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Photo shoot for the new look – Behind The Scenes

24.01.2024

New year, fresh faces – also on REHACARE.com! In our exclusive "Behind The Scenes" video, we show you a little foretaste of what you can expect from REHACARE in 2024. Stay tuned and find out what else we have planned.
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Eat, grasp and communicate independently again: assistive device highlights at HIDREX

25.08.2023

Doing vital things that were previously only possible with the help of others independently again – this is made possible by the assisstive devices from HIDREX GmbH. With the Obi robot (an adaptive eating device), for example, people can eat independently. The carbon hand of HIDREX offers reliable and powerful grasping. The company also offers various solutions for aided communication.
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Frank Lackner – That's how he rolls

08.03.2023

Frank Lackner fights for more accessibility in public spaces. In 1991, he and a friend founded the International Citizens' Initiative for Wheelchair Users' Interests, or INTERROLLI in short. What improvements he would like to see in disabled toilets and how else he rolls, he tells us on REHACARE.com.
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Rehabilitation: Becoming mobile with virtual worlds and robotics

13.12.2022

Above all, rehabilitation requires energy and motivation. Exhibitors at REHACARE 2022 want to achieve the latter with the help of virtual worlds and robotics. For example, the VR goggles from CUREosity GmbH offer exciting worlds of play, while Cyberdyne Care Robotics GmbH uses a robotic gait trainer for paraplegics and MS patients. Tyromotion GmbH also relies on robotics for its therapy devices.
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Highlights of REHACARE 2022

17.09.2022

Up close and live on site: REHACARE, the world's largest trade fair for rehabilitation and care, showed what the assistive technology industry has to offer in terms of technological innovations with numerous new and proven products to touch and try out. Whether rehabilitation, care, mobility or occupational participation – the diversity of the industry was omnipresent.
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Making contacts at REHACARE

17.09.2022

Whether visitors or exhibitors – REHACARE has always stood for personal encounters. People from all over the world come together at the largest trade fair for rehabilitation and care. In the exhibition halls, they can not only try out the countless products, but also exchange ideas with each other. And REHACARE is the perfect place for that!
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Hands-On-Bikes by HP Velotechnik

17.09.2022

Get on the bike and let's go. With the Hands-On-Bikes from HP Velotechnik, the excursion becomes even more exciting than with other handbikes: The company takes an approach with its Hands-On-Bikes that not only has more features for the users, but also improves the view.
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Thumbs up for REHACARE!

17.09.2022

The thumb clearly points upwards. REHACARE 2022 leaves behind enthusiastic visitors and exhibitors. Many people seeking and offering help have come together in Düsseldorf, countless aids have been viewed, tested and tried on. A successful trade fair for rehabilitation and care comes to an end after four days.
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Kristina Vogel at REHACARE

16.09.2022

The multiple Olympic champion and exceptional athlete Kristina Vogel was on the road at REHACARE on Friday: Among other things, she was at the stand of trivida, for which she is also a brand ambassador. Some visitors also took the opportunity to talk to her on site.
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NeuroMobility: Ottobock presents Exopulse Mollii Suit

16.09.2022

NeuroMobility is a central topic at Ottobock this year. That's why the Exopulse Mollii Suit is one of the product highlights at their booth. Daniel Hublitz tells us in this interview who the full-body neuromodulation suit was developed for and how REHACARE is the perfect showcase for their latest product.
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Check, check: testing auxiliary means at REHACARE

16.09.2022

The proof of the pudding is in the eating – this sounds trite, but it is especially important when it comes to assistive devices. Trying out a new wheelchair or trying on an exoskeleton is the best way to find out whether an aid really suits your needs. The exhibiting companies at REHACARE are well prepared for this, so that visitors can test the wide range of products hands-on.
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Wolturnus brings Danish design to REHACARE

15.09.2022

Whether it's aids for children's rehabilitation or new sports equipment, Wolturnus show in Hall 4/E35 how they use Danish design for greater accessibility and participation. Marco Hessler tells us in an interview what this has to do with the Paralympics, among other things.
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Action at the REHACARE Sports Center

15.09.2022

Whether table tennis, basketball or skiing: At the REHACARE Sports Center, visitors have the opportunity to try out various inclusive sports or compete with other people in sports. But the best thing is to drop by yourself and maybe you will find a new (sports) passion there?
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Revealing the new Genny Zero at REHACARE 2022

15.09.2022

Genny Factory has launched the latest model of its self-balancing wheelchairs at REHACARE 2022. In this interview, Luca Wullschleger reveals why REHACARE is the right trade fair for the product and what they have planned for the future.
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Expert forums of REHACARE 2022

15.09.2022

Exciting presentations and lively exchange: The expert forums TREFFPUNKT REHACARE (Hall 6/E25) and PRODUCTS & NEWS @REHACARE (powered by MOBITIPP) (Hall 4/H07) offer interesting insights into a wide variety of topics. The programs are packed full. A visit is worthwhile!
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REHACARE is finally back!

