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November 20, 2019

Serola Biomechanics, Inc. Honored for Exporting Excellence at Mid-America Trade Summit

(Loves Park, IL) – A local manufacturer of orthopedic medical devices, Serola Biomechanics, Inc. (Serola) received an award for Exporting Excellence during the 2019 Mid-America Trade Summit held at the University of Missouri on November 6th & 7th. Serola’s Director of Operations, Dayna Gouwens & Director of Strategic Planning and Management, Steve Kadamian, were present to accept the award from Jacqueline Rasmussen, the Senior Program Manager for the University of …

July 5, 2019

Serola Biomechanics, Inc. Wins Governor’s Award for Continued Excellence in Exporting

(Loves Park, IL) – A local manufacturer of orthopedic medical devices, Serola Biomechanics, Inc. received an award for Continuing Excellence in Exporting during the 2019 Governor’s Export Award ceremony held at the Union League of Chicago on June 26. Serola Biomechanics, Inc.’s Founder & Co-CEO, Dr. Rick Serola was present to accept the award from Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton and Erin Guthrie, Acting Director of the Department of Commerce and …

June 11, 2019

Appreciating the Functions of the Sacroiliac Joints

The sacroiliac joints (SIJ) are underappreciated. Although the SIJs are the core structure of the musculoskeletal system, they remain the least understood joints in the body. Here is an overview of the intricate ways in which they function: 1) Weight Transfer The weight of the entire upper body rests on the sacrum. From the sacrum, the weight is transferred through the sacroiliac joints to the innominate bones and legs. In …

April 29, 2019

Understanding the Vital Roles of Ligaments, Hormones and Exercise After Pregnancy

After spending nine long months nurturing a life in the womb and experiencing the physiological and biomechanical effects of a pregnancy, you are eager to get back to your previous conditioning. But it is not as simple as returning to the exercise program you had before. Your muscles are weaker and unconditioned but, more importantly, your ligaments are also weaker. Ligaments, hormones and exercise play a key role in getting …