“We developed the RAPO line to answer the challenge of low-cost rehabilitative orthoses. Our PRAFO line is the gold standard, but the RAPO family of products can be used in certain settings just as effectively."
Poland, OH (PRWEB) May 19, 2011
Anatomical Concepts, Inc., designers and manufacturers of industry-leading medical devices, announced the expansion of its product line to include more variations of ankle/foot orthoses, knee orthoses, knee-ankle/foot orthoses, elbow orthoses, and the increasingly popular ELLIOTT Trial Patient Management System. Anatomical Concepts, established in 1990, is well-known as the original concept developer of the PRAFO, or Pressure Relief Ankle Foot Orthosis, now considered the medical device of choice for numerous patient etiologies.
President of Anatomical Concepts, William A. DeToro, CPO, LPO, shared, “Our PRAFO’s have been used worldwide in numerous industries, from the orthotics and prosthetics practices to hospitals, physical therapy centers, and more. PRAFO’s are certainly our flagship product, yet we’ve developed new orthoses every year, and we’re pleased to launch additional product lines now that include orthoses for both lower and upper extremities.”
Anatomical Concepts reports increased interest in the ELLIOTT and ELLIOTT II Trial Patient Management System. The benefit of the ELLIOTT, or Early Lower Limb Intervention Orthosis for Therapeutic Treatment, is its versatility. It is one trial orthosis featuring 12 options in one system, and addresses multiple patient etiologies. Joseph Whiteside, CO, LO, Anatomical Concepts’ Clinical Director of R & D, said, “Having owned and operated a successful orthotics and prosthetics practice for many years, I appreciate the innovation behind the ELLIOTT. It’s a product that is easily configured to meet the unique needs of so many patients. Our customers are excited about it.”
As part of its product line expansion, the company announced the availability of the RAPO line of products. RAPO, or Rehabilitative Ambulatory PRAFO Orthosis, is a new, lower cost line that provides the same structural support of as the PRAFO, but costs 45% less than traditional PRAFO’s. DeToro concluded, “We developed the RAPO line to answer the challenge of low-cost rehabilitative orthoses. Our PRAFO line is the gold standard, but the RAPO family of products can be used in certain settings just as effectively. We take great care to guide our customers in choosing what’s right for their patients.”
For more information on products for upper or lower extremities, please visit Anatomical Concepts website at http://www.anatomicalconceptsinc.com or call (800) 837-3888.
About Anatomical Concepts
Since 1990, Anatomical Concepts has developed industry-leading medical devices, custom-fit and custom-fabricated orthoses for both upper and lower extremities. It is a team of practitioners, designers, and manufacturers utilizing advanced technology to develop superior products that not only deliver effective outcomes, but present ease-of-use for the medical professional. The company is the original concept developer of the PRAFO, or Pressure Relief Ankle Foot Orthosis, used in medical facilities internationally.
Anatomical Concepts is headquartered in Poland, OH, and provides medical devices, services, and consulting both nationally and internationally. The company's innovative product line has inspired the procurement of eleven US product patents. Providing solutions for medical professionals and helping to improve patient outcomes is still the driving force behind the corporation. Anatomical Concepts, Inc. products are FDA registered and also carry the CE marking.
To learn more about Anatomical Concepts’ range of products, learning resources, and events, please visit http://www.anatomicalconceptsinc.com or call (800) 837-3888.