SOURCE: Dynasplint Systems, Inc.

April 04, 2011 13:23 ET

Dynasplint Systems, Inc. and Today in PT Join Foundation for Physical Therapy's Partners in Research Program

ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - April 4, 2011) - The Foundation for Physical Therapy announced that Dynasplint Systems, Inc. and Today in PT joined the Partners in Research program as Bronze and Silver Level Partners (respectively). This program recognizes corporate donors and sponsorships that support the Foundation's mission to provide doctoral scholarships, fellowships, and research grants to emerging physical therapist researchers.

"The Foundation is proud to welcome Dynasplint and Today in PT to the Partners in Research program. Our corporate partners each demonstrate a commitment to advancing the future of physical therapy by supporting research. These partnerships make it possible for us to continue building evidence-based practice," said Foundation Board of Trustees Chair William G. Boissonnault, PT, DPT, DHSc, FAPTA, FAAOMPT.

Dynasplint was founded in 1981 by physical therapist, George R. Hepburn, PT. Dynasplint designs, manufactures, and sells dynamic splinting devices that are used for range of motion rehabilitation.

"Dynasplint Systems, Inc. is excited and pleased to join in with the Foundation for Physical Therapy as a sponsor for future research. Having been founded through a discovery that can only occur through diligent and proper patient care, Dynasplint supports individuals pursuing clinical research. Dynasplint itself is involved in clinical research. We certainly appreciate and support the research arm, the Foundation for Physical Therapy, in its quest for better patient care through evidence-based practice," said Hepburn.

Today in PT is a professional print and electronic publication managed by major nursing and healthcare communications company Gannett Healthcare Group.

"Today in PT, through its innovative monthly print magazine and diverse electronic delivery systems, is committed to providing physical therapy professionals with breaking news and trends affecting their field, first-rate continuing education, and the latest career opportunities. Today in PT is proud to support the Foundation for Physical Therapy through unique sponsorships and conference participation both at the state and national level," said Michael Burns, RN, National Director of Advertising for Allied Health for Gannett Healthcare Group.

The Foundation for Physical Therapy was established in 1979 as a national, independent nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality and delivery of physical therapy care by providing support for scientifically-based and clinically-relevant physical therapy research and doctoral scholarships and fellowships.

To learn more about the Partners in Research program, visit Foundation4pt.org/get-involved/partners/

To learn more about Dynasplint Systems, Inc. visit http://www.dynasplint.com

Contributions to the Foundation for Physical Therapy are tax-deductible and can be made online at Foundation4PT.org or sent to its headquarters at 1111 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA 22314. For more information, e-mail Foundation@apta.org or call 800-875-1378.