Tyromotion's CEO, David Ram Speaking at Neuro Rehab Expo 2016

  • By Lucille Watts
  • 19 May, 2016

Founder, David Ram will be speaking at the Neuro Rehab Expo in June 15th & 16th 2016

David Ram is an Austrian entrepreneur, robotics engineer and medical device designer. Born on the 29th of April, 1979 in Kitzbuehel, Austria, he graduated at Graz University of Technology in Robotics Engineering and participated in an exchange study at the University of Delft in Aerospace Engineering. 

During his studies David was interested in the interdisciplinary design approach which led him to found a Student Team to participate in the Formula SAE. Motivated by this stimulating experience and inspired by the possibilities of robotics he decided to found Tyromotion , which is a world leader in rehabilitation robotics. 

Within the last 9 years the interdisciplinary R&D at Tyromotion came up with several revolutionary new products to become the cutting edge of what is now called computer and robotic assisted therapy. The company’s products assist patients with motoric deficits in their movement tasks and create a challenging and stimulating therapy experience. To maximize the usability of the devices the company installed a small therapy clinic inside the engineering department to truly connect the patients’ needs and the possibilities of technology. 

With numerous national and international prizes awarded the company’s further goal is to create true innovation due to an integrative design approach and the courage to experiment with new concepts.

ROBOT AND COMPUTER-ASSISTED THERAPY FOR UPPER LIMB REHABILITATION

Every day, therapists face the challenge of identifying their patients’ problems and helping them to achieve permanent therapeutic goals that are meaningful to the patients and as quickly as possible; especially in a time limited therapy session that often makes it difficult for therapists to offer their patients a consistently intensive and motivating therapy. 

David's seminar will help to develop solutions for all phases of upper limb rehabilitation.

Come and see the Tyromotion's full solution on Ectron's stand number 150.


By Lucille Watts 18 Jul, 2017

Ectron is pleased to announce the launch of Tyromotions new PABLO which is being demonstrated for the very first at RehabWeek 2017, in London.

The   PABLO®   system is a modern assessment and therapy device for the rehabilitation of patients with impaired motor functions.

MINIMAL MOVEMENTS BECOME VISIBLE

The sensitivity of the Motion sensors enables the tracking of underlying movements. Patients who perform a therapeutic game with minimal movements are more motivated and have more fun during the rehabilitation process.

DAILY ACTIVITIES

Activities of daily living can be implemented into the therapy sessions at a high rate of repetition with the PABLO® system. This link to daily routines supports the motivation of the patient and enables his/her motor learning. Sit-to-stand, steering a car, reaching for objects or climbing the stairs are just a few examples.

ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES

Creativity has no limits! In combination with the TYROS software every therapeutic movement-exercise can be done in a motivating way and additional feedback using the PABLO® Motionsensors. It‘s simple handling enables a very quick therapy setup with almost no chances for compensation movements.

For more information about the new PABLO please click here  or email enquiries@ectron.co.uk

By Lucille Watts 11 Jul, 2017

Ectron is proud to partner with Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust in the launch of it's TMS clinical trials.  

The team from Ectron along with Claus Mathiesen from MagVenture spent two days at the Dorothy Pattison Hospital in Walsall covering the benefits of TMS Therapy for the treatment of depression along with sharing the latest TMS research.

In addition, the whole team gained an understanding of what TMS can offer as a treatment, who it may be suitable for, as well as a practical "hands-on sessions" with the MagVita TMS Therapy system.

Dr Russell Davies and the team will now be going forward and the trial is due to start this month.

For more information about TMS training for your hospital or NHS trust, please call 0117 941 3979 or email: tms@ectron.co.uk alternatively you can complete our c ontact form

By Lucille Watts 28 Jun, 2017

5th Annual Queen Square Upper Limb Neurorehabilitation Course, London 29th-30th June 2017.

Ectron are pleased to announce it is sponsoring  the 5th Annual Queen Square Upper Limb Neurorehabilitation Course, London 29th-30th June 2017.

5th Annual Queen Square Upper Limb Neurorehabilitation Course: Treating patients with upper limb deficit: Integrating research into practice

The two-day course provides an overview of current research looking at treatment and rehabilitation options for the neurological patient with upper limb deficit. The course aims to assist in the practical real-life translation of scientific evidence into clinical practice and asks - what is it that makes an upper limb therapy effective? Delegates will have the opportunity to trial novel devices and robotic technology.

Course lecturers are from The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, the UCL Institute of Neurology and other renowned institutes in upper limb rehabilitation in neurological patients.

This year the team took delivery of the latest in technology from Tyromotion and have full Tyrosolution including MYRO at the hospital to complete the Upper Limb Suite.   The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery are seeing fantastic results with their patients and continued benefits are often seen for at least 6 months beyond the programme.

For more information about the Tyrosolution for your hospital or clinic please email:  enquiries@ectron.co.uk

By Lucille Watts 22 Jun, 2017
Ectron recently spent time at SmartTMS and spoke to Dr. Leigh A Neal MD FRCPsych, the Medical Director of SmartTMS, about his experience of MagVita TMS Therapy for the treatment of Depression.  

Dr. Neal has been a Consultant Psychiatrist for over 20 years and has worked in the Armed Forces, the NHS and the Independent Sector. He has been trained and certified in the safe use of MagVita TMS therapy systems by Maastricht University and uses MagVita TMS Therapy System at SmartTMS in London with great success. 

For more information about MagVita TMS therapy systems for your hospital or clinic, please visit our website
www.ectron.co.uk or call 0117 941 3979 or email: tms@ectron.co.uk
For more information about Smart TMS please visit their website: www.smartTMS.co.uk  or call 0800 088 6060
By Lucille Watts 12 Jun, 2017
In December 2015, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)  approved rTMS (Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) as an effective and safe method of treating depression for patients in the UK. Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) is a treatment which uses pulsing magnetic fields to activate brain centres associated with mood. The treatment has a number of advantages over traditional medication as it is non-invasive. It does not involve surgery, anesthesia or sedation and it does not have the side effects associated with antidepressants. rTMS has also been shown effective in treating migraine, post-natal depression and pain.

The guidelines issued by NICE have not specified or restricted the type of rTMS treatment, which means that practitioners can offer treatment using conventional rTMS – which takes around 40 minutes per session – and/or   theta burst,   which takes around 5 minutes.

Ectron are the UK exclusive distributors of Magventure's rTMS system known as Magvita. This is the only system that has been awarded a CE mark for clinical use.

For more information about TMS for your hospital or clinic please email tms@ectron.co.uk
TMS is now available at a growing number of both private and NHS clinics across the UK. To find your nearest clinic please follow the link: TMS Clinics

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