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August 2002 Issue

August 2002

edit post ‘Challenge Alaska’ Opens Door to Recreational Adventure by The O&P EDGE August 1, 2002 River rafting is just one of the recreational activities Challenge Alaska provides for persons

Competitive Bidding – Does Anyone Win?

Many in the current presidential administration and Congress view competitive bidding as an “All-American” answer to fixing our ailing Medicare program. They believe that competitive bidding saves money. They want

Northern Lights: Bright Ideas in Canadian Research

Dr. Stephen Naumann, director of the Rehabilitation Engineering Department at Bloorview MacMillan Children’s Centre, Toronto, Ontario, discussed some current projects. Electrical Elbow Dr. Naumann’s department is currently developing an electrical

Bill Truppe, CP (c)

Bill Truppe, CP (c) Truppe Health Care London, Ontario, Canada What kind of background did you bring into O&P? I’m a second-generation practitioner-I just grew up into it. Who influenced

A Call to Improve Advanced Science Content: Part II

Editor’s Note: “The capabilities of any technical profession are highly dependent on the quality of the science underlying it.” With this thought in mind, Edward S. Neumann, PhD, issued a

New System Speeds Orthotic/Prosthetic Design

A new digital system for lower extremity prosthetic and orthotic design applications factors out almost 100 percent of the subjectivity involved in the design process. Keith Watson, CPO, Fourroux O&P,

WRF Conducts Workshops in Central Asia

A lead technician (left) at Almaty Rehabilitation Center, Kazakhstan, and Arthur Forman of WRF provide training on fabricating thermo-plastic trans-tibial prostheses. Prosthetist Arthur Forman, World Rehabilitation Fund (WRF) recently spent

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