Photo: Close-up of the lower body of a user who is currently driving with spike over a gravel road; Copyright: Exero Technologies

Functionality meets design: the new adaptive sport equipment Spike


Activities aiming at occupational therapy and rehabilitation are boring? Not necessarily! A new assistive exercise and sports equipment named Spike is not only designed to be fun, but also suitable for everybody who wants to get and stay fit. How this works for whom and what kind of history connects Spike with REHACARE? We asked!
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Photo: On the screen of a laptop, a person can be seen during a video conference. In front of the laptop you can still see the hands of the other person; Copyright: PantherMedia/Andriy Popov

How the Coronavirus crisis affects the assistive technology industry


Working from home, conversion of production, digital events – the Coronavirus pandemic has kept us on our collective toes for months now. The assistive technology industry sector is no exception. As a result, many have decided to restructure their company and business processes and some have even chosen to completely reposition themselves.
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Photo: Close-up of a male hand opening a door with an Ottobock door opener from the 3D printer; Copyright: Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA

Corona pandemic: Companies adapt to meet changes in demand


The Coronavirus crisis has affected all of us. The pandemic has also left its mark on many REHACARE exhibitors. Several companies have adapted their services and product portfolios in response to a rapidly changing situation. has taken a closer look at three exhibitors.
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Photo: Woman with mouth-nose protection mask disinfects a wheeled walker; Copyright: PantherMedia/Chai2523

The assistive devices industry in times of Coronavirus


Serving customers primarily digitally and expanding the product range to meet the current demand – all this has been happening since the Corona pandemic among REHACARE exhibitors. How exactly companies are trying to make the best out of the crisis can be read in the current Topic of the Month September: The assistive devices industry in times of Coronavirus.
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Photo: Mela Ikanovic and a ReWalker at the trade fair booth of ReWalk Robotics; Copyright: ReWalk Robotics

ReWalk Robotics: Optimal supply thanks to the latest robotic technology


Rehabilitation and robotics increasingly go hand in hand. That’s why it is crucial to ensure the quality of robotic rehabilitation at any level. How important is it for companies like ReWalk Robotics to have the support of health insurance companies? asked and also learned about the company’s future hopes for the industry.
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Photo: Booth of the GGT at REHACARE; Copyright: GGT Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gerontotechnik® mbH, Iserlohn

Smart Living: Gerontechnology centers on people


Living independently in their own homes for as long as possible – many older adults want to make this dream come true. Smart assistance solutions and other assistive technology increasingly help people age in place. The German Society for Gerontechnology (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gerontotechnik, GGT) aims to foster this development and help shape its future.
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