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News Releases

 

June 12, 2019
RxFunction™ announces Walkasins® market launch.

May 2, 2019
Walkasins® clinical research published April 30, 2019 in PLOS ONE. Shows short-term use of device lowers fall-risk for peripheral neuropathy patients.

February 20, 2019
RxFunction Announces Hiring of VP of Sales Frank Oschell.

October 1, 2018
EVENT:RxFunction’s CTO and Co-founder, Lars Oddsson, PhD, presents “Can Vibrotactile Feedback of Foot Pressure Enhance a Balance Therapy Session?” at ACRM 2018on Monday, October 1st, 2018

June 11, 2018
RxFunction Announces Hiring of CFO Mary Anderson.

May 9, 2018
RxFunction Announces Plans for Long-Term Clinical Trial for walkasins®.

May 4, 2018
Local Medical Tech Industry Leaders Richard Nigon and Kevin H. Roche Join RxFunction, Inc. Board of Directors.

April 4, 2018
Medical Start-Up RxFunction, Inc. Raises $7.5 Million in Series A Funding.

November 9, 2017
Thomas Morizio Joins RxFunction, Inc.PR.com

September 20, 2017
Local Medtech startup says its device has veterans walking again – StarTribune

September 19, 2017
Robert P. Rinek of Piper Jaffray Joins RxFunction’s Board of Directors – PR.com

September 18, 2017
MDI Faculty Member is Helping Veterans Walk – University of Minnesota

September 14, 2017
Wearable Sensory Prosthesis Aims to Improve Balance and Walking Physical Therapy Products

September 14, 2017
Helping Veterans Improve Balance and Walk Better– PR.com

June, 1, 2017
RxFunction device helps diabetics walk again– Medical Design and Outsourcing

May, 28, 2017
RxFunction aims to help patients with peripheral neuropathy get back on their feet – StarTribune

May, 15, 2017
Shoes improve balance and gait – Wearable Technology Insights

May, 15, 2017
Neuropathy diabetes treatment – Todays Wearables

May, 10, 2017
New Balance Technology Helps Diabetic Man Walk Again – News release

April, 20, 2017
MDI Professor Shares Experience Bringing Medical Device to Market – UofM TLI

April, 18, 2017
WU helps Monroe man walk again — Wingate University

March 16, 2016
Interview with Lars Oddsson| Robotics Alley Virtual Policy Forum

July 28, 2015
Innovations in Minnesota’s Medical Alley| in Digital Healthcare

May 5, 2014
Greater MSP Business Interview by Cindy Brucato

August 20, 2013
Minnesota Cup Announces Finalists– Twin Cities Business

May 30, 2013
High-tech shoe insert lands $1M federal grant-Business Journal

December 17, 2011
Walkasins: New Medical Technology Improves Balance And Mobility – Hollingsworth Newswire

News Releases

May 2, 2019
Walkasins® clinical research published April 30, 2019 in PLOS ONE finds short-term use of device lowers fall-risk for peripheral neuropathy patients.

February 20, 2019
RxFunction Announces Hiring of VP of Sales Frank Oschell.

October 1, 2018
EVENT:RxFunction’s CTO and Co-founder, Lars Oddsson, PhD, presents “Can Vibrotactile Feedback of Foot Pressure Enhance a Balance Therapy Session?” at ACRM 2018on Monday, October 1st, 2018

June 11, 2018
RxFunction Announces Hiring of CFO Mary Anderson.

May 9, 2018
RxFunction Announces Plans for Long-Term Clinical Trial for walkasins®.

May 4, 2018
Local Medical Tech Industry Leaders Richard Nigon and Kevin H. Roche Join RxFunction, Inc. Board of Directors.

April 4, 2018
Medical Start-Up RxFunction, Inc. Raises $7.5 Million in Series A Funding.

November 9, 2017
Thomas Morizio Joins RxFunction, Inc.PR.com

September 20, 2017
Local Medtech startup says its device has veterans walking again – StarTribune

September 19, 2017
Robert P. Rinek of Piper Jaffray Joins RxFunction’s Board of Directors – PR.com

September 18, 2017
MDI Faculty Member is Helping Veterans Walk – University of Minnesota

September 14, 2017
Wearable Sensory Prosthesis Aims to Improve Balance and Walking Physical Therapy Products

September 14, 2017
Helping Veterans Improve Balance and Walk Better– PR.com

June, 1, 2017
RxFunction device helps diabetics walk again– Medical Design and Outsourcing

May, 28, 2017
RxFunction aims to help patients with peripheral neuropathy get back on their feet – StarTribune

May, 15, 2017
Shoes improve balance and gait – Wearable Technology Insights

May, 15, 2017
Neuropathy diabetes treatment – Todays Wearables

May, 10, 2017
New Balance Technology Helps Diabetic Man Walk Again – News release

April, 20, 2017
MDI Professor Shares Experience Bringing Medical Device to Market – UofM TLI

April, 18, 2017
WU helps Monroe man walk again — Wingate University

March 16, 2016
Interview with Lars Oddsson| Robotics Alley Virtual Policy Forum

July 28, 2015
Innovations in Minnesota’s Medical Alley| in Digital Healthcare

May 5, 2014
Greater MSP Business Interview by Cindy Brucato

August 20, 2013
Minnesota Cup Announces Finalists– Twin Cities Business

May 30, 2013
High-tech shoe insert lands $1M federal grant-Business Journal

December 17, 2011
Walkasins: New Medical Technology Improves Balance And Mobility – Hollingsworth Newswire

For media inquiries

Cathryn Kennedy
cathryn@cathrynkennedy.com
612.309.3951

Mary Anderson
mary.anderson@rxfunction.com
612.358.2139

Indication for Use

Walkasins is indicated for patients with lower limb sensory peripheral neuropathy who present with gait and balance impairments. Walkasins is indicated for patients who can feel the tactile stimuli from the Leg Unit on the lower leg. Please refer to the Safety Information for a complete listing of warnings and cautions.

Caution: Federal law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician.