B-TEMIA ANNOUNCES SALES AGREEMENT WITH MÉDICUS FOR KEEOGO™
Keeogo™, dedicated to helping people walk more and better.
Quebec, June 17, 2014 – B-TEMIA Inc., today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Médicus, an orthotics specialist, as a certified reseller for Keeogo™ in the Province of Quebec.
Keeogo™ is a motorized walking assistive device worn on the lower body that provides individuals with the leg power they need to walk more, better and keep on going throughout their day. Keeogo™ is designed for individuals who have limited walking endurance or mobility issues resulting from muscle weakness, aging in general or due to a number of medical conditions including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, knee osteoarthritis or cardiovascular conditions.
“Médicus prides itself as being the Laboratory to present breakthroughs to the Quebec population and Keeogo™ is no exception,” states Ms. Jacinte Bleau, President, Médicus Orthopedic Laboratory.
“Being able to walk is so critical to an individual’s health and well being. We are excited to partner with such a reputable industry leader for the introduction of Keeogo™,” comments Mr. Stéphane Bédard, President and CEO of B-TEMIA.
B-TEMIA Inc. is a medical device manufacturer that develops and markets products in the growing market of human augmentation systems. Based in Quebec City (Canada), B-TEMIA operates through two wholly-owned subsidiaries, B-TEMIA Health Inc. and B-TEMIA Military Inc. B-TEMIA owns a patent-pending wearable dermoskeleton technology that restores, maintains or enhances the mobility of users.
Founded in 1957, Médicus operates a network of 19 stores in Québec (under the banners of Médicus, Médicus Sport, Savard and Oxybec), manufactures and distributes a wide range of orthopedic devices and rehabilitation and comfort products to orthopedic and prosthetic laboratories, rehabilitation establishments, as well as to health care and physical activity professionals. The corporation works in close cooperation with many doctors and health care professionals in state-of-the-art biomedical technology research and development and employs more than 340 people. Médicus is the leading private sector employer of orthotics & prosthetics graduates in Québec.
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