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March 2011 Issue

March 2011

edit post Prosthetics Research: Consumers’ Perspective by The O&P EDGE March 11, 2011 The result of prosthetic research ideally is better patient care and outcomes. The chain starts with research

Prosthetics Research: Consumers’ Perspective

The result of prosthetic research ideally is better patient care and outcomes. The chain starts with research studies, then links clinically relevant findings into clinical practice, which positively impacts function

Function and Comfort: Coexisting Within a Prosthesis

EDGE Direct Security and function from a prosthesis are requirements for any amputee…and ideally the prosthesis should also be comfortable to wear. Achieve security, function, and comfort from a cohesive

Whatever Happened to TPE?

Remember TPE (thermoplastic elastomer)? I first heard about it when I read an article in 1990 by Ron Sutton, BSE, CO, in the Journal of Prosthetics & Orthotics (JPO). When

What about the United States?

I just returned from a week-long mission to Haiti with Prosthetic & Orthotic Associates (POA), Orlando, Florida, as part of a team that donated its time to provide prosthetic care

Got FAQs?

Whether you are new to O&P billing or have years of experience, denials can be frustrating to handle and difficult to appeal. Count on “Got FAQs?” to provide you with

Daphne Hegreness: On the Right Track

Hegreness tests her new Cheetah Flex-Foot. “It was like Christmas when I found out that [Limbs of Love] wanted to get it for me,” she says. On a rain-dampened high

Face to Face: Charla Howard

Charla Howard recently joined the staff at Methodist Rehabilitation Center, Jackson, Mississippi, as a prosthetic research associate. A biological engineering graduate out of Mississippi State University (MSU), Starkville, Howard is

Making the Case for Knowledge Translation

Despite the filing cabinets and shelves in my office, I prefer to stay organized by creating tidy little stacks of documents on the floor. It’s easy to tell when I’m

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