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January 1, 2005: CardioGrip Corporation founded as a joint venture between MD Systems of Columbus, Ohio and Intermountain Management Group of Eagle, Idaho to develop the CardioGrip business for blood pressure management.
October 22 & 23 2004: MD Systems exhibits DynEx products at the national convention of the American Society for Hand Therapy (ASHT) in Charlotte, NC.
October 22, 2004: Orit Shechtman presents "Reliability and Validity of the DynEx Dynamometer" results in the ASHT Scientific Paper program.
October 15, 2004: American Physiological Society releases news on McMaster University research proving mechanisms of CardioGrip training to be related to dilation of vessels and increased levels of nitric oxide release following training.
July 26- Aug 2, 2004: EAA AirVenture Convention features Dr. Ronald Wiley as Forum Speaker on "Blood Pressure and Exercise" on 29 & 30 July.
April 20, 2004: Hamilton Spectator, Ontario, Canada publishes "Getting a Grip on Blood Pressure" summarizing results of McMaster University research findings of CardioGrip therapy.
April 13-19, 2004: CardioGrip products exhibited at EAA Convention in Lakeland, Florida. A seminar was presented on "Blood Pressure and Isometric Exercise" 14 April by Dr. Ronald Wiley.
November 4, 2003: Ohio State University pilot study of CardioGrip is completed with strong indications of blood pressure reductions in randomized study of 40 patients, 20 controls and 20 test subjects. Large study by PI Fred Miser, MD, in planning stage for grant funding.
Oct 29- Nov 2, 2003: AOPA Expo, Philadelphia PA Convention features Dr. Ronald Wiley as Forum Speaker on "Blood Pressure and Exercise" on 1 November.
Oct 10- 12, 2003: DynEx exhibited at ASHT National convention in Hollywood, CA.
September 3, 2003: DynEx study at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio tests correlation between isometric exercise therapy and increases in muscular strength & endurance. Conclusion was that strength increased by 19.5% and endurance by 112% during 6 weeks of training.
July 29- Aug 4, 2003: EAA AirVenture Convention features Dr. Ronald Wiley as Forum Speaker on "Blood Pressure and Exercise" on 31 & 1 August.
April 10, 2003: Louisville Courier newspaper prints CardioGrip section of article entitled "Hypertension Hits Young" in the Health & Fitness section.
April 2-8, 2003: CardioGrip products exhibited at EAA Convention in Lakeland, Florida. A seminar was presented on "Blood Pressure and Isometric Exercise" April 3rd by Dr. Ronald Wiley.
January 27, 2003: Dayton Daily News publishes full-page CardioGrip story entitled "a Gripping Discovery" with interviews of local users and Dr. Wiley.
January 12, 2003: NBC news broadcasts news story on CardioGrip, Channel 4 with health desk anchor Katrina Owens. Ohio State University pilot study of CardioGrip mentioned in need of test subjects. This broadcast was picked up by 26 NBC affiliates across the U.S. including the Today Show in NYC.
December 20, 2002: Paul Harvey broadcasts a "Page 3" item about CardioGrip. This broadcast produced a large volume of inquiries via phone and internet without any mention of MD Systems address, phone or email address.
December 10, 2002: Columbus Dispatch prints full-page CardioGrip story in Accent section entitled "Handy Workout". Dennis Flely interviews Dr. Wiley and users.
July 19, 2002: De Monfort University paper published in Experimental Physiology about CardioGrip isometric training effect on blood pressure
June 30, 2002: Ohio State University Family Practice Trial of CardioGrip training begins in High Normal patient population
June 24, 2002: DynEx Product released to Sammons-Preston as new handgrip diagnostic and therapeutic device for physical therapy market
June 6, 2002: Cleveland Plain Dealer reviews Dr. Ronald Wiley's discovery of CardioGrip therapy in editorial "Putting the squeeze on hypertension"
August 2, 2001: McMaster University Study Shows Modulation of Autonomic Control as a result of CardioGrip isometric training
November 14, 2000: Toronto Rehab Centre begins study of CardioGrip training in hypertension patient population
June 7, 2000: CardioGrip device displayed at National ACSM Convention
Press Release July 6, 1998 : Cardiovascular Fitness Device Receives FDA Clearance
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