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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

Fabricating with Prepreg Carbon Fiber

The availability of KAFOs fabricated with prepreg carbon fiber, a material known for its lightweight strength in high-tech applications, signifies a new challenge for orthotics fabrication. For patients, this means

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

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