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August 2005 Issue

August 2005

edit post Returning Upper-Extremity Amputees to Work by Sandra Fletchall, FAOTA, OTR/L, CHT, MPA August 1, 2005 As those who work in amputee healthcare fields agree, there is much more

O&P Goes to Washington

In Frank Capra’s 1939 blockbuster hit Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Jefferson Smith, played by Jimmy Stewart, is sent to Washington, DC, to fill out the term of a deceased

Competition Adds Zest, Health Benefits for Disabled

Several studies have shown beneficial effects of physical activity on cardio-respiratory health and psychological wellness in able-bodied persons. The overall benefits of exercise are now widely accepted. However, only recently have studies included

Returning Upper-Extremity Amputees to Work

As those who work in amputee healthcare fields agree, there is much more to rehabilitation than fitting an amputee with the appropriate device. To achieve the optimum outcomes we all

Bob Wilson Reaches Out

Robert C. “Bob” Wilson, who was rendered a bilateral transtibial amputee in a 1974 accident aboard the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk, could be perceived as being a salty, curt,

Endeavor Games Hosts Amputee Soldiers

More than 20 soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan and their family members were special guests at the sixth annual Endeavor Games June 9-12 in Edmond, Oklahoma. Competitors at the

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