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May 2009 Issue

May 2009

edit post Starting from Within: Growing the O&P Research Base by Karen Henry May 1, 2009 The call for evidence-based research is getting louder. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Julie Suttles: Daring to Leap

Julie Suttles. Julie Suttles understands what the kids who come to the Adventure Amputee Camp, Bryson City, North Carolina, are going through. The camp counselors also understand because they, too,

Activist Spotlight: Tami Stanley

Maryland, Iowa, and Virginia all passed parity bills during the 2009 legislative sessions. The Amputee Coalition of America (ACA) is thrilled about the progress it is making across the country.

Billing and Collections Q&A

The O&P profession becomes increasingly complex every year, and billing for O&P is just as complex. Count on ‘Got FAQs?’ to help make your billing processes a little less complicated.

Navigating ‘Ground Zero’

On this particular Monday morning, I find myself smiling with glee as I’m riding the bus to the hospital for my acute-care rotation. Most people will tell you that they

Five Questions for Don Buethorn, CPO

Don Buethorn, CPO, is the owner of Cascade Prosthetics & Orthotics and Cascade DAFO, Bellingham, Washington. More than 25 years ago, the multitalented clinician, entrepreneur, and designer met physical therapist

Challenges in Spina Bifida Care

Orthotic management is just one part of the big picture of caring for children with spina bifida (SB) and helping them to have high-quality, successful lives. Managing bowel and bladder

Academy Meeting Thrives Despite Shaky Economy

Despite a shaky national economy and gloomy financial forecasts, the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (the Academy) showed a positive outlook for O&P by boasting booming attendance at its

Spina Bifida: Making Mobility Happen

“He will probably never walk, never talk, and will be completely mentally disabled.” Kevin Felton, CO, LO, FAAOP, wraps fiberglass casting tape around the right leg of Texas Scottish Rite

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