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August 2011 Issue

August 2011

edit post Endolite Expands Training Program by The O&P EDGE August 12, 2011 EDGE Direct In support of the launch of the ORION, our newest microprocessor knee, Endolite is pleased

Endolite Expands Training Program

EDGE Direct In support of the launch of the ORION, our newest microprocessor knee, Endolite is pleased to announce an expanded training program that includes certification courses for the ORION.

How to Thermoform a Plastic Lining

Elevated vacuum sockets are a fabulous innovation. The limb’s weight bearing force is evenly distributed throughout the total surface of the socket, rather than spot specific. For the patient, that

Face to Face: Wendy A. Carter, LPN, CFom

Wendy A. Carter says a twist of fate led her to a career in O&P. An obstetrics/gynecology nurse by trade, she spent the summer of 2005 doing missionary healthcare in

Making a Case for Amputee Case Managers

Recently, someone asked me, “Exactly what is your role as an amputee case manager?” I thought for a moment and said, “I help amputees and their families find a new

Creating the Optimal Patient Experience

What Is the Patient Experience? The patient experience is widely discussed, but rarely defined. Most patient-satisfaction surveys report on a patient’s experience relative to a single encounter rather than the

Elective Amputation: Making the Decision

For prosthetists, therapists, and other members of the rehab team, limb loss presents a threshold to new possibilities-a first step toward functional mobility. For the individual struggling with the decision

“Knowledge Speaks…Wisdom Listens”

When it comes to patient compliance, O&P clinicians know there is a big difference between hearing and listening. Many healthcare providers can relate to the experience of talking with a

UCO Endeavor Games; No Barriers Summit

UCO Endeavor Games Unite Novice and Elite Athletes The 12th annual University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, (UCO) Endeavor Games, held June 9-12, gave nearly 300 athletes the chance to compete

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