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ORTHOCOR MEDICAL INTRODUCES NEW ANKLE AND WRIST RECOVERY DEVICES

Twin Cities medical device company makes a BIG SPLASH with the launch of 2 new products. ARDEN HILLS, MN,  June 29, 2017– Today, OrthoCor Medical announces the arrival of 2 new recovery devices to its product line, the Active Ankle System and the Active Wrist System. These new devices will complement the current product portfolio, which includes the OrthoCor Active Knee and OrthoCor Active Back System. With millions of people seeking alternatives to current pain treatments, OrthoCor’s products usher a new era of drug-free pain management. The OrthoCor Active Systems are FDA cleared for adjunctive use in the palliative treatment…



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The Best Non-invasive, Wearable Pain Relief Therapy to Treat Your Pain

Article by: Dr. Oz The Dr. Oz Show November 11, 2011 Ask Your Doctor About: Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy Pulsed electromagnetic field therapy is a new approach to pain management that uses magnets to create pulsing, moving energy. These energy waves could change the way your body copes with pain. Learn more about this new treatment. Could it work for you? Pulsed electromagnetic field (PEMF) therapy is FDA-approved to fuse bones and has been cleared in certain devices to reduce swelling and joint pain. Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) work on the same physics. This therapy…



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Caerus Corp. has acquired OrthoCor Medical

OrthoCor Medical has been acquired by Caerus Corp., a developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative medical devices for the veterinary market. This acquisition will expand business opportunities for OrthoCor into larger pain management markets while continuing to place patient care first. Each company will retain their independence as separate entities. OrthoCor Medical will maintain focus on improving patient recovery with the introduction of new PEMF devices for additional joints & other non-invasive pain management technologies. OrthoCor Medical has now relocated its headquarters to Arden Hills.



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OrthoCor embracing the new ICD-10 System

CMS announced the transition of diagnostic and procedural codes from the ICD 9 to the ICD 10 system. In an effort to improve the medical classification system, the ICD-10 will add on an additional 54,000 codes to allow accurate diagnosis for patients. Providers, billers, and payers are all required to comply with the new changes, as of October 1st 2015. To ensure that there are no delays with processing our patient’s prescriptions, we have updated our Physician Written Order Guide to reflect the new ICD-10 coding. We encourage patients and doctors to download the latest guide here.



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OrthoCor’s CEO Invited to Speak at DeviceTalks

OrthoCor’s CEO, John Dinusson, will be joining other MedTech leaders to discuss the landscape of the medical technology industry. DeviceTalks is hosted by MassDevice, a Business Journal publication. OrthoCor Medical, Medtronic and other industry leaders have participated in previous years. This year the event will be on September 23rd from 4-5:30PM at the Science Museum of Minnesota. Click for more information on DeviceTalks.



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OrthoCor Medical Approves Andrews Institute Physician-Initiated Study

Andrews Institute Gulf Breeze, Fla. February 26, 2014 Three research grants have recently been awarded to the Andrews Research & Education Institute (AREI). Physicians at the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine stay on the leading edge of medicine while furthering the knowledge and care of musculoskeletal injuries through participation in scientific research. Research studies are developed to address current medical needs within the community and are conducted at AREI with the goal of bettering patient outcomes and improving the quality of life for our community. Knee injuries are one of the most commonly sustained injuries in the U….



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PEMF Patient Spotlight: Gordon from Minnesota

Q: When did your knee pain start? A: I had both knees replaced in 2001. I fell down real hard on ice in April 2011. It loosened up the shaft that goes into the bone and they had to replace the knee again in November of 2011. Q: What did you previously use to treat the pain? A: I didn’t really use anything but just put up with it. I had to walk with a cane most of the time and it hurt to walk on it. Q: How has the pain affected your daily life? A: Before it affected…



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PEMF Patient Spotlight: Carl from Minnesota

Q: When did your knee pain start? A: I have had knee pain as far back as high school. I remember my knee pain more distinctly later in my mid 20s. Just getting a little bit older and not being involved as athletically as in the past. The knee pain feels mostly like inflammation in both knees around the knee cap. I feel it mostly when I crouch down and bend the knees. Q: What did you previously use to treat the pain? A: I would get chiropractic adjustments. Also Pilates, yoga, sleep, and dieting. All these things together definitely…



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PEMF Patient Spotlight: Kathy from Minnesota

Q: When did your knee pain start? A: I have 2 bad knees and I have put off having replacement surgery on one knee. I was depending quite a bit on the other knee to carry me through putting off the surgery as long as I could. Well it got to the point where my good knee has become my bad knee with pain. Q: What did you previously use to treat the pain? A: I used more icing and some different types of exercises to build up the quad muscles.. I have had the Synvisc injection in both knees…



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PEMF Patient Spotlight: Shaun from Minnesota

Q: When did your knee pain start? A: I have systemic lupus which is an autoimmune disease, so I’ve had a lot of trouble with many of the joints in my body. My right knee started having problems when I was young after an old injury. I’ve had it since I was 16. Q: What did you previously use to treat the pain? A: I used medication for helping with the pain, but after many years it was difficult to be on it so I tried to take as little of that as possible. I’ve used steroid shots in my…



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