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January 2011 Issue

January 2011

edit post Winning the Weight Fight: One Patient’s Success Story by Miki Fairley January 9, 2011 Casting. Photographs courtesy of Bio-Medic Appliances, Essex Junction, Vermont. Losing weight is often more than simply wanting to look your…

Jessica’s Patient Inspired Solution

EDGE Direct This success story is about balance and gait training for a four-year-old with a diagnosis of hypertonicity, spastic diplegia. Prior to Ultraflex bracing, Jessica’s gait with AFOs and

A New Mission of Hope in Belize

Ninety percent of the world have access to only 10 percent of the world’s medical resources, according to the International Hospital for Children. The people of Belize-lacking a medical infrastructure

Got FAQs?

Running an O&P practice is complicated enough without having to sort through Medicare guidelines to determine the reason for a denial. “Got FAQs?” can help guide you through Medicare’s maze.

Embarking on a Lifelong Journey

June 29, 2005, was my first day as an above-the-knee amputee. Everything good that has happened in my life recently has stemmed from that one moment. I had Trevor’s Disease—a

Return to Combat

A commitment to duty, advances in prosthetics technology, and changes in the rehabilitative model of care are enabling some soldiers with amputations to return to the front lines. “The only

Questions Answered, Promises Kept

Our cover story this month began with a question-a couple of questions actually. Over the last several years, we have come across news stories that detail the experiences of U.S.

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