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August 2010 Issue

August 2010

edit post SPS Adds Custom Dimension to Its Service Offering by The O&P EDGE August 16, 2010 The challenge for any company that has been around as long as SPS

ACPOC/ORA Communities Come Together in Florida

ACPOC’s close proximity to Clearwater Marine Aquarium provided the perfect opportunity for a special presentation about Winter the dolphin. Joe Malo, (left) director of education at the aquarium presented Winter’s

Developing Evidence-Based Care Protocols

ev·i·dence: noun that which tends to prove or disprove something; ground for belief; proof. something that makes plain or clear; an indication or sign: His flushed look was visible evidence

The Balancing Act: Scene 2

The first installment of our discussion of balance among individuals with lower-limb amputations examined various techniques that have been developed to quantify balance in this population, and some of the

Cooperative Care: Good for Patients, Good for Business

“We’re just another tool in the practitioner’s toolbox.” -Todd Anderson, CP, FAAOP, vice president of business services, Otto Bock HealthCare, Minneapolis, Minnesota Charles Kuffel, CPO, FAAOP, president and clinical director

Providing Optimal Solutions

O&P professionals know the feeling of intense pride and satisfaction that comes with finding a solution to a complex problem. But when a patient with a challenging presentation comes into

Extremity Games 5; CAF Has Another Record Year

Extremity Games 5 Takes Texas by Storm Second-place kayak finisher Jim Wazny strokes to shore. Photographs courtesy of Sean Spangler. Extremity Games® 5 (eX5) was welcomed with genuine southern hospitality

Amy Palmiero-Winters: Running for Her Life

On June 26, Palmiero-Winters became the first amputee to complete the Western States Endurance Run, commonly listed as one of the five toughest races in the United States. Photographs courtesy

O&P Graduates: Advice from the Profession

“We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.” -Marcel Proust, French novelist, 1871-1922 To honor

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