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Fighting the bone disease together: Detecting osteoporosis – and taking action

Around six million women and men in Germany are suffering from osteoporosis. There are around 800,000 new cases every year, and one in three women over 50 is affected. However, treatment figures are declining. All too often, the condition is not diagnosed. This is because a wide range of practitioners is needed to keep this widespread disease in check …

Closing the gap between hospitals and specialist physicians A network against age-related fractures

Medical compression stockings are part of the basic therapy for vein problems. Whenever they’re prescribed, however, they must always be tailored to the patient’s individual requirements, says Dr. Stefanie Reich-Schupke, a professor of phlebology at Ruhr University Bochum, Germany.

Interlinked osteoporosis treatment “The orthosis is a very effective aid”

Dr. med. Henning Kunter is the Chief Physician for Trauma Surgery, Orthopedics and Geriatric Traumatology at the Protestant Hospital in Cologne-Kalk – the hub for inpatient treatment of the Kölner Netzwerk Osteoporose (KNO; Osteoporosis Network Cologne).

Clinical study with Spinova Osteo “Our goal is to objectify achievable mobilization”

The spine surgeon Dr. med. Yorck Rommelspacher is among the supervisors involved in a comprehensive study conducted at the University Hospital in Bonn, Germany, concerning the effect of the back orthosis Spinova Osteo1. He cooperates with sports physicians and uses state-of-the-art methods to examine the activity of patients following kyphoplasty.


SacroLoc study Clinically relevant

In a controlled laboratory study, movement scientists from TU Chemnitz, Germany, succeeded to demonstrate how the pelvic orthosis SacroLoc helps …

Back pain therapy “We want to bring the muscles back into play”

Listening, examining, treating – each of these steps has to be performed thoroughly. The recipe for success of orthopedic specialist Susanne …

Post-operative treatment with hand orthoses “Follow-up care is just as important as surgery itself”

Dr. med. Jörg Witthaut is a hand surgeon with his own practice in Wasserburg am Inn, Germany. He is also the head of the hand surgery department …

Lymphologist Professor Peter Mortimer “Stimulating lymphatic drainage is crucial”

Last fall , Professor Peter Mortimer was honored with the Ratschow Memorial Medal for his commitment to lymphology. Bauerfeind life talked to the …

Diabetes-adapted milled orthoses with Bodytronic ID:CAM “Making top products faster and more efficiently”

Hempel GesundheitsPartner GmbH based in Berlin, Germany, has been using the diabetes module for Bodytronic ID:CAM for a number of months now for …

The new VenoTrain color system “Colors are door-openers”

Most of Bauerfeind’s circular and flat knit VenoTrain medical compression stockings are now available based on a consistent color system. A visit …