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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)

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

Hospitals Look to Exclusive Arrangements

It should come as no surprise that many hospitals have tried to reduce their costs by entering into exclusive or semi-exclusive discounted contracts with their vendors. Medicare pays hospitals for

Passion Found, Hard Work Begins

As I start my second year in the master of science in prosthetics and orthotics (MSPO) program at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), it is exciting to think

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