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April 2003 Issue

April 2003

edit post Physical Therapists: Are They Encroaching on O&P? by Miki Fairley April 1, 2003 Are the two disciplines complementary or competitive? How much do they overlap? Here, two physical

From the Editor

The pace of change in the O&P profession and allied rehab often seems dizzying-new sophisticated technology, new research, more government regulation, changes in the reimbursement environment-the list goes on. It’s

Technician Education: What Do Educators Say?

Median School instructors, from left, William Broker; Judith Oreski, CPO; Scott Emler, RTPO. Photos courtesy of Median School of Allied Health Careers. Judith Oreski, CPO , director, Orthotic & Prosthetic

How to Hire the Right Employees

It has happened to most of us at least once. After searching for the ideal candidate, you finally make an offer to your best applicant. The fledgling employee then shows

Physical Therapists: Are They Encroaching on O&P?

Are the two disciplines complementary or competitive? How much do they overlap? Here, two physical therapists with wide experience in working with prosthetic and orthotic patients give their views. Sara

Can You Afford To Discount?

“Yes.” Now that is an answer that will get some folks’ blood boiling. Immediately, your thoughts might be… “How does he know what I can or can’t afford to do?

Richard Hughes, Orthotist/Prosthetist

Richard Hughes, Orthotist/Prosthetist Bauerfeind USA Kennesaw, Georgia How did you become involved in O&P? I lost my limb in a sailing accident at age 21. I watched the prosthetist make

Amputation Doesn’t Derail Soccer Dream

Thomas Feller receives gifts from Russian students as he visits their classroom. Thomas Feller has had a love affair with soccer going back to his younger days. His love of

Caveat Emptor (Let the Buyer Beware)

With both sons in college, I thought it was prudent to build a computer from scratch for one of them. I purchased several new parts recommended by the store clerk.

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