Brad Newman, Founder
Brad Newman is an inventor and engineer who has developed and marketed new products to help patients with various diseases and conditions for over 20 years. As a patient who suffered from unresolved plantar fasciitis, he created the ASTRO XO™ exoskeleton as an improvement over other options available to patients. Through systematic development and clinical testing, the ASTRO XO™ has been shown to have application in resolving a wide range of lower leg gait deficiencies. Creation of medical device solutions that truly help patients is his passion.
Dr. Bruce Williams, DPM, DABFAS
A world-renown expert on podiatric medicine, Dr. Williams is Board Certified and specializes in harnessing the power of biomechanics and advanced medical technology to challenge convention and deliver breakthrough results. He is well established in the podiatric community with many presentations and peer reviewed papers to his credit. He is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), a Diplomate of The American Board of Podiatric Surgery (ABPS), as well as a Fellow, and past president of The American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine (AAPSM). He led the ASTRO XO™ clinical trial and continues to develop medical insights into the device to treat patients. More on Dr. Williams can be found at his sports performance practice website, BreakthroughSportsPerformance.com.
Sue Garrity, MPT, CLT
Sue has her Master of Physical Therapy from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. She has concentrated on orthopedics and lymphedema therapy in her 19 year career. Her passion for helping people recover fully after injuries stems from her own background in sports and dance, which motivates her belief in utilizing movement-based exercises to expedite her patients’ return to their recreational interests. Sue has made significant contributions to the development of written medical content for ASTRO XO™ and continues to provide her insights on the device. Her interest in medical writing emerged from a desire to challenge and broaden her orthopedic knowledge as well as share her love for her career’s impact on patients’ recovery. Sue practices as a hands-on physical therapist several days a week in a private outpatient clinic in Paoli, PA where she has flourished for almost ten years.
ASTRO Medical LLC
The ASTRO XO™ exoskeleton is an FDA Registered Class I device to help patients heal lower leg gait deficiencies while maintaining the mobility they require. The ASTRO XO™ has been patented under US Patent #9,259,343 with other US and International patents pending. The ASTRO XO™ is proudly sourced and manufactured in the UNITED STATES of AMERICA.
ASTRO Medical LLC is headquartered in Libertyville, Illinois and is dedicated to the highest quality products, engineered and tested against rigorous standards and backed by superior customer service.