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November 2009 Issue

November 2009

edit post Donated C-Leg Works Wonders by Brady Delander November 14, 2009 How one family and their prosthetist dealt with an insurmountable health insurance cap. Mike Garone was running on

Donated C-Leg Works Wonders

How one family and their prosthetist dealt with an insurmountable health insurance cap. Mike Garone was running on his Otto Bock C-Leg less than two weeks after first testing it

Users Rave about Evolution Custom Liners

“As a previous user of custom urethane liners, I have been very satisfied with the quality and performance of Evolution’s custom silicone liners. The customer service is fabulous, and they

Mike Garone: Standing Up to Every Challenge

Photographs courtesy of the Garone family. New York teen keeps pushing his pace- and his limits-a year after losing his leg. Mike Garone’s thrills come in many forms. He is

Billing and Collections Q&A

Running an O&P practice is complicated enough without having to deal with frequent denials. This month’s column tackles your questions regarding Medicare denials due to incorrect knee-brace modifiers, denials due

Walking the Walk and Talking the Talk

As an orthotic resident at National Orthotics and Prosthetics Company (NOPCO), Boston, Massachusetts, I spent the first seven weeks of my residency working on my technical skills at the central

Bruce Jensen, CPed, and Rhonda Jensen, CPed

Bruce and Rhonda Jensen have the unusual distinction of sharing a business partnership, an O&P career path, and a 35-year marriage. They began their careers together making leather goods, progressed

The Art of Prosthetics

One popular definition of the word prosthetics is “the art and science of developing artificial replacements for body parts.” As a transpelvic amputee and prosthesis wearer for nearly 48 years,

Getting a Grip on Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy (PN) presents in astonishing variety—more than 100 types have been identified, each with its own characteristic set of symptoms, pattern of development, and prognosis, according to the National

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