14.09.2022

Welcome to REHACARE 2022! Experience the world's largest trade fair for rehabilitation and care with all the important companies in the industry. We are looking forward to welcoming you personally in Düsseldorf!
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Blind soccer training session

14.09.2022

Dribbling, shooting and hitting the goal? Fortuna Düsseldorf can do that! But does it work without them seeing anything? Together with our trade fair team, they ventured onto the field at the REHACARE 2022 Sports Center and tried it out. The conclusion of everyone involved: it was fun!
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Detachable wheelchair wheel from trivida

14.09.2022

trivida P+L Innovations GmbH has reinvented the wheelchair wheel: The trivida detachable wheelchair wheel enables wheelchair users to be more independent and to transfer safely. Managing Director Dr. Christine Pflaumbaum has been explaining exactly what this is all about at REHACARE 2022.
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A flying carpet among wheelchairs: Visiting the workshop of moso

13.09.2022

At moso, wheelchairs are adapted to the individual needs of the user: for example, steering is possible with the head, cheek or by blowing and the wheelchair can be built to descend completely to the floor. The various COSEAT models are unique worldwide. In the video, Nikolai Kaiser, among others, explains what makes them so special. At REHACARE 2022, moso can be found in Hall 4/D60.
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Reading texts like the sighted: The mobile reading device OrCam MyEye in practice

09.09.2022

Glasses on and off you go! With the OrCam MyEye, blind and visually impaired people can not only easily have printed and digital texts read aloud – products, faces, banknotes and colors can also be recognized without any problems. In addition, the device has many other advantages.
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Wheelchair trends 2021 – try and train for more mobility

02.12.2021

The right wheelchair is worth its weight in gold. Today, wheelchair users not only have access to suitable shapes and functions but can also make individual design choices. At least as important, however, is the practiced use of the aid. Medical supply stores and mobility training courses can help with all of this – for example, at the rahm Center for Health.
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At the training camp for service dogs

23.09.2021

Even dogs have to go to school. At the WZ Hundezentrum in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, service dogs are trained for their upcoming everyday work and learn everything that is necessary during the three and a half years of training. How exactly the right puppies are selected for this demanding task and what they have to learn, we from REHACARE.com had them show us.
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Converted and safe: Mobile with your own car

15.09.2021

For people with disabilities in particular having their own vehicle is incredibly important for their mobility. Whether behind the wheel themselves or for the safe transportation of people with disabilities – the conversion industry always has suitable solutions at the ready. We asked our exhibitors what new, innovative products they have in their portfolio in terms of mobility.
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Self-determined interaction in multisensory rooms

17.06.2021

At the touch of a button or by eye movement – in multisensory rooms (MSR), the entire atmosphere of the room can change completely with just small actions. This enables memorable lessons of self-efficacy. Mareike Köhler from REHAVISTA GmbH tells us in this video exactly what experiencing with the whole body and all the senses can look like.
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Scewo Bro: the wheelchair that also climbs stairs

27.04.2021

Accessibility wherever you go: the Scewo Bro simply brings it! It is the only electric wheelchair in the world that rides on two wheels and also masters stairs and uneven surfaces with ease. Scewo AG is a master of its trade and is always developing new ideas to make the Bro even better.
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Outdoor fun: Sports equipment for outdoor activities

11.03.2021

Whether on wheels or blades – in order for outdoor sports to bring unrestricted fun to people with a physical disability, they need the right auxiliary means for it. Companies like BamBuk, KADOMO and TESSIER have therefore made it their business to manufacture precisely these assistive devices and thus enable self-determined participation.
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Flexible, light and foldable - Mobility aids for people with walking disabilities

17.12.2020

The freedom to move around despite limited mobility is of great value to those affected. Flexible, lightweight and foldable are the magic words. Norbert Schmidt from Schmidt Handels GmbH explained to us what else is important for mobility aids.
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Online fashion show: Adaptive fashion for people with and without disabilities

14.05.2020

If fashion is practical and also keeps up with the latest chic trends, it has achieved its goal. We present pictures of two fashion labels that combine great style and functionality and make it work in everyday life and not just for wheelchair users and people of short stature.
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Self-determination, joy of life, standing ovations!

