Tag Archives: Support

Robotic Trunk Support Device for Rehabilitation Post Spinal Cord Injury

Researchers at Columbia University have developed a robotic device that can help people with spinal cord injuries to improve their trunk control, allowing them to sit more stably and expand their range of motion when sitting. The device consists of a motorized belt that attaches to the torso, and which applies forces as users complete… Read More »

How to support someone with tinnitus

Of all the hardships we face in life, there are few things worse than watching a loved one suffer from a debilitating health condition. The feeling of powerlessness–of wanting to help so desperately when there is nothing you can do–it’s devastating, especially when there isn’t a cure or simple answer. At its worst, tinnitus–the medical… Read More »

Technology optimization: refining clinical decision support

Physicians on the front lines of healthcare delivery welcome the assistance of clinical decision support technology – as long as it works well, gives proper suggestions and does not get in their way. Perhaps more than other healthcare information technologies, clinical decision support systems really require CIOs, CMIOs and other health IT and clinical leaders… Read More »

Cause still needs support, local White Ribbon ambassador says

LOCAL White Ribbon ambassador Matthew Irvine says the biggest impact of the charity’s closure this week will be on men trying to seek help. White Ribbon Australia – which sought to raise awareness about domestic violence by appointing men as ambassadors – held a general meeting on Wednesday where it resolved to appoint liquidators. “The… Read More »