAPIES:

Restorative Therapies is the industry leader in integrated functional electrical stimulation (iFES), successfully working with more than 100,000 patients, in more than 1,000 clinics, and 30 countries over the past 15 years. As the standard of care in rehabilitation therapy for many neurological conditions such as spinal cord injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, transverse myelitis, or brain injury; the Restorative Therapies' products provide customized responsive therapeutic programs for ongoing rehabilitation and overall health benefits.

Restorative Therapies' provides products and services across the full continuum of care, from the critical care unit to inpatient and outpatient therapy and then in-home care. As Your Advocate for Life, Restorative Therapies is dedicated to helping all of our patients and clinicians achieve access to care and for patients to have the best opportunity to live an active healthy life.

Restorative Therapies' iFES incorporates functional electrical stimulation integrated with task specific, or motor assistance/resistance, activities to optimize therapeutic goals. Our proprietary software provides real-time biofeedback, data tracking and sophisticated control algorithms that are designed for a wide range of neurological impairments. Restorative Therapies' products target multiple muscle groups for arm, core and leg rehabilitation with up to 12 coordinated channels of stimulation intended to reduce muscle atrophy, reduce muscle spasms, improve local circulation, maintain or increase range of motion and muscle re-education. This therapy has been shown to improve muscle weakness by rebuilding muscles to regain, or maintain, functionality as well as reduce common secondary complications such as pressure sores, urinary tract infections, pneumonia, cardiovascular disease or bone density.

For more information please visit http://www.restorative-therapies.com, email marketing@restorative-therapies.com or call Chloe Bagley, Market Development Manager 800.609.9166 extension 357.

 

SOURCE Restorative Therapies



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