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Two Regional Directors Join Our Government Affairs Division

We are excited to welcome Jeff Klunke and Tina Richter to OrthoCor Medical! They will assist Vice President Chaz Harris in managing sales and services within the Government Affairs division. Both Klunke and Richter bring considerable experience to their new positions. An eight-year veteran of the US Marine Corps, Jeff sees his new role as an opportunity to provide his fellow veterans with alternatives to opioids. “I came to OrthoCor because I felt there is a significant deficit in our ability to treat our veterans and other chronic pain patients with something outside of narcotics,” he said. “Chronic pain, obviously,…

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Welcome Alex Yeates, Our New Director of Sports & Athletic Performance!

There’s even more exciting news here at OrthoCor! Alex Yeates has been announced as Director of the Sports & Athletic Performance division. We previously drew attention to changes in our company with the creation of our three new divisions, as well as the hiring of Joe Khalifa as VP of Commercial Distribution & Physician Sales and Chaz Harris’ promotion to VP of Government Affairs. While those two divisions expand on markets that OrthoCor Medical has been proudly serving for years, Alex’s hiring represents an entirely new emphasis that we’re thrilled to explore. His division will focus on providing the Active…

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Chaz Harris Promoted to Vice President of Government Affairs

Chaz Harris has been with us at OrthoCor Medical for years, first as a consultant and then as the Director of Veterans Affairs. Now he assumes a new role as Vice President of the Government Affairs division, where he’ll continue his important work improving the care and quality of life veterans receive. Chaz has considerable experience with the Active System, and appreciates how its features promote themselves. “The Active System is a value-based product,” he explained, “it does, and covers, more than any other wearable Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) therapy product. Physicians who have treated patients with the Active System…

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Plantar Fasciitis Clinical Study Complete – Results to Follow Soon!

We have exciting news! Our clinical trial examining the treatment of plantar fasciitis with Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) therapy from our Active System is complete. Plantar fasciitis is a common, painful foot condition that roughly 10% of individuals are anticipated to experience at least once during their lifetime (Uden et al., 2011). The plantar fascia is a band of tissue that connects the heel bone and base of the toes. The simple act of walking can be painful for those with the condition, and often worse right after waking up in the morning. While numerous treatments exist for plantar fasciitis,…

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Welcome Joe Khalifa as Vice President of Commercial Distribution & Physician Sales!

Khalifa will oversee the orthopedic company’s efforts to provide non-pharmaceutical pain management and recovery options for workers’ compensation and private payors We are pleased to announce that Joe Khalifa has joined OrthoCor Medical as our Vice President of Commercial Distribution & Physician Sales. His position heads the expansion of our interests in workers’ compensation to encompass a wider range of employers, private payors, and other markets. “We are thrilled to have Joe on board,” said Fariborz Boor Boor, CEO and Founder of OrthoCor’s parent company, Caerus Corp. “We are hoping to tap into his expertise in orthopedics and pain management…

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OrthoCor Medical Announces Major Expansion

The Minnesota-based orthopedic and pain management company creates three new business units to enhance and expand the care it offers ARDEN HILLS, MN, UNITED STATES, November 4, 2021 – OrthoCor Medical, an orthopedic and pain management company based in Arden Hills, MN, announced a major reorganization that took place in the month of October. The company formed a trio of business units, each focused on serving distinct markets. The Government Affairs division will focus on governmental interaction and specialize in Veterans Affairs. Commercial Distribution & Physician Sales will expand OrthoCor’s current national distribution, workers’ compensation, and private payor initiatives. Finally,…

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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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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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