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December 2012

edit post Aging Gracefully with an Amputation by Kate Hawthorne December 1, 2012 When working with the elderly patient population, prosthetists generally see two types of people: those who have

Evolution’s Custom Origin Silicone Liner

Origin liners are created from an advanced medical grade silicone formula naturally compatible with human tissue and resistant to fluids and bacteria. Origin liners never reduce in strength or thickness

To Fit or Not To Fit?

Considerations When Fitting Elderly Dysvascular Patients with a Prosthesis Regardless of an amputation’s etiology, fitting a prosthesis is no easy feat. Every patient has different needs and preferences, and part

The Knee-ds of the K2 Transfemoral Amputee

As part of a recent joint educational effort by the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (the Academy) and the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), a few colleagues and I

Aging Gracefully with an Amputation

When working with the elderly patient population, prosthetists generally see two types of people: those who have become amputees during their sunset years, and those who have been living with

What a Year! What a Decade!

I write this at the close of a heated 2012 presidential election and a narrow victory for President Barack Obama. Regardless of the election outcome, this year’s contest holds special

CAF: San Diego Triathlon Challenge and More

Now in its 19th year, the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) San Diego Triathlon Challenge (SDTC) weekend, held October 19-21, capped off the most successful month in the organization’s history. Thanks

The O&P EDGE by the Numbers

For the final installment of our anniversary column, we researched what news and feature articles from The O&P EDGE received the most views on oandp.com. To add a little spice,

Frederick Downs Jr.: A Life of Service

Some men are naturally born to serve. Others do their duty to their country despite seemingly insurmountable challenges. Frederick Downs Jr., retired national director of the U.S. Department of Veterans

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