21.09.2019

Rail system, bracket, seat lifting unit – that’s Standing Ovation, developed by Peter Lammer, who could no longer exercise his cooking profession after an accident. Now he can pursue his profession and passion full of joy again. In Hall 6/E25 you can talk to him personally!
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Highlights of REHACARE 2019

21.09.2019

Innovative, informative and inspiring – that was REHACARE 2019! There was a lot to discover this year among the 700 exhibitors: the latest trends and products, exciting lectures and many activities in the exhibition halls. These were the highlights.
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Theme park: Self-determination at work

20.09.2019

With the increasing digitalization, the business world is changing fundamentally. For professional participation this means both, challenges and opportunities. At REHACARE 2019 employers and employees will find everything they need for a self-determined and accessible working environment.
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Drive, fold, travel

20.09.2019

Simply fold up your own vehicle and take it with you into your car or even plane. That's actually possible – with the foldable scooter "ATTO" from MovingLife. You can see how easy and fast it is in Hall 6/B45!
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Help in everyday life with sippa, the drinking aid from iuvas medical

20.09.2019

Swallowing difficulties or limited mobility? Especially in old age, many people are affected. To make it easier for them to drink, the start-up iuvas medical has developed the modern drinking aid sippa.
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The Bro for an accessible interaction

20.09.2019

Unlimited freedom – that's what Scewo Bro promises. Stairs are no longer an obstacle for this power wheelchair. It is smart and child's play to operate. You can test drive the futuristic-looking wheelchair in Hall 6/F50!
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Sport for all: Active at the Sports Centre

20.09.2019

REHACARE is in sports fever! Soccer, para ice hockey, table tennis for the blind or martial arts with prostheses – in the sports centre everyone will find the sport that suits them best. And for those who prefer to stay passive, there is a varied program with tournaments, show matches and presentations on the stage.
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Digitalized stroke rehabilitation with Rewellio

20.09.2019

The Austrian start-up Rewellio has set itself the task of guiding people back into mobility as quickly as possible after a stroke. For that they developed a virtual rehabilitation system.
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ITB therapy with Medtronic's baclofen pump

19.09.2019

In the case of severe spasticities, conventional medication may not be sufficient. An alternative is ITB therapy with the Medtronic Baclofen pump.
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No-tie shoelaces

19.09.2019

Tying shoes can be a challenge for people with disabilities. With the no-tie shoelaces from QuickShoeLace it is a quick and easy task. Hard to imagine how this works? See for yourself – in hall 4/F40!
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Stay well informed: New expert forums at REHACARE 2019

19.09.2019

Brand new and up-to-date – this is the forum PRODUCTS & NEWS @REHACARE. This means: On all four days of the trade fair the stage is set for the exhibitors and their latest products. Well proven, but for the first time with a new name, TREFFPUNKT REHACARE welcomes visitors this year to numerous lectures and panel discussions. In the expert forums everyone will find something they’re interested in.
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Assistive Robotics: 12 years of quality with Kinova

19.09.2019

It all started with a robotic arm. Nowadays the products of the Canadian company Kinova can perform many functions of a human arm. At REHACARE 2019, Kinova will give an insight into the high quality standards of assistive robotics.
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Auxiliary means: individual and effective

18.09.2019

Whether as a result of an accident, age or disability – there are many reasons why people use auxiliary means. In the exhibition halls of REHACARE 2019 visitors can expect a great variety of products. Here, everyone will find what they need.
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Helpers with four paws

18.09.2019

These dogs don't just look cute. Interested in what the animal helpers can do? Take a look at Rehahunde Deutschland in hall 6/C37 and Vita e.V. Assistenzhunde in hall 4/H40.
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The ReWalkers are coming!

18.09.2019

There's a lot going on at ReWalk! At the stand in hall 4/A05 there will be daily live presentations of the exoskeleton – with personal success stories of the ReWalkers. It's worth stopping by!
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Where the sticks are dancing - Dergin Tokmaks fabulous crutches

02.09.2019

Dergin Tokmak and Ossenberg GmbH met at REHACARE 2012. Since then they have been a good team. What makes the Stix crutches so special and what they have to endure, Tokmak and Andreas Fritz tell in our interview.
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Accessible software: Assistive devices for blind people in the office

01.08.2019

The blind Conny Rippe has an office job where she organizes a lot and makes a lot of phone calls. This is made possible by the right assistive technology. In our report, she, her employer Regine Gessner and software manufacturer Hansjörg Lienert talk about the challenges and opportunities of everyday working life with visual impairment.
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A new level of accessibility – Gaming with the Microsoft Adaptive Controller

19.06.2019

Explore old temples, become soccer world champion, fight space battles – video games make a lot of things possible. But still, complex controls and a one-size-fits-all hardware keep people with disabilities from fully enjoying games. We visited the gamer Melanie Eilert and took a look at the Microsoft Adaptive Controller that supports her in Xbox gaming.
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Self-determined and empowering: Activists with disabilities

29.09.2018

Nothing about us without us – this is the central demand of activists with disabilities. They get involved socially and politically, both on a larger and a smaller scale. And they met this year for a get-together at REHACARE.
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