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Jim’s Home Sweet Home Modifications

After 24 weeks of rehabilitation and strengthening, Jim moved from his large family home to a low maintenance apartment. While the apartment was low maintenance, it did need to be modified to cater for wheelchair access - that's where NovitaTech came in...

Sport loving Alex is making big strides toward his therapy goals

Alex lives with cerebral palsy which affects all four of his limbs and is supported by Novitatech for his assistive technology services, including orthotics and mobility equipment such as his walker and wheelchair. Both of which have supported him to enhance and improve his mobility.

Riverland community to benefit from new Novita hub

Novita established a team in Berri early last year in the former Disability SA facility, and now the team has moved into a larger, refurbished hub.

3D printed helmet therapy achieving incredible results for Carter

Carter had a very successful outcome and the process involved having his own 3D printed helmet fitted, followed by plenty of direction and on-going support from his orthotist.

Shane’s reaching big goals and his powered wheelchair is along for the ride

Shane works with Novitatech’s Manager of Technical Services, Prithy, and is making great progress including accessing his powered wheelchair controls to drive independently and being able to use the communication device that’s been installed on the wheelchair.

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Novita’s orthotics technician Jono is supporting clients to reach their mobility goals

Jono has a degree in Bio Medical Engineering from Sydney University, which has supported him to gain employment in the orthotics and prosthetics field.

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3D printed helmet therapy achieving incredible results for Carter

Carter had a very successful outcome and the process involved having his own 3D printed helmet fitted, followed by plenty of direction and on-going support from his orthotist.

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Tiffany’s 3D printed orthotics have her dancing in the right direction

Lisa and Tiffany are working together to reach Tiffany’s ultimate goal, which is to no longer have to use leg braces during the day or night.

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Ryker’s new Powered Wheelchair is changing his life!

Gaining independence is critical to building confidence and self-esteem, while also promoting personal development. With the ongoing support of family, his Novita therapists, teachers and friends, Ryker Harris is defying the odds and making incredible progress.

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Laila’s orthotics journey; from the farm to the netball court

Laila has overcome many hurdles after being diagnosed with cerebral palsy, which affects all four limbs, in particular her legs, and until last year she wasn’t able to walk without the support of her walker.

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Orthotics Recycling Program at Novitatech

Novitatech is home to some of the most passionate, hardworking and talented orthotists in the business and for orthotist Amy-Beth Seeley, living and breathing the Novita values comes as a top priority.

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Telehealth wheelchair and seating support

Novitatech is now offering telehealth wheelchair and seating support to clients who are unable to attend assessment appointments, due to implications associated with COVID-19.

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Novitatech expands wheelchair and seating service

The specialised service supports people with individual wheelchair and seating requirements for their mobility, posture, and day-to-day living, including clinical assessment and fitting to ensure their needs are being met.

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Communicating with PODD

PODD is a form of assistive technology that organises words and symbols into a book or speech-generating device which enable people with complex communication needs to communicate a range of messages across a variety of topics in multiple environments.

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Visiting Novitatech’s orthotics team

Orthotics can provide support for weak, tight or injured muscles and joints in the feet and legs, as well as the upper body.

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Everything you need to know and more about orthopaedic shoes

There are certain characteristics and design features of orthopaedic shoes which set them apart from regular shoes. Here's how to find the right one for you.

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