YouRehab merges with Reha-Stim Medtec


YouRehab, a Zurich based company specialising in games for physical therapy following brain damage and Reha-Stim Medtec, the pioneer in end effector based robotic gait therapy, have merged their companies. The two companies are now operating under the new brand name REHA STIM MEDTEC. They aim to offer a larger portfolio of rehabilitation solutions.


 Early November, YouRehab announced that it has merged with Reha-Stim Medtec.The latter was founded in 1999 and is the pioneer in end effector based robotic gait therapy. Reha-Stim Medtec offers scientifically proven upper limb rehabilitation devices.

The merger  will allow the two companies to combine the latest clinical knowledge with advanced, easy-to-use technologies to create high impact rehabilitation devices. The symbiosis of the product portfolios will enable REHA STIM MEDTEC to offer a complete range of upper and lower limb training devices for all stages of the rehabilitation process. Clinically oriented easy-to-use product design combined with patient motivating feedback will be the center of their product strategy.

YouRehab was established in 2010 as a spin-off of the ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich and focuses on the development of innovative rehabilitation devices. As one of the first companies introducing sensor based game-like therapy in rehabilitation, YouRehab has a wide range of knowledge in sensor based technology and the design of serious games. It developed YouRehab therapy systems, a motivating software supported by state of the art sensor technology to enable patients to increase the intensity of training by at least three times.

The system allows clinics and stroke units to offer flexible treatment that can be tailored to the specific needs of every individual patient, from the consistent quality care throughout their rehabilitative term. Currently, the YouRehab rehabilitative therapy suite is comprised of YouGrabber, YouKicker and YouInteract, a number of integrated and complimentary product offerings featuring the devices of innovative Virtual Reality Rehabilitation and customized Therapy Management software. The systems were designed to be used by hospitals, physical therapy centres, physician offices and at home by patients of all ages, at all stages of care.