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CUPERTINO, CA—Apple is slowly evolving its smartwatch into a medical device.
New York, NY—Spine deformities, such as idiopathic scoliosis and kyphosis (also known as "hunchback"), are characterized by an abnormal curvature in the spine. The children with these spinal deformities are typically advised to wear a brace that fits around the torso and hips to correct the abnormal curve. Bracing has been shown to prevent progression of the abnormal curve and avoid surgery. The underlying technology for bracing has not fundamentally changed in the last 50 years.
LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services has launched JOINTstat, a diagnostic blood test for rheumatoid arthritis. The JOINTstat blood test is the first test of its kind available in Canada that aids in the early detection and diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis. When caught and treated early, rheumatoid arthritis outcomes can be greatly improved. Through an agreement with Augurex Life Sciences Corp., developer of the JOINTstat test, JOINTstat is now offered exclusively by LifeLabs to patients and physicians across Canada.
Frazer, Pa.-based Hill Laboratories has received UL Approval 60601-1:2012 3rd Edition and Health Canada approval for its premiere Class II Medical Device, the Hill DT Decompression System. Hill Laboratories is a fourth generation family-owned manufacturer of chiropractic, medical and physical therapy tables and products.
The Spine Specialist Laser Assisted Spinal Restoration (LASR) procedure offers an entirely new method of treatment available for patients suffering from neck and low back pain. This revolutionary treatment device has been designed and developed by chiropractor, Dr. Mark Jagger, to treat those patients that have not responded satisfactorily to other traditional forms of therapy. The Spine Specialist simultaneously combines a precise and gentle spinal decompressive force with a specially designed Automated Class 4 Medical Laser Treatment Delivery System. It applies them in a scientifically specific manner and is achieving unparalleled results.
Aug. 28, Orlando, FL - Foot Levelers debuted 3D BodyView at the Florida Chiropractic Association National Convention and Expo. 3D BodyView is the first true color 3D imaging device to be released in the chiropractic profession.
Designed, manufactured and patented by LiteCure, theLaser-Massage System is the first and only massage system available tothe Therapeutic laser market.

November 2010 – Vitality Depot announces the launch of their two new portable electrotherapy units, the Vitality Innovations StimTec4 and the StimTec2. These portable units can be used by chiropractors in their clinics, or on the road, and are affordable enough for patients to bring home.

Oct. 21, 2009 – Theralase Technologies Incorporated has recently introduced the TLC-1000 System and its new accessory, the TLC-1100 Theralase Roll Stand with boom arm.
Sept. 25, 2009 – The Tanda Professional Restore light therapy device was made available to the Canadian chiropractic market in September 2009.
Aug. 24, 2009 – Meditech International Inc. is a medical technology company specializing in the design, manufacture and distribution of Laser Therapy Systems to healthcare professionals worldwide.
Aug. 13, 2010 – Millions of North American men and women suffer from the painful dysfunction of the foot, Hallux valgus, also called "bunions". 
May 27, Vaudreuil, QU - Chattanooga is pleased to announce the release of its newest modality, the revolutionary Intelect Shortwave 100. Shortwave diathermy is a proven therapeutic modality that produces electromagnetic energy which converts into thermal energy, providing safe and effective deep tissue heating therapy without heating surface tissue.
Jan. 28, 2009 – Teeter, the world’s leading supplier of high quality, precision-engineered inversion products since 1981, announces the availability of their clinical model DFM Inversion Table.
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