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November 2007 Issue

November 2007

edit post Johns Hopkins Unveils Proto 2 by Mary Rose Roberts November 1, 2007 In response to the plight of World War II amputees, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS)

DARPA Revolutionizes Prosthetics: How and Why?

Times change. Perceptions change. Once upon a time, not so long ago, only a relatively small ratio of the population had experienced limb loss or amputation, and only a few

Johns Hopkins Unveils Proto 2

In response to the plight of World War II amputees, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) established the Artificial Limb Program in 1945 to promote scientific research to improve prosthetic

iPed: One Step Closer to Human Function

The iPed has a full anatomical 70 degrees range of motion (ROM), and muscular replicating resistance characteristics throughout that range of motion, to provide appropriate movement independent of the ambulated

A Single Word Can Change Everything

Can’t has been a very good word for the O&P profession. Rather than setting the stage for restriction and limitation, can’t is setting a brand new stage – one in

Facility Accreditation: The Time Is Now

Most readers are aware that in an effort to limit fraud and abuse, 1 Congress has directed the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to sharpen requirements to bill

Sports News

Fire Destroys Challenged Athletes Office The main office of the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) in San Diego, California, was destroyed by fire September 22, causing several hundred thousand dollars in

Ben Quinn’s Competitive Spirit

On a near perfect summer day in the extreme-sports playground of Lake Tahoe, California, 22-year-old Ben Quinn was found screaming for help in a vineyard. A morning of skydiving with

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