A Baltimore, Maryland-based medical device company, Encore Path was founded in 2006 by entrepreneur Kris Appel to develop devices and therapies that will improve the quality of life for stroke survivors and their families. The Tailwind, Encore Path’s debut product, is already in use throughout the United States and on five continents.
ABOUT THE TAILWIND
The Tailwind was developed by University of Maryland doctors specializing in physical therapy rehabilitation after a decade of scientific research. Clinical studies have shown that the device successfully helps improve arm mobility, function, and range of motion in patients with even severe paralysis. Visit http://www.tailwindtherapy.com for information.
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