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April 2009 Issue

April 2009

edit post Teens Tackle Ice Climbing in Ouray by The O&P EDGE April 1, 2009 Wielding an axe and a tenuous grip, Heidi Duce is precariously perched along a 10-story

From Mongolia to America, Part 2

The Journey Continues Amaglan Donid prepared with great care for her journey from Mongolia to the United States. The 59-year-old Mongolian language teacher with a transtibial amputation had been struggling

Help Us Grow the New

Have you visited today? Yesterday? How many times in the last week? The last month? Chances are that if you are a practitioner in the field, you visit the

Teens Tackle Ice Climbing in Ouray

Wielding an axe and a tenuous grip, Heidi Duce is precariously perched along a 10-story vertical curtain of ice. The 17-year-old high school senior is exactly where she wants to

Five Questions for Chris Jones, CPO

Chris Jones, CPO, is president and co-owner of Rebound Prosthetics, Denver, Colorado, a full-service prosthetic facility that serves some of O&P’s most courageous patients. Jones, who says his patients are

Amputees and Patient Advocates Go to Washington

On Tuesday, March 10, the Amputee Coalition of America (ACA), along with nearly 200 amputees and patient advocates from 34 states, converged on Washington DC to urge members of Congress

Billing and Collections Q&A

Billing in O&P can be frustrating. When you have questions, ‘Got FAQs?’ is there to help keep your billing processes flowing smoothly. This month’s column tackles your questions about the

Dry Needling for Plantar Fasciitis

A fast, minimally invasive technique appears to provide long-term relief from plantar-fasciitis pain. Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of foot pain in the United States, accounting for 11-15

Seeing and Doing

When the spring 2009 semester began at the college of prosthetics and orthotics at St. Petersburg College (SPC), my stress level was quite low. Granted, the assigned 15 chapters of

What’s Next?

Having recently lived through a Texas hurricane, the question “what’s next” has understandably become a standard in my life’s daily vernacular. However, after a recent conversation with an owner of

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