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September 2002 Issue

September 2002

edit post From the Editor by Miki Fairley September 1, 2002 Three elements are needed to make an outstanding O&P practitioner: head, hands, and heart. Probably everyone knows practitioners who

From the Editor

Three elements are needed to make an outstanding O&P practitioner: head, hands, and heart. Probably everyone knows practitioners who do not have a college degree, but through experience and dedication

A Call to Improve Advanced Science Content: Part III

Editor’s Note: In the previous articles in this series, Dr. Neumann called for a strengthening of advanced science courses in O&P education in seven areas: biomechanical tissue factors; biomechanical gait

In Search of Tomorrow’s O&P Pratitioner

Dimini$hing Return$ John W. Michael, C.P.O. It’s not just O&P. All healthcare fields have been impacted by a manpower shortage with regard to recent recruitment-not because there aren’t talented minds

Physiatry and O&P: A Synergistic Partnership

Physiatrists and prosthetist/orthotists have much in common. Both practitioners are members of small and somewhat misunderstood specialties, are trained to care for people with disabilities, and try to improve patients’

Barr Foundation Treats 13 More Honduran Amputees

Fourteen patients demonstrated their new prostheses designed by TracerCAD during a press event, and 13 new patients were scanned using the system during a recent Barr Foundation trip to Honduras.

Russ Miller, CP

Audubon Orthotic & Prosthetic Services Colorado Springs, Colorado How did you get involved in O&P? I was a therapist in orthopedics and working quite a bit with amputees. Therapists didn’t

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