Still Here and Rebuilding Strong

Dynasplint Elbow Extension System Showing ROM

As Dynasplint Systems, Inc. continues rebuilding from a major reorganization, the most important message is that we are still here, ever continuing our mission to achieve excellence by incorporating low-load, prolonged-duration stretch (LLPS) technology into rehabilitative medicine. Throughout the year we’ll continue to highlight many of our products. With a monthly highlight of a joint [...]

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Forearm Supination and Pronation

Supination and pronation are the two directions in which our forearms move.  An easy way to remember which direction is which is this:  when your arm is supinating you could actually hold soup in your hand. These are definitely ranges of motion we take for granted.  Simple activities like opening a door, carrying a plate, [...]

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Prophylactic Mastectomy

October is National Breast Cancer awareness month and I’ve recently been hearing more and more about Prophylactic mastectomies. A Prophylactic mastestomy is the remove of one or both breasts in hopes of preventing or reducing the risk of breast cancer. This is often a choice considered by women who are at a high risk of [...]

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Rehab After A Mastectomy

Most mastectomies, the partial or complete surgical removal of one or both breasts, either are done to treat breast cancer patients or as a preventative measure for those individuals whom are believed to be at high risk for breast cancer. After the surgical removal, the affected side’s chest tissue tightens and often the patient is [...]

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When a Stiff Shoulder is More Than Just Stiff

There are stiff shoulders and there are stiff shoulders.  The condition is called Frozen Shoulder or Adhesive Capsulitis and it can be terribly painful. In fact there are three stages: Freezing Frozen Thawing This condition will get better though it may take as long as three (3) years, so schedule an appointment with your doctor. Once [...]

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