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Alex Orthopedic buys Hermell Products

September 6, 2022HME News Staff

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – Alex Orthopedic has acquired Bloomfield, Conn.-based Hermell Products, creating the leading and largest manufacturer of American-made pillows, cushions and comfort products, according to the two companies. Alex Orthopedic will continue to manufacture and provide established Hermell products, which include pillows and cushions for back health and cervical and neck support, as well as arm and leg orthopedic products, and more. Alex Orthopedic started selling primarily orthopedic...

Comfort Products, Cushions, Hermell Products, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), pillows

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Permobil launches resources for cushions

May 24, 2021HME News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Permobil has launched several solutions-based selection tools and resources for clinics and providers to easily find the right cushions based on an individual’s needs. On the company’s new website, clinics and providers can now focus their search for cushions based on product features such as skin protection, positioning, medium and more. Clinicians and ATPs can also...

Cushions, Permobil, resources, seating and mobility

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Precision Comfort moves to backs

July 24, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Precision Comfort, a newer division of Merits Health, started shipping its first three cushions late last year and launched its first back, the PC ProForm, in June.“It's the first back for our company,” said Dave Leverette, designer and general manager. “It's just for our power wheelchairs right now, but we'll have a full line of backs down the road, as we continue product development.”Precision Comfort offers three cushions: PC Lite (general use), PC Gel...

Complex Rehab, Cushions, Mobility, Precision Comfort

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June 23, 2009Liz Beaulieu, Editor

The rehab industry scored a victory last week when the medical directors agreed to add some but not all of the diagnoses it suggested to the list of conditions that qualify patients for skin protection and seat and back cushions for wheelchairs. For skin protection cushions, approved diagnoses now include 342.0 hemiplegia/hemiparesis, 333.4 Huntington's chorea, 333.6 idiopathic torsion dystonia,  333.71 athetoid cerebral palsy and transverse myelitis. For seat and back cushions, they include...

Cushions, On The Editor's Desk, skin protection

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