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VibeTech, Inc.

VibeTech offers unique physical therapy modality for people with impaired physical mobility due to aging, injury, surgery or neuromusculoskeletal disorders.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Sheboygan, WI, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2010
  • Employees 3
  • Incorporation Type S-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

A NASA Spinoff corp providing revolutionary physical therapy system using therapeutic vibration. Over 15,000 reimbursed treatments already provided to patients recovering from mobility-limiting injuries and surgeries with no adverse events. Unprecedented functional recovery documented by clinicians. Insurance reimbursable; FDA-registered technology. 13 issued/pending patents in US and abroad. Won 2017 Wisconsin Innovation Award in Bio-Tech.


  • An entrepreneur with a passion for pioneering rehabilitation technology to improve quality of life for individuals experiencing disuse atrophy due to age, injury, illness or surgery. Innovations began with an idea to help astronauts who face unfavorable conditions in space. Holds 7 issued patents and 6 pending patents and has received several grants, including NIH. Received his BS and MENG from Michigan Tech and PhD from University of Florida.

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    CPA, over 26 years of experience. Involved in 4 prior startups. Prior SVP for banking company responsible for all SEC reporting. Integral involvement with $20MM public stock offering/real estate sale and leaseback transaction. CFO for Family Office. Alumnus of UW-Madison, EY, and Kellogg Exec Development Program. Recently advised Wisconsin legislative committee on new Internet Crowd Funding legislation. 31 year Rotarian.

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    Kermit Ellefson
    Chairman of Board

    CPA, former President of Schenck SC, a Wisconsin based regional CPA firm. Oversaw a period of substantial growth to over 500 professional staff. Continues to work in ownership transitions and profitability enhancement for closely held clients. Independent director.

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    Linda Cates
    Director / PR Specialist

    Raised over $7 million as former development officer for Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice. Active in consulting for numerous volunteer Boards and community initiatives. Heavy PR and customer service quality management experience in prior employment including public and private companies. Independent director.


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    Neil Binkley, MD
    Osteoporosis Clinical Research Program Director, UW Madison Former President of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry Current collaborator on VibeTech's clinical research grant from the Extendicare Foundation (top 10 nursing home chain)
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    Professor of Physical Therapy, Hardin Simmons University Former Chair of CAPTE (accreditation board for physical therapy schools) Past collaborator with NASA astronaut coach on vibration therapy studies Editor of first book on vibration therapy
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    Danny Riley, PhD
    Professor of Cell Biology, Neurobiology, and Anatomy, Medical College of Wisconsin Former Chair of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research Studies muscle atrophy in astronauts as well as the negative effects of vibration on the body
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    Bryan Heiderscheit, PT, PhD
    Professor of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation and Biomedical Engineering, UW Madison Co-Director of the Neuromuscular Biomechanics Lab @ UW Madison
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    Jeff Chang
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    Ryan O'Desky

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