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October 2009 Issue

October 2009

edit post Challenged Athletes Foundation: Changing the World, One Athlete at a Time by Morgan Stanfield October 1, 2009 “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can

Mary Novotny: Contributor to Humanity

Mary Novotny, RN, MS, is a visionary. For the past 35 years, the founder and former president of the Amputee Coalition of America (ACA) has been changing the landscape of

PLX-PAD: Stem Cell Treatment May Save Limbs

The use of stem cells is one of the most promising, yet ethically controversial issues in modern medicine. The primordial cells with the potential to become any tissue in the

Jim Landrum: Doing Things Differently

If Jim Landrum had any doubt he’d be returning to the water sports he loves after losing his left hand and forearm due to a 2007 fireworks accident, his buddies

ACA Calls on Supporters to Fight

Rick Castro’s daughter was born missing part of her arm below the elbow. He worries about how he will cover the cost of the prosthetic devices she will need as

Billing and Collections Q&A

Denials are difficult to identify and time consuming to appeal. “Got FAQs?” is here to help answer your most pressing billing questions. This month’s column addresses your questions about consignment

Blake Barlow, CP, LPO, FAAOP

Blake Barlow says he’s a believer in “prenatal destiny—the providence that drives my passion for O&P.” Born with proximal focal femoral deficiency (PFFD) in 1960, his path toward an accomplished

On the Road

Just because school is out doesn’t mean the learning stops. After an information-filled summer semester, it was time for the summer clinical rotations. During our clinical rotations, we followed a

Motion Control Introduces Utah Hybrid Arm

Motion Control Inc. has added the new and exciting Utah Hybrid Arm to our product line, and it is now available. Lighter than a Utah Arm, it incorporates all of

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