Bledsoe parent company United Orthopedic Group merges with Breg

October 15, 2014 BREG AND UNITED ORTHOPEDIC GROUP ANNOUNCE MERGER   Combination Creates a Leading U.S. Provider of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitative Orthopedic Products and Services   CARLSBAD, Calif. and PLANO, Texas – Breg, Inc. and United Orthopedic Group, Inc. (“UOG”) announced today that they have merged to create a leading U.S. provider of sports...

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Dynamic Bracing for ACLD and ACLR Knees

IntroductionACL deficient and reconstructed knees share common problems that may not be recognized by many medical professionals. Problems of ACLD & ACLR KneesQuadriceps contraction in open kinetic chain situations subluxes the tibia prior to foot strike. Previous OptionsStatic bracing, muscle strengthening, and other forms of training cannot completely eliminate the symptoms of ACL deficiency Dynamic...

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The Effect of Lace-up Ankle Braces on Injury Rates in High School Football Players

Timothy A. McGuine,*‡ PhD, ATC, Scott Hetzel,‡ MS, John Wilson,‡ MD, MS, and Alison Brooks,‡ MD, MPH Investigation performed at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin Background: Although ankle injuries occur frequently in high school football players, no prospective studies have been performed to determine if wearing lace-up ankle braces will reduce the incidence and...

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Cold Therapy Temperature Study

Robert Bledsoe Product Engineer, Cold Therapy Introduction Four continuous circulating cold therapy devices available on the market today were tested to evaluate unit temperatures, pad temperatures and patient skin temperatures.  Temperature was measured over a period of one hour. Purpose of Testing: Evaluate cold therapy unit temperatures over a period of one hour. Evaluate indicated...

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Basic/Intermediate Casting Workshop: April 20 – 21, 2013 Des Moines, IA

**CEUs for OTC, ATC, PA-C, Orthotists, and Prosthetists** Whether you’re interested in learning the fundamentals of casting and splinting or are a little more experienced and want to sharpen your casting skills, this program is for you! COURSE INFORMATIONApril 20-21, 2013 Des Moines Marriott Downtown700 Grand AvenueDes Moines, IA 50309(515) 245-5500 Course limited to 40...

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Bledsoe Brace Systems to make contribution to the Veterans Industries Program

Bledsoe Brace Systems, winner of the large employer award from TVC, to make contribution to the Veterans Industries Program GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (February 12, 2013) – Tomorrow Bledsoe Brace System’s CEO will present a contribution to a member of the Veterans Industries CWT program, helping him transition from being homeless into his own apartment. On...

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Bledsoe Crossover Knee Brace Tops $1 Million in Sales

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas (August 28, 2012) – Bledsoe Brace Systems announces today that their popular Crossover knee brace line has topped over $1 million in sales worldwide. The Crossover line of knee braces went through a re-design in late 2011, with a focus on new fabrics. Bledsoe replaced other breathable materials common in the industry...

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Gary Henley named as CEO of United Orthopedic Group

CARLSBAD, California (October 1, 2012) – The Board of Directors of United Orthopedic Group (UOG) announces that effective today, Gary Henley, formerly COO of UOG, will assume the position of Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Henley has been serving as UOG’s COO for the last year, so this move will increase his presence at the helm...

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