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February 2013

edit post Fabricating with Prepreg Carbon Fiber by Justin Eitel February 1, 2013 The combination of high-tech materials in the SiOCX® TF Pro socket results in significant improvements in… edit

Extreme Retirement, Navy Seals Edition

Innovation in prosthetics technology is enabling a whole new population of athletes to emerge—a population that includes quite a few older folks. John Grimm of Vail, Arizona, at 70 years

John Huster, BOCP

John Huster, BOCP, and co-owner of PSL Fabrication, Fulton, Missouri, became interested in the O&P profession through his mother, who was working for a patient care facility about the same

The Challenge of Justification

As chief executive officer of a prosthesis manufacturer in today’s market, I could say that we live in interesting times. Since Touch Bionics’ i-limb prosthetic hand first became available in

In Our Lifetime…

Early in 2007, shortly after I began working at The O&P EDGE , a U.S. veteran who had sustained a traumatic shoulder disarticulation amputation during the war in Iraq contacted me.

Contineo Robotics: Helping Hands That Save Lives

Products in development at Contineo Robotics, Sykesville, Maryland, take the motto “to serve and protect” to a whole new level. While the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Revolutionizing Prosthetics

Evolution’s Central Fabrication Facility

Evolution Industries’ central fabrication facility specializes in premium lower-limb check and definitive sockets and offers unique customization options. The C-Fab team, our new facility, and the componentry options we provide

DARPA’S RP Arms Progress, Nurture Related Wonders

Magic begets magic. Creation engenders further creation. As The O&P EDGE continues to follow the development of the two futuristic prosthetic arms conceived in 2006 by the Defense Advanced Research

Getting to Market

From idea to prototype to final product, getting a new orthotic or prosthetic device to market can be a long and harrowing road fraught with pitfalls. Anywhere along the way,

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