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June 2011 Issue

June 2011

edit post AOPA 2011 Policy Forum by Karen Henry June 3, 2011 Grassroots Efforts Really Do Make a Difference Rep. Wally Herger (R-CA), chair of the health subcommittee… edit post

AOPA 2011 Policy Forum

Grassroots Efforts Really Do Make a Difference In the days leading up to this year’s American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA) Policy Forum, the Federal government was in a political

ACPOC 2011: Professionals Helping Kids Be Kids

Venue to the 2002 Winter Olympics, Park City, Utah’s mountain backdrop provided the setting for this year’s Association of Children’s Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics (ACPOC) 33rd annual meeting, held at the Canyons

Insurance Fairness for Amputees

The phrase “prosthetic parity” has come to define a central legislative initiative that the Amputee Coalition and our friends and partners have promoted for several years. Many of you are

Got FAQs?

Running an O&P practice seems to be getting more complicated every year. When you have a question and can’t seem to find the answer you’re looking for, count on “Got

How to Laminate Sockets

There are many different ways to decorate a prosthetic socket, such as applying stickers, doing water transfer, and airbrushing. Of these techniques, using fabric for laminating is the most durable.

Face to Face: Peter R. Davidson, RN, CPO

Observing O&P practitioners “thinking outside of the box” drew Peter Davidson, RN, CPO, to the profession. At the time, he was working as a flight paramedic/registered nurse for a teaching

Parity Begins at Home

I got a call last week from Joey, a technician who used to work for me. He asked if I could work on his microprocessor-controlled knee. Between the manufacturer and

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