Wednesday, January 19, 2022

A Call to Action

Surviving the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) lower-limb prosthetic claim audits is about documenting the patient’s desire to ambulate, the medical necessity for a

Alternatives to Soft Dressings: A Review

  Introduction Postoperative management of lower-limb amputation is critical to a patient’s long-term outcome.1,2,3,4 The purpose of dressings is to help meet the goals of postoperative management: healing, providing protection

Exploring the Meaning of Specialized Needs

As I reflected on the theme of this month’s issue, “Specialized Needs and Specialized Populations,” I thought a lot about the term “specialized.” After all, as individuals, all O&P patients

CAF: Changing Lives One Athlete at a Time

Perhaps it was serendipity that brought three-year-old Nandito and his father to the Össur Leg Amputee Running and Mobility Clinic in San Diego, California, on Saturday, October 19. They just

Cervical Management of the Infant with Larsen Syndrome

Introduction Larsen Syndrome is a congenital, hereditary condition that primarily affects the musculoskeletal system. It presents with various clinical manifestations and levels of severity.1 Children with highly involved Larsen Syndrome

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