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July 2012

edit post Fabricating Orthoses with a Low-Temperature Inner Layer by Tony Wickman, CTPO July 1, 2012 Sometimes, advances in material sciences can provide big benefits to our patients—and be a

Sub-atmospheric Socket Technology Gains Momentum

Since its introduction in the late 1990s, there has been a significant increase in the clinical application of sub-atmospheric (elevated vacuum) prosthetic suspension. “When I began teaching…sub-atmospheric technology around ten

In Pursuit of Residual-Limb Skin Health

Even with the best prosthetic care and rehabilitation efforts, a positive prosthetic outcome often hinges on the identification and resolution of a skin problem that in other circumstances might be

Where’s Your EDGE ?

A good book has several telltale signs of repeated use: the cover is worn, the pages are dog-eared, and the margins are crammed with handwritten notes. In my experience, the

eX7 Motocross: Tough Competition

An early morning rain made for great track conditions at the seventh annual Extremity Games (eX7) motocross event, held May 26 at the Baja Acres track in Millington, Michigan. There

Billing and Collections Q&A

Denials are difficult to identify and time-consuming to appeal. When denials have you at your wit’s end, “Got FAQs?” can help you get your billing back on track. This month’s

Treating Metatarsalgia

Metatarsalgia is a global term to describe forefoot pain. It covers pain occurring at the metatarsal heads, the metatarsophalangeal joints (MPJs), or in the soft tissue in that region and

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