Encore Medical Subsidiary Shoulders the Market

March 30, 2005

Encore Medical LP is introducing a new total shoulder prosthesis after getting premarket clearance from the FDA. Called the reverse shoulder prosthesis, the technology was developed in collaboration with Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida in Tampa, and compliments Encore Medical's line of Foundation-branded primary, revision and fracture shoulder products. Encore Medical LP is a subsidiary of Encore Medical, which is based in Austin, Texas. It also manufactures a range of knee and hip joint replacement products.

Austin Business Journal (http://austin.bizjournals.com/austin/stories/2005/03/28/daily21.html)