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Pride Mobility Reports Strong Retail PWC Sales

Manufacturer notes milestone sales of two new consumer power chairs.

Numotion Expands Presence in Carolinas

Provider acquires BlueDot Medical's CRT division, which served North and South Carolina.

FDA Approves Spinraza Drug to Treat Spinal Muscular Atrophy

The drug, approved for children and adults, becomes the first treatment for SMA.

Oceania Seating Symposium to Debut in 2017

Conference will premiere in New Zealand, with Australia co-hosting in the future.

Drive DeVilbiss Acquires Sidhil Group

The venerable Sidhil Group is based in the United Kingdom.

Drive DeVilbiss Completes Partnership Agreement with Clayton, Dubilier & Rice

New agreement will contribute to Drive DeVilbiss expansion and growth plans.

Torben Helbo Takes Over Etac NA, Convaid Sales Management

Chris Braun, previous president of Etac NA and Convaid, has left the companies.

Permobil Acquires Prairie Seating Corp.

Manufacturing of the custom-molded seating systems will continue from Prairie Seating's headquarters.

VGM Names a New CFO

New CFO replaces Mike Mallaro, who became CEO last year.

NCART: Be Aware of 2017 Medicare Billing Changes

21st Century Cures Act, now law, has impacted CRT billing policies for the new year.



Study: Probiotics Can Help Functional Recovery in SCI

"Gut microbiome" is impacted in traumatic spinal cord injury, researchers say.

VGM Calls for Heartland Speakers

Educational presenters invited to submit proposals for June event.

Antibiotic Might Help to Reduce MS Relapse Rates

Small clinical trial suggests adding antibiotic to interferon treatment could help multiple sclerosis patients.

NSM Acquires Integrity Medical’s Complex Rehab Division 

Acquisition adds four offices to National Seating & Mobility's roster.

Numotion Adds RibGrips to Online Store

National CRT provider agrees to partnership to distribute the manual wheelchair accessory.

Quantum Rehab Hits Facebook Milestone

Complex rehab technology manufacturer launched on Facebook in 2012.

Harmar Names New CEO

New officer also joins the accessibility manufacturer's board of directors.

Study: Nusinersen Improved Function in SMA Type 2 Patients

Distributor hopes to launch the treatment for SMA patients in the United States in coming months.

Cancer Drug Could Help FSHD Patients to Gain Muscle Strength

A medication already approved for use in the United States could benefit muscular dystrophy patients, a new study says.

Invacare Discusses Q3 Financials, Business Transformation

Manufacturer sites healthcare market evolution in noting its focus on "solving complex clinical needs."

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