Lots of exciting things to share this Spring about BalanceWear! The usual suspects are continuing their impressive work and some new faces are joining the team with exciting accomplishments to share.

If you would like to contribute your BalanceWear successes and experiences, please email to cindy@motiontherapeutics.com.

April, 2015

American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting
Motion Therapeutics will be Presenting at the Scientific Sessions

The BalanceWear team will be busy as we have two posters and a podium presentation scheduled. We have exciting things to share at the AAN Annual Meeting, Washington DC, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. See detailed schedule below

Cindy Gibson-Horn, PT will present: 
  • Improved Sway Velocities and Directional Balance Improvement in Two Individuals with Spinocerebellar Ataxia with Balance-Based Torso-Weighting: A Case Series Report on Tuesday April 21st 
  • Balance-Based Torso-Weighting Results in Fall Reduction During Sensory Organization Test for People with Multiple Sclerosis on Wednesday April 22nd. 
Dr. Hasan Askari will be presenting his work on Thursday April 23rd:
  • Balance-Based Torso-Weighting (BBTW): A Novel Therapy to Prevent Falls in Patients with Peripheral Neuropathy. 
Look out for us at the meeting and come say hello! We will be performing "real-time" balance correction in the BalanceWear® Motion Therapeutics exhibit booth # 911  and presenting balance correction research as follows:

Presentation Type
Date & Location
Platform Presentation
number S28.003
"Balance-Based Torso-Weighting Results In Fall Reduction During Sensory Organization Test For People With Multiple Sclerosis"
Session S28: Neuro-rehabilitation on
Wednesday, 4/22/2015 at 2:30:00 PM -
2:45:00 PM
Poster Presentation 1701
presentation number
"Improved Sway Velocities and Directional Balance Improvement in Two Individuals with
Spinal Cerebellar Ataxia with Balance-Based Torso-Weighting: A Case Series Report"
Poster Session P2: on 4/21/2015
Poster Presentation 1827
presentation number
"Balance-Based Torso-Weighting (BBTW): A Novel therapy to prevent falls in patients with peripheral neuropathy."
Session P7: Thursday, 4/23/2015 at
2:30:00 PM - 2:45:00 PM

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AAN Meeting Referrals 
Motion Therapeutics will be presenting BalanceWear at the American Academy of Neurology AAN Annual Meeting at Washington DC which runs from April 18 to April 24. If you would like us to make your services known to neurologists in your region please contact Vivianna Ramirez at Motion Therapeutics at (888) 330-2289, or email Vivianna at vramirez@motiontherapeutics.com 

Brandable Powerpoint Presentation under Development 
Motion Therapeutics is currently developing a PowerPoint presentation designed to help therapists explain Balance Based Torso Weighting (BBTW) technoloy to their doctor and neurologist associates. Therapists will be able to insert their own logo into the presentation in order to more closely associate their company with BalanceWear and it's positive effects assisting patients with balanced-based challenges.

Email Cindy Gibson-Horn, PT, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for more information. 

Jennifer Vincenzo Presents BalanceWear/Fall Risk Study
Pennsylvania Study Tracks Efficacy of BalanceWear to Prevent Elderly Falls

Jennifer Vincenzo, PT, MPH, PhD, GCS, CHES has been conducting an exciting study in Pennsylvania on the efficacy of BalanceWear to prevent falls and decrease fall risk in populations at personal care facilities at Country Meadows and Ecumenical. 

On April 6th she successfully presented her dissertation on Balance-Based Torso-Weighting in older adults. Congratulations Jennifer! We expect great things from you in the future of research in older adults.  

Recent BalanceWear Presentations

Curry Durburow, PT, DPT presented at the Hershey Neuroscience Conference on April 16th. 
  • Emerging Technology for the Treatment of Dizziness and Imbalance. Featuring BBTW as an emerging treatment 
Dr. Hasan Askari and Cindy Gibson-Horn PT presented their information on Concussion to Penn State Athletics on April 17th.
BalanceWear in Scandinavia!

Motion Therapeutics has teamed up with Skodsborg Fysioterapi of Skodsborg, Denmark to open a clinic with BBTW trained therapists to bring BalanceWear to Europe! Cindy Gibson-Horn will be traveling to Denmark from May 30th to June 7th to get the clinic up and running. 

We are so excited to make BalanceWear more easily accessible to the many people who have shown interest in Europe and across the globe.

BBTW® Seminars On Tap
Learn the Static and Dynamic Assessment Tests and Weighting Strategies to Immediately Improve a Patient's Balance

Motion Therapeutics now incorporates 2 additional live, on-line Webinar sessions to reinforce the Hands On Lab seminar component of its certification process. See below for our schedule of upcoming seminars.

April 25, April 26 
Ergonomically Correct, LLC 
Annapolis, MD 
Click here to download registration flyer. 
Click here to register on-line. 

Aug. 6, Aug. 9 
Lawrence Therapy Services 
Lawrence, KS 
Click here to download registration flyer. 
Click here to register on-line. 

Motion Therapeutics, Inc.

We provide innovative non-invasive treatment options for balance disorders resulting from many conditions including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, ataxia, infirmity, and stroke.
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