Monday, November 29, 2021

May 2012

edit post The Future is in Good Hands with the Next Generation of O&P Professionals by Mark Taylor, MLS, CPO, FAAOP May 9, 2012   This past March, I witnessed

Build Your Practice with Support from Ottobock

EDGE Direct More resources! Ottobock’s expanded business services offer you more: education options for CPOs and technicians, Cooperative Care, reimbursement support, and fabrication services. Education Options Ottobock Academy offers a

Academy Meeting “One of the Best Ever”

Exclusive live coverage from The O&P EDGE. There were plenty of educational sessions (even one with a “twist”), activities, workshops, and exhibits during the 38th Annual Meeting & Scientific Symposium of

Neuroprosthetics 2012 Symposium Draws Record Attendance

Exclusive live coverage from The O&P EDGE. In January, wounded warriors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC), Bethesda, Maryland, were using a new neurally controlled prosthetic arm—the Modular Prosthetic

Providing Effective Footwear in Less-Resourced Environments

Finding sustainable solutions to the challenges encountered in providing appropriate, effective, low-cost footwear is the goal of a number of new initiatives. These initiatives provide opportunities for pedorthists seeking to

Mastering the Two-Stage Lamination with Flexible Brim

Supracondylar suspension for a transradial prosthesis has been around for decades. This type of socket fabrication is commonly made from a wet lamination or thermoplastic materials. Despite the growth of

Virginia Guffey: Happy Is as Happy Does

Virginia Guffey, 87, credits her positive outlook to her upbringing during the Depression. “I don’t worry about anything I can’t do anything about,” she says. “During the Depression days, you

Doug Turner, OTR, CP, BOCO

Doug Turner began a career in O&P more than 20 years ago. In 2006, he opened his practice—Western Montana Orthotics & Prosthetics (WMOP), Missoula—where he is the lead clinician. That

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