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February 2010 Issue

February 2010

edit post Soldier On: How a Landmine Gave Jody Mitic a New Life by Morgan Stanfield January 24, 2010 Mitic rests briefly on the battlefield, just days before losing both

Dynamic Brace Beats Post-Polio Boomerang

When a 72-year-old retired physician with post-polio syndrome (PPS) presented at Prosthetic Orthotic Associates (POA) in 2008, he was unable to ambulate and used a scooter for mobility. He suffered

R&D Ethics: The Case of the $20 Knee

From left: Stanford’s JaipurKnee and LeTourneau University’s LEGS M1 Knee: How similar are they? Photograph courtesy of LeTourneau University. Two university teams working to provide highly functional knee joints to

Developing Partnerships

Over the course of your O&P career, you have no doubt developed a number of partnerships with vendors, doctors and referral sources, physiatrists, physical therapists, and occupational therapists—all of those

Ski Spectacular Brings Speed to the Slopes

Youth racer Alex Tomaszewski attacks the slalom course at DS/USA’s National Race FestivalPhotograph courtesy of Reed Hoffman. At Colorado’s Breckenridge Ski Resort, it’s not surprising to encounter speed. Some of

Tackling Tarsal Tunnel

Tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS) was first recognized in the early 1960s and described as “pain in the proximal medial arch and paresthesia along the lateral and medial plantar nerves.” Paresthesia

Got FAQs?

When you need help with your toughest billing questions, count on ‘Got FAQs?’ to provide you with the information you need to help keep your billing on track. This month’s

Fall into Spring

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—especially if you are a student. As of this writing, O&P clinicians are rushing to get deliveries out before the end of the

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