Stride Orthopedics Ltd

Stride Orthopedics Ltd., owned by Michael Alexander, specializes in orthotics and the manufacturing of orthotics, as well as the importing and marketing of Hi Tech neuro rehab products and other orthopedic aids.
 

Company management:

Vivian Alexander Is a physiotherapist M.A. B.Pt. and orthotist CO
Michael Alexander Is a orthotist CO
 

The company activity:

Stride Orthopedics Ltd. Specializes in the manufacturing and fitting of orthopedic aids, splints, and foot supports for adults and children. We specialize in orthotics for neuro - rehab in general and in Hi Tech Computerized Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) by Bioness and the Innovative Neurotronics (WalkAide).
 

Company structure

                                      Management
                                /                                        \     
                Clinicians                                 Office management
                                     Fabrication
                         Fabrication manager and team

Clinic locations:

Herzelia, Beit Hanadiv, 71 Hanadiv St.
Haifa, 21 Hakurnas Str.
34 Hanapach st. Karmiel
 
MICHAEL ALEXANDER
Stride Orthopedics Ltd., owned by Michael Alexander, specializes in orthotics and the manufacturing of orthotics, as well as the importing and marketing of other orthopedic aids.
Working in the company are clinicians: Michael Alexander, Vivian Alexander, Ayelet Faust-Eshed, a team of manufacturing workers and a front office team.
Michael Alexander obtained his orthotics qualifications from the Lewis National Rehabilitation Institute at Tel Hashomer (Tel Aviv), and is officially recognized by the Ministry of Health.
Michael Alexander has put as one of the main goals of Stride Orthopedics Ltd. and of himself, to advance and assimilate the use of Hi Tech Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) in neuro rehabilitation. CVA survivors, pediatric CP patients and Multiple Sclerosis patients are only a few examples of those who can benefit from the use of FES. 
Michael Alexander has accumulated vast experience in FES and thus understands the potential of FES. In the international O&P congress ISPO Liepzig 2010 he chaired and presented the following lecture: Observations of Peroneal Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) with cp pediatric population.
 
From 2016 he is involved in a medical research -"Effects of Functional Electrical Stimulation on Gait in Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy " conducted at the The Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital.
 
Michael Alexander has presented this research May 2018, in the O&P Reha congress, Leipzig Germany : "Effects of Functional Electrical Stimulation on Gait in Children with Hemiplegia – A preliminary research report"
 
Link to abstract: ABSTRACT
 

Michael Alexander has also presented the results of use of the FES in:

 8th international Congress on Cerebral Palsy 2010 Bled. Slovenia

-  FES WalkAide - A Breakthrough in Pediatric Orthotics (3 day course) 2013 Oslo. Norway

-  APCP (ASSOCIATION OF PAEDIATRIC CHARTERED PHYSIOTHERAPISTS) Annual Conference 2013 Bristol. England


Degrees: 

Orthotics -Lewis National Rehabilitation Institute, Tel Hashomer -Tel Aviv 
Pedorthics – Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia. 
Nancy Hylton Orthosis-(DSS) – The Federal Academy of Orthopedic Technology, Germany.
The company activity:

Clinic locations:

Herzelia, Beit Hanadiv, 71 Hanadiv St.
Haifa, 21 Hakurnas Str.
34 Hanapach st. Karmiel
E-Mail: michael@ort.co.il
 
VIVIAN ALEXANDER MA BPT CO

Vivian Alexander has completed three academic degrees and her specialized work in child development combines orthotics with physiotherapy. This combination of academic skills and lengthy practical physiotherapy experience is a unique combination, enabling her to recognize special needs, and to interact freely at the highest levels with Physiotherapists and Doctors to design and execute the most suitable and efficient orthotic devices for their patients.


Degrees: 

Physiotherapy – B. PT – Tel Aviv University. 
Developmental disorders – M.A. – New York University. 
Orthotics – Northwestern Medical School, Chicago. 
Nancy Hylton Orthosis (DSS) – The Federal Academy of Orthopaedic Technology, Germany.
Vivian Alexander specializes in:
The manufacture of orthopedic aids, splints, and foot supports for children in general and especially for children with walking difficulties resulting from CP or other musculoskeletal diseases. The products are also available for adults in general and especially for those with neurological problems.
Child development counseling from birth.
Lectures: Vivian is frequently called on to lecture on orthotics to medical and paramedical personnel in Israel and Europe.
Hart Walker – A unique walker for children with CP . This is a joint project with the Child Development Institute, Ziv Hospital, Safed.
E-Mail: strideort@gmail.com