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June 2013

edit post Cognitive Compromise: Considerations in Individuals with Lower-limb Amputation by Phil Stevens MEd, CPO, FAAOP June 1, 2013 Twenty years ago, a rehabilitation team examined the cognitive function of

Perceptions of Amputation: Have They Changed?

Christina Skoski, MD, was a teenager when she received her first prosthesis in 1962. It was a crude but serviceable carved wooden leg. She cried. Skoski, a retired anesthesiologist, was

Advocating for Ambulation

Encouraging patient involvement may be a key strategy for subverting a coverage crisis. It’s natural. When economic times are tough, consumers hold on to their wallets a little more tightly,

My Story

I wait impatiently behind the fences to pick up my little niece from school. The girls and boys are lined up and ready to leave. The teacher is trying to

Spillover Effects

The current healthcare climate is making it increasingly difficult for prosthetists and orthotists to fit their patients with devices that provide optimal outcomes. As a result of the Centers for

Recipe for a Master’s Degree from Scratch

Part 4 of our exclusive coverage of the development of the master of science in orthotics and prosthetics program at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Inspiration I was filled

Cassie Peeters, CP

A Wisconsin native and youngest of four, Cassie Peeters, CP, says that her family has had a significant influence on her career. She received practical advice from her grandmother about

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