Hocoma USA Inc Named a Strategic Business Partner

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ALEXANDRIA, VA, November 13, 2013 — Hocoma USA Inc, a Swiss medical technology company providing robotic rehabilitation therapy for neurological movement disorders, has been named a Strategic Business Partner of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

"We are pleased to welcome Hocoma USA to APTA's Strategic Business Partners family," said APTA President Paul A. Rockar Jr, PT, DPT, MS. "It is important to APTA to enhance our business relationships and develop meaningful partnerships with for-profit companies. We are pleased to offer services and marketing opportunities that provide mutual benefits to partners and APTA."

Based near Zurich, Switzerland, Hocoma offers therapy solutions to support the treatment of patients with movement disorders resulting from neurological diseases and injuries and from low back pain. Products include Lokomat® for intensive locomotion therapy; Armeo® for functional therapy of the upper extremities; Erigo® for early rehabilitation and patient mobilization, and Valedo® for functional movement therapy for low back pain.

According to Peter Simmons, head of sales/clinical market for Hocoma USA Inc, "Hocoma believes the partnership with APTA is ideal because it creates an avenue for ongoing collaboration and technical innovation that is relevant for today's practicing physical therapist."

The American Physical Therapy Association represents more than 85,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students of physical therapy nationwide. Learn more about conditions physical therapists can treat and find a physical therapist in your area at www.MoveForwardPT.com. Consumers are encouraged to follow us on Twitter (@MoveForwardPT) and Facebook.

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