Friday, August 5, 2022

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

Billing and Collections Q&A

Running an O&P practice and keeping billing on track is complex and time-consuming. When you have a billing-related question, “Got FAQs” has the answer. This month’s column addresses your questions

Scott McDowell: Answering the Call

When it’s quiet at the Montrose Township Fire Department (MTFD), Michigan, you can find Scott McDowell in the fire hall trying a different footing for handling the hose line or

Shaping a Transradial Forearm Prosthesis

New technology usually involves a new production process that requires training for technicians. Fortunately, that’s not the case with shaping a transradial forearm prosthesis. At Ottobock, we have been