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October 2004 Issue

October 2004

edit post The Man Behind the Mask by Meredy Fullen October 1, 2004 Many people watched on national television as the Detroit Pistons triumphed over the Los Angeles Lakers in

CAPO Conference Impressive

The Canadian Association of Prosthetists and Orthotists (CAPO) biannual conference is Canada’s largest national O&P event. According to several exhibitors, 2004 CAPO, held in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, was a very

Turning Dreams to Promises

Returning to Nashville, Tennessee, after a decade-long absence, the Amputee Coalition of America (ACA) hosted a record 726 attendees at the 14th Annual Educational Conference & Exposition, August 57, making

From the Editor

Take a mind-bending journey through the world of tomorrow’s practitioner in the feature article, “Today’s Dreams, Tomorrow’s Reality in O&P Technology,” by Paul Prusakowski, CPO, FAAOP. What’s amazing is that

Reimbursement: The Future Is Now

The American population is growing older. The “baby boomers” are getting to the age where they will increasingly rely on the Medicare system to provide for their orthotic and prosthetic

Amy Purdy Takes On Hollywood

Appropriately nicknamed “Purdygirl” among her circle of family and friends, Amy Purdy has taken Hollywood by storm, making her presence known. Although Amy is a youthful and energetic 24-year-old, her

We Salute Amputees Across America

Riders assemble for a group shot at Rockefeller Center. From left: Linda Holt, Kip Peavy, Andrew Johnson, Joe Sapere, James Thayer, and Richard Hudon. At 3:00 AM EDT, on August

Updating the Medicare Shoe Bill

During the past year the Statistical Analysis Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carrier (SADMERC) and Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carriers (DMERCs) have been busy overhauling portions of the Therapeutic Shoe Bill.

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