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Patterson Medical is delighted to announce it has been
chosen as the exclusive Australia & New Zealand distribution partner for
Richmar, a US based leading manufacturer of electrotherapy and medical
Richard New, Managing Director of Patterson ANZ said “we set
out to bring the best range of electrotherapy to the market, in doing that, we
found a truly innovative partner, in an industry that has had very little
innovation in the last 30 years. Through smarter engineering and by design I
can see the Richmar products will re-energise the use of electrotherapy and
The Richmar range includes the revolutionary new GelShot,
setting a new standard in ultrasound media with 40% better performance and
addressing the issue of infection control associated with bulk gels. Gelshot is
available for Richmar, Metron and Chattanooga ultrasound probes.
The new Hydratherm will be on the shopping list for clinics
and hospital using moist heat therapy.
Since launching earlier this year in the US, Richmar can hardly keep up
with production of the new composite polymer design heating unit hailed as the
first ever rust, mould, bacteria and mildew-proof hydrocollator.
Richmar has also redesigned the humble heat pack, the result
being the new Hydraheat pack, a latex free, non-porous, bacteria resistant
polymer surface with a patented heat absorbing gel formula which is very
malleable, conforming really well and delivers therapeutic moist heat at a
safer temperature without the worry of bursting.
The jewel in the Richmar crown is the Therasound EVO and
Winner EVO interferential stim and combo units. Due for release in October
2016, subject to TGA approval. The Therasound and combo units feature
innovations such as the 2-in-one Therapy Hammer combining both a 5cm and 2cm
applicator, hands-free Autosound (optional) and the revolutionary Gelshot. For
the first time, therapists and patients will actually be able to see the
Completing the offer is the Richmar Superstim and Multistim
electrodes which can be used on all electrotherapy devices. The electrodes use
a proprietary bonding and moisture barrier called Leadstay and two 35mm
hydrogel layers providing comfortable and uniform stimulation even while
undergoing moist heat therapy.
Chad Morgan, CEO of Richmar stated “we are delighted to have
partnered with Patterson Medical to bring our innovative range of products to
the Australian and New Zealand markets. Patterson’s is a specialty rehab
distributor and have a long track record in launching innovative technology and
supporting therapists and businesses to improve patient outcomes. We look
forward to a successful and long term partnership with Patterson’s and to
serving therapists across Australia & New Zealand”.
Richard New, Managing Director, Patterson Medical on 1300
Richmar based in Chattanooga Tennessee USA has provided
clinicians with the means to treat musculoskeletal and soft tissue inflammation
since 1968. Manufacturing a diverse line of quality medical devices for
physical therapy, medical accessories, and pharmaceutical products, Richmar is
led by a team of engineers focused on pioneering new technology to create
medical equipment for an evolving healthcare system.