The Dynamic Arc
Identify functional balance impairments in patients of physicians, rehabilitation therapists, and senior living communities
Learn about the Dynamic Arc: Healthcare’s Premier Functional Balance System
Generate Clientele and Increase Clinical Capability for your PT/OT Company
Quickly screen potential patients, open up new CPT code treatment/assessment capabilities, maximize patient outcomes, become a leader in the rehabilitation field!
Report Functional Outcomes for Physician Services and Procedures
Quantify the success of your medical intervention by comparing baseline to end of case results!
Increase Safety and Independence of your Residents, Decrease Liability of your Senior Community
Falls are catastrophic for seniors. Assess those who are at risk and refer to appropriate services prior to injury. Decrease hospitalizations, increase length of stay, maximize quality of life!
Introducing the Dynamic Arc
The Premier Functional Balance Measurement and Treatment System for Healthcare!
Functional movement is comprised of multi-joint, multi-planar motions involving the body’s core musculature and innervation. These movement patterns primobolan for sale are constantly utilized in ADLs and give great insight to the limitations a particular condition or disease has on the independence level of the person. Healthcare has lacked a clear and concise norm-based, objective measure of functional balance ability until now…
The Dynamic Arc has found unprecedented success in all areas of healthcare!
The Dynamic Arc was designed to objectively measure a patient’s balance ability when performing these functional movement patterns giving your clinical staff unparalleled data on comprehensive balance deficits of those under your care.
Whether utilized for Screening Functional Balance Impairments in potential clients and entering them into therapy, Assessing a Patient at Evaluation to establish medical necessity, Quantifying Gains/Establishing Outcomes made as a result of your care, or Increasing Your Clinical Treatment Capability for almost ANY patient condition, the Dynamic Arc is your company’s multi-faceted utility instrument for optimal patient care!
Utilized by physicians/surgeons, therapy clinicians and other medical staff Significantly enhances documentation and reporting Objectively measures functional performance Lightweight, portable and easily collapsible Independently discriminates balance weakness in 10 specific categories Ideal for dynamic balance treatment in both standing and sitting in therapy
Founded in 2012 by Nathan R. Clinton-Barnett MSOT, OTRL, Functional Innovation is a Michigan-based company specializing in the development of innovative medical equipment. Recognizing the rising epidemic of fall-related injuries and the rising cost of healthcare, Mr. Clinton-Barnett identified that current measures superdrol for sale of balance utilized by physical/occupational therapists and physicians lacked objectivity, detail and ties to functional movement patterns. It was then that Mr. Clinton-Barnett set out to fill the “gap” identified in recent research studies and data provided by the nation’s largest insurance providers. Upon forming of the company, Mr. Clinton-Barnett assembled an interdisciplinary medical team for guidance and development. With prototypes developed and research studies kicked off, several government bodies identified the importance of the development of the Dynamic Arc and subsequently injected accelerator funds to ensure the products rapid rise to commercialization. With the guidance of OU Inc, the management team of Functional Innovation quickly brought the Dynamic Arc to medical professionals nationwide!
By continually identifying and addressing the needs highlighted in research and within the industry, our company continues to provide a meaningful platform for physicians masteron for sale, therapists and senior community management to continue to increase the care for their patients/residents, capabilities of therapeutic measurement and delivery, while meeting the rising standards of reimbursement. With added emphasis on fall risk management, preventative care and objectifying the success of interventions, Functional Innovation is committed to providing the healthcare community with products, methods and instruments which maximize the efficiency and outcomes of healthcare providers worldwide!
Currently located in Birmingham, Michigan with manufacturing operations in Novi, Michigan, Functional Innovation continues to grow both domestically and internationally while maintaining itself as a pioneer in evidence-based product development.
How is the Dynamic Arc used?The Dynamic Arc is an extremely versatile yet incredibly simple instrument. Designed to capture objective data regarding a patient’s balance ability when performing common movement patterns utilized during ADLs, the instrument has grown into one of the premier outcome measures to quantify the impact a patient’s condition has on their functional independence level. Becuase the Dynamic Arc has the ability to discriminate functional balance independently in 10 categories (including the patient’s RIGHT and LEFT sides), it has become ideal for use by physicians, surgeons, and physical/occupational therapists to establish objective baseline data, and quantify gains made as a result of their interventions!
How is the Dynamic Arc used?
The Dynamic Arc is an extremely versatile yet incredibly simple instrument. Designed to capture objective data regarding a patient’s balance ability when performing common movement patterns utilized during ADLs, the instrument has grown into one of the premier outcome measures to quantify the impact a patient’s condition has on their functional independence level. Becuase the Dynamic Arc has the ability to discriminate functional balance independently in 10 categories (including the patient’s RIGHT and LEFT sides), it has become ideal for use by physicians, surgeons, and physical/occupational therapists to establish objective baseline data, and quantify gains made as a result of their interventions!
In the rehabilitation setting, physical and occupational therapists are boasting on the virtually limitless capability the Dynamic Arc has to offer for treatment! Whether treating upper extremity trenbolone enanthate for sale strength/ROM deficits, dynamic balance impairment in sitting or standing, providing therapy for visual/perceptual conditions, retraining cognitive sequencing and processing, bed mobility activities, transitional movement/gait training, or even aqua therapy in a pool (yes, it has happened and had GREAT results!), this instrument has become a foundation for rapidly improving the clinical capability of your therapy delivery!
How does the Dynamic Arc differ from other balance assessments and systems?
In comparison to other balance systems, the Dynamic Arc is a fraction of the cost and generates a much smaller clinical footprint, saving valuable clinical space. The Dynamic Arc is norm-referenced which compares scores to a specific population as opposed to criterion-referenced (Berg, Tinetti, etc) which can often times convey conflicting information. Additionally, the Dynamic Arc can be completed with patients who require an assistive device such as a walker or a cane!
The functional nature of the Dynamic Arc is what truly sets it apart from any other objective measure currently available! Based on the performance of the patient, you can determine if they will have difficulty performing certain tasks, such as reaching into an overhead cabinet or grasping on object from the floor, as well as determine the impact of visual perceptual impairments during movement.
The Dynamic Arc is virtually barrier free and was designed for ease of transport. Whether around a gym, to a patient’s room or even to their house, there is virtually no location the Dynamic Arc cannot go!
What can I expect for a return on investment for my company?
The screening capability of the Dynamic Arc is designed to quickly identify and report the functional balance deficits of the potential patient. Following the screening and request to the physician for a prescription, the clientele generating ability of the Dynamic Arc is vast and cost efficient! By providing this service, your therapists will significantly increase their case load while providing an important service to your community!
The Dynamic Arc by design is meant to be used all day, everyday by providing a versatile platform to deliver meaningful therapy to almost all patients. This versatility is highlighted by the fact that use of the Dynamic Arc has been successfully billed under 18 CPT codes! For physicians, the Dynamic Arc typically opens up the opportunity to analyze and objectify physical performance capabilities of patients throughout the plan of treatment. This CPT 97750 is often not utilized however may be medically necessary and reasonable for patients under care! Additionally, the objective data provided by the Dynamic Arc can assist a surgeon in determining the overall safety of the patient’s current state and quantify the gains made as a result of intervention.
Reimbursement is made easier because the Dynamic Arc generate a reliable objective measure which identifies medical necessity for intervention, measures progress, and ultimately reports functional outcome of patient’s under your care. Additionally, the G-Code score synchronization capability can bolster Medicare Part B chart audits, assisting with appropriate reimbursed for your services and justifying going beyond the therapy cap when necessary.
Does the Dynamic Arc take long to be adequately trained?
