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  1. Vibration Testing Documents Outcomes After Neurosurgery

    As many of our chiropractic customers know, tuning forks can be useful tools in detecting radiculopathy. This is especially apparent in unilateral cases. It is even noted, sometimes incidentally, in the podiatry clinic. The ETF is especially adept at detecting these disparities due to the quantitative results inherent in its timed vibration test (TVT). An […]

  2. O’Brien Medical Seeking Additional Distributors

    O’Brien Medical is currently seeking additional distribution partners in the US and Canada for 2018. The original ETF128 and new Mx model are now available. Please contact Dr. O’Brien for further details including volume pricing information.

  3. O’Brien Medical Announces Product Launch for ETFMx

    O’Brien Medical is pleased to announce the official launch of the ETFMx multi-frequency electronic tuning fork. Building on the success of the ETF128, the Mx takes vibration testing to the next level. Now clinicians can test patient’s sensation with the three most used frequencies in medicine, 64, 128 and 256 Hz. This multi-frequency instrument saves […]

  4. Dr. O’Brien Lectures on Neuropathy at APMA Region One Conference

    Company CEO, Todd O’Brien, recently presented a lecture at the APMA Region One Conference in Quincy, MA. His topic was an update on diabetic peripheral neuropathy and its clinical implications for medical professionals. The content of the talk was drawn from his own research and experience as well the latest findings from the medical literature.  […]

  5. ETF Clinical Case: Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

    A 49 year old male initially presented with a 10 year history of bilateral heel pain and numbness. Tinel’s sign was positive over the tarsal tunnel. His ETF TVT (timed vibration test) at the hallux was 3.2s left, 5.2s right. The patient went on to fail conservative care and eventually had NCV/EMGs confirming tarsal tunnel […]