Friday, August 5, 2022

May 2010 Issue

May 2010

edit post The Beau Ideal: Paralympic Alpine Racer Alana Nichols by The O&P EDGE May 12, 2010 Alana Nichols is a paragon of adaptive sport. When she rolled onto the

Bob Green—Grabbing Life by the Fingers

Today, Bob Green of Bel Air, Maryland, uses his fingers to do things like open drawers, type on a computer keyboard, hold a fork, pick up small objects, and sign

Got FAQs?

Running an O&P practice gets more complex every year. When you have a question about claims or denials, count on ‘Got FAQs?’ to help keep your billing on track. This

Finally Starting to Make a Connection

Consider this scenario: A mom comes in with a sparkling white cranial remolding helmet. There’s no food mashed in the cheek extensions, no smell, no smudges. Not a particle of

Face to Face: Jim Middleton, CP

Jim Middleton says he is living the dream. The Billings, Montana, clinician encountered prosthetics in 1987 as a volunteer at the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) in Winter

Registration, Certification, and Education

Several weeks ago I commented on the OANDP-L listserv about two issues: the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics (ABC) immediate change of title from registered technician

Haiti: The International Response

“Mwen malad anpil.”-I am very sick. “oupe”-amputation “enfimite”-disability These words are now far too commonplace in the Haitian Creole tongue. The Republic of Haiti was ailing even before the catastrophic

The Balancing Act: Are Amputees Falling for It?

Balance is a complex thing, relying on visual, vestibular, and proprioceptive inputs—and that’s for people without limb loss. For many prosthetic patients, it’s a function that they struggle to relearn

Comprehensive Healthcare Reform Becomes Law

After the election of Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) at the beginning of the year and the resulting loss of a Democratic super-majority (60 votes) in the Senate, it looked as

Welcome Back!

Login to your account below

Retrieve your password

Please enter your username or email address to reset your password.

The O&P EDGE Magazine
Are you sure want to unlock this post?
Unlock left : 0
Are you sure want to cancel subscription?