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Make Sure Your Recovery is on Track!

Make Sure Your Recovery is on Track!

 Don't let the pandemic slow your recovery by Umangi Singh, Brie Darcy, PT, DPT & Juanita Nidhindra Keep Your Recovery on Track! I was talking to a friend on the phone recently and she told me about one of the kindest ladies she knows - her neighbor. Her neighbor...

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Caregivers – We’re Here For You, Too

Caregivers – We’re Here For You, Too

Caregivers - We’re Here For You, Too By: Brie Darcy, PT, DPT When a loved one experiences a stroke, family, friends, and other loved ones may unexpectedly find themselves in a new role: caregiver. Unlike chronic or other progressive illnesses, a stroke often provides...

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Goal Setting: A Way To Move Forward

Goal Setting: A Way To Move Forward

Goal Setting: A Way To Move Forward By: Umangi Singh, Brie Darcy & Juanita Nidhindra It’s easy to lose the sight of the finish line when we can’t even see the starting point. For many of us or our loved ones who have survived a stroke or brain injury, the thought...

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Moterum iStride Device™ User Spotlight – Crystal Williams!

Moterum iStride Device™ User Spotlight – Crystal Williams!

Suffering a stroke is a life-changing event, at any age and stage in life. For Crystal, this event occurred at the young age of 21 AND while she was pregnant with her 1st child. There is a lot we can learn from Crystal’s resilience and persistence. Take a read below...

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8 Tips For Boosting Optimism

8 Tips For Boosting Optimism

8 Tips For Boosting Optimism By: Brie Darcy, PT, DPT Last month on our blog, we shared exciting new research highlighting the benefits of an optimistic mindset. In case you missed it, you can review it here. While optimism may come naturally to some individuals, in...

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The Telehealth Evolution

The Telehealth Evolution

The Telehealth Evolution - Then, Now, and Future directions of tele-rehabilitation by Lauren Rashford, DPT You may have heard the terms “Telehealth”, “telemedicine”, or “telerehab” bounced around a lot recently. They generally all arrive at the same meaning with...

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Optimism – A Way To Promote Longevity?

Optimism – A Way To Promote Longevity?

Optimism – A Way To Promote Longevity? By: Brie Darcy, PT, DPT. Silver linings. Rose-colored glasses. Turning lemons into lemonade.  These common phrases are used to describe a term that has become very popular in the medical field. Optimism.Optimism can be described...

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The Story of Speed and Balance

The Story of Speed and Balance

The Story of Speed and Balance By: Anchita Nidhindra, Juanita Nidhindra.   While the wizards at Moterum are working tirelessly to demystify walking “speed” and “balance”, I am going to tell you another story - a story that unveils the secrets of “speed” and...

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Breaking Through a Recovery Plateau

Breaking Through a Recovery Plateau

Breaking Through a Recovery Plateau by Brie Darcy, PT, DPT. What Is a Recovery Plateau? If you or a loved one has experienced a stroke, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of the dreaded recovery plateau. Simply defined, a plateau is a state of little or no change...

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Walking Independence: Perspectives Across 3 Generations

Walking Independence: Perspectives Across 3 Generations

Walking Independence: Perspectives Across 3 Generations, During the Coronavirus Pandemic  By: Juanita Nidhindra. We are living in truly unprecedented times. While adjusting to the “new normal”, I find myself reflecting on some of the most fundamental aspects of our...

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Telemedicine: Here To Stay

Telemedicine: Here To Stay

Telemedicine: Here To Stay By: Brie Darcy, PT, DPT. To say our daily routines have changed since the coronavirus outbreak would be an understatement. While many of us adjust to social distancing and stay at home orders, the world around us is also adapting. Virtual...

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Managing Stress from a Holistic Health Coach’s Point of View

Managing Stress from a Holistic Health Coach’s Point of View

Managing Stress from a Holistic Health Coach’s Point of View By: Lisa Altieri, RN, CHHC A stroke can have very serious physical, as well as psychological, consequences for the survivor. The resulting physical difficulties can place considerable demands on both the...

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Keeping Calm Amidst Chaos

Keeping Calm Amidst Chaos

Keeping Calm Amidst Chaos – Tips to Promote a Calm Mindset By: Brie Darcy, PT, DPTWe all worry, feel upset and get nervous from time to time. Challenging situations arise in all of our lives. It’s part of the human experience. Some situations are individualized, while...

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Moterum User Spotlight – James and Laura Kinney!

Moterum User Spotlight – James and Laura Kinney!

This month’s success story features a truly remarkable couple. Allow me to introduce - James and Laura Kinney! I was very fortunate to get to know James and Laura during a recent clinical trial for the iStride device™. When I think of people who inspire me, James is...

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When “New Year, New You” Doesn’t Go Quite As Planned…

When “New Year, New You” Doesn’t Go Quite As Planned…

When “New Year, New You” Doesn’t Go Quite As Planned… By: Brie Darcy, PT, DPTAs we approach the end of the January, you might find yourself reflecting on the well-intended goals that many of us made at the beginning of the month. New Year’s Resolutions. Maybe you...

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Moterum User Spotlight – Lee Surridge!

Moterum User Spotlight – Lee Surridge!

This month on our blog, we will be discussing a topic that has gotten a lot of positive press in the medical community recently – optimism. Optimism can be simply thought of as ‘looking on the bright side’ of any given situation. With this topic in mind, it is only...

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Moterum iStride Device™ User Spotlight – Tony Thornton!

Moterum iStride Device™ User Spotlight – Tony Thornton!

This month our Success Story highlights a stroke fighter who was part of one of our clinical trials with the Moterum iStride Device™ - Tony Thornton!Tony was coaching his child’s soccer team when he experienced a stroke at the age of 41. “The stroke caused me to fall...

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The Digital Health Revolution

The Digital Health Revolution

There is a revolution happening within medicine, the revolution of “Digital Health.” The term Digital Health was coined by 2000 by Seth Frank(1). According to Nature Digital Health, it included , “internet-focused applications and media to improve medical content,...

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What I’m Thankful For …

What I’m Thankful For …

What I’m Thankful For … Last week, I forwarded our Moterum newsletter to my mother. Being the supportive mother and grandmother that she is, she likes to stay updated on both my personal and professional lives. After reading it, she replied “It must feel good to work...

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National Family Caregivers Month

National Family Caregivers Month

On October 31, 2019, the President proclaimed November 2019 as “National Family Caregivers Month.”  (https://caregiveraction.org/presidential-proclamation-2019).  Families experiencing the challenges of neural disorders or trauma know the challenges on the primary...

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Walking Speed – Is It REALLY That Important?

Spoiler Alert: We Think So! By: Brie Darcy, PT, DPT There has been a lot of buzz in the medical community recently about walking speed. It’s even earned itself a nickname as “the 6th vital sign,” including claims that it may provide as much medical value as more...

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Counting Steps Matters!

Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Through Step Tracking—Why Step Count Can Make a Difference One of the most important aspects of stroke recovery and rehabilitation is, quite simply, continuing to work the program. Especially once you get home. But it’s a frustrating...

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Don’t Stop Walking!

By Lauren Rashford, DPT, Director of Clinical Operations and Customer Development  of Moterum Technologies. Walking really may be the best medicine yet… Did you know that there have been more and more studies showing that walking can truly improve your overall health?...

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Total Knee Replacement Recovery at Home

Total Knee Replacement Recovery at Home

Total Knee Replacement Recovery at Home - A Caregiver's Perspective by Nick Ovington A History of Chronic Pain and Knee Complications Chronic pain has hindered my father, Tim, throughout his life. During his youth as an avid athlete and outdoorsman, he suffered...

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Moterum iStride Device™ User Spotlight – Anthony!

Moterum iStride Device™ User Spotlight – Anthony!

The iStride Device™ Transformed Anthony's Walk Stroke survivors desiring continued recovery often strive for greater independence and a return to activities they enjoy. For Anthony, an avid fisherman, being able to fully return to this favorite hobby was an ongoing...

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Moterum iStride Device™ User Spotlight – Crystal Williams!

Moterum iStride Device™ User Spotlight – Crystal Williams!

Suffering a stroke is a life-changing event, at any age and stage in life. For Crystal, this event occurred at the young age of 21 AND while she was pregnant with her 1st child. There is a lot we can learn from Crystal’s resilience and persistence. Take a read below...

read more
Moterum User Spotlight – James and Laura Kinney!

Moterum User Spotlight – James and Laura Kinney!

This month’s success story features a truly remarkable couple. Allow me to introduce - James and Laura Kinney! I was very fortunate to get to know James and Laura during a recent clinical trial for the iStride device™. When I think of people who inspire me, James is...

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Moterum User Spotlight – Lee Surridge!

Moterum User Spotlight – Lee Surridge!

This month on our blog, we will be discussing a topic that has gotten a lot of positive press in the medical community recently – optimism. Optimism can be simply thought of as ‘looking on the bright side’ of any given situation. With this topic in mind, it is only...

read more
Moterum iStride Device™ User Spotlight – Tony Thornton!

Moterum iStride Device™ User Spotlight – Tony Thornton!

This month our Success Story highlights a stroke fighter who was part of one of our clinical trials with the Moterum iStride Device™ - Tony Thornton!Tony was coaching his child’s soccer team when he experienced a stroke at the age of 41. “The stroke caused me to fall...

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Moterum News: Manuscript Accepted in a Leading Journal

Moterum News: Manuscript Accepted in a Leading Journal

Manuscript Accepted to Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation  Our manuscript titled “Wearable Gait Device for Stroke Gait Rehabilitation at Home” has been accepted for publication to the rehabilitation journal, Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation! Topics in Stroke...

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Moterum Research Events 2020

Moterum Research Events 2020

Moterum Research Presented at APTA’s Combined Sections Meeting and the International Stroke Conference   The Moterum research team was busy this month!   February hosts two of the medical field’s most significant rehabilitation-related events – The American...

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Moterum – A Digital Dynamo

Moterum – A Digital Dynamo

Moterum Chosen As A Digital Dynamo at the 2020 DOCSF conference before JP Morgan HealthCare Conference According to their website, “The Digital Orthopedics Conference San Francisco (DOCSF) is a high impact experience focused on the implementation of digital...

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CEO’s Corner – December 2019

CEO’s Corner – December 2019

Hello, from David. This is the second edition of the CEO’s Corner in the Moterum Newsletter. My goal is to each month touch base on the myriad of changes happening within reimbursement, regulation, and delivery of healthcare. One area where change is happening at...

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CEO’s Corner – November 2019

CEO’s Corner – November 2019

Hello, from David. This is the first edition of a new feature in our monthly Newsletter. We are calling it the CEO’s Corner. My hope for this section is that it will provide at least one place, each month, where I can update you on what is happening inside of Moterum,...

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Moterum Researchers Presenting at 2019 ACRM!!

Moterum Researchers Presenting at 2019 ACRM!!

Moterum is proud that its Director of Clinical Operations, Lauren Rashford, DPT, and Clinical Research Manager, Brie Darcy, DPT, will each be presenting ground-breaking research posters at this year's (November 5, 2019 - November 8, 2019) annual American Congress of...

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