MD News, May 1, 2019
Stronger, Lighter, Quicker: TCOP Creates More Effective Orthotic and Prosthetic Devices for Patients Worldwide
Tillges Certified Orthotic Prosthetic Inc. (TCOP) takes advantage of prepreg carbon fiber materials and 7-axis robotic carver technology at its sister central fabrication facility, Tillges Technologies, to quickly create custom orthotic and prosthetic devices that offer patients more stability, control and comfort.
MD News, August 2014
PressureGuardian: A Revolutionary Advance in Wound Care
"TCOP’s active participation in early stage product development prompted the creation of Tillges Technologies. One of the most exciting advancements they’ve introduced is PressureGuardian, a product combining sophisticated, instantaneous pressure load measurement with a compatible app."
O&P Business News, September 2013
Wireless Sensor Detects Diabetic Ulcer Pressures
“We really didn’t have a tool to determine if we were taking enough pressure off the wound site to speed healing,” Mike Tillges, CPO, a practitioner at Tillges Certified Orthotic Prosthetic Inc. (TCOP), told O&P Business News. “So we took the next step and developed a clinical tool to determine if we are doing our job correctly and the orthosis is fitting correctly, taking pressure off the wound area."
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, July 2013
Startup launches app, device for fighting diabetic ulcers
"Tillges Technologies, a startup spun out of a Twin Cities prosthetics firm, is preparing to roll out a mobile app and electronic sensor designed to help diabetic ulcers heal.
Practitioners at Maplewood-based Tillges Certified Orthotic Prosthetic Inc. (TCOP) came up with the idea for the product after seeking a way to measure the amount of pressure a foot brace places on a wound, said Michael Tillges, a co-founder of the startup and a mechanical engineer."