SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DJO Incorporated (“DJO” or the “Company”) a global provider of medical device solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management, today announced the Company has made its largest ever donation of orthopedic medical products to aid the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. Included in the Company’s donation were orthopedic rehabilitation devices including immobilizers and splints for the neck, shoulder, arm, wrist, knee and foot and ankle valued at approximately $200,000. The donation was made to Project HOPE on January 18, 2010 and is expected to arrive in Haiti today. DJO employees worldwide are also supporting the relief effort with cash donations to Project HOPE.
“All of us here at DJO have been deeply affected by the tragic events in Haiti. We are fortunate to be in a position to help and proud to step up and contribute to the relief effort there”
“All of us here at DJO have been deeply affected by the tragic events in Haiti. We are fortunate to be in a position to help and proud to step up and contribute to the relief effort there,” said Les Cross, president and chief executive officer.
Project HOPE is one of the world’s largest health and humanitarian aid organizations. Its unique qualities center on its focus to assist from the family and community levels to the tertiary care level. Increasingly, its targeted efforts not only provide for the immediate medical needs of individuals to long-term initiatives to provide solutions to better health, allowing individuals to help themselves.
About DJO Incorporated
DJO is a leading global developer, manufacturer and distributor of high-quality medical devices that provide solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management. The Company’s products address the continuum of patient care from injury prevention to rehabilitation after surgery, injury or from degenerative disease. Our products are used by orthopedic specialists, spine surgeons, primary care physicians, pain management specialists, physical therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, athletic trainers and other healthcare professionals. In addition, many of the Company’s medical devices and related accessories are used by athletes and patients for injury prevention and at-home physical therapy treatment. The Company’s product lines include rigid and soft orthopedic bracing, hot and cold therapy, bone growth stimulators, vascular systems, electrical stimulators used for pain management and physical therapy products. The Company’s surgical division offers a comprehensive suite of reconstructive joint products for the hip, knee and shoulder. DJO’s products are marketed under the brands Aircast®, DonJoy®, ProCare®, CMF™, Empi®, Saunders®, Chattanooga, DJO Surgical, Cefar®-Compex® and Ormed®. DJO uses its website as a channel of distribution of material Company information. Financial and other material information regarding the Company is routinely posted and accessible at www.DJOglobal.com.
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