Not at all! To become proficient in the Dynamic Arc only requires about 45 minutes to 1 hour of basic training provided by a DVD which is included in the purchase. Functional Innovation Enterprises can accommodate in-person training sessions in certain circumstances, however it is not necessary to master the Dynamic Arc system.
Is there research on the Dynamic Arc?
Yes! Prior to commercial availability of the Dynamic Arc, Functional Innovation was committed to researching the effectiveness of the instrument and system. All of our research winstrol for sale is provided by University Graduate Programs and Medical Schools by esteemed faculty and physicians. Additionally, prior to launch, the Dynamic Arc was rigorously tested in many rehabilitation settings from some of the largest healthcare providers.
How can the Dynamic Arc increase my therapy company’s capability of service?
The Dynamic Arc provides a new level of balance assessment, treatment and outcomes that has previously been unavailable. By providing your clients or potential clients with a detailed breakdown of their balance ability and dysfunction, you can be sure to deliver optimal care focused on addressing specific areas of need. By using the Dynamic Arc with other rehabilitation products in the therapy setting, such as parallel bars or mats, you can grade the difficulty of tasks and treatment modalities from simple to complex with minimal adjustment.
Home Health services were previously reliant on small, simple pieces of equipment or what the patient had in their home. With the Dynamic Arc, the therapist now has a new and virtually unlimited quiver of meaningful therapeutic modalities to deliver to maximize patient outcomes!
How can I purchase the Dynamic Arc System?
Click on this link and fill out the form. One of our sales staff will contact you for further explanation and provide a quote!
Beyond “Timed Up and Go”
March 28, 2016
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Addressing Your Clinical Response to Balance Assessment Protocol and Growing Your Clinical Capability
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June 23, 2015
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SVSU researchers present poster at Occupational Therapy conference
March 28, 2015
Researchers at this years SOTA Conference held at Saginaw Valley State University present their findings from a yearlong study examining the strength and sensitivity of the Dynamic Arc and the Barnett Balance Assessment in the clinical setting. We take great pride in partnering with the top therapy programs to provide Functional Innovation Enterprises with unbiased […]
Functional Innovation Enterprises participates in a collaborative training day with students from WMU’s Graduate OT program.
March 26, 2015
Functional Innovation Enterprises was pleased to participate in a collaborative training day with graduate students from WMU’s Graduate OT program. The students spent the class clenbuterol for sale learning about the role of the Dynamic Arc in rehabilitation and how to effectively incorporate its use into their professional careers. All students in attendance were certified by Functional Innovation […]
Establishing Normative Values for the Barnett Balance Assessment Tool
March 17, 2015
This preliminary study was conducted to establish normative data for the Barnett Balance Assessment tool for individuals age 18-70+ years. This study was published in The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy, vol. 2, issue 2, spring 2014.
RX for Economic Health
January 1, 2015
This article was featured in Prosper—an electronic newsletter for Oakland County economic development. It describes how Functional Innovation got its start, the projected achievement for the company and how the health care industry as a whole will play a large role in the continued success of the County.
Functional Innovation Enterprises Awarded Second Business Accelerator Fund
October 28, 2014
Functional Innovation Enterprises LLC is proud to announce a second award from the Michigan Business Accelerator Fund. Company President and Founder Nathan R. Clinton-Barnett stated, “We again are appreciative to our staff, OU Inc, and the State of Michigan for recognizing Functional Innovation as an emerging leader and wise investment in the medical device development […]
Medical Main Street
October 21, 2014
Founder and president of Functional Innovation, Nathan R. Clinton-Barnett, MSOT, OTR/L, was a featured speaker for Medical Main Street talking about myles ahead steroids. This article explains his background and drive to enhance rehabilitation services for all.
OU INC. Welcomes New Medical Device Client: Functional Innovation Enterprises
October 15, 2013
Functional Innovation is a partner with Oakland University. This article describes the revolution of physical therapy devices that Functional Innovation’s technology brings to the industry. Click here to read the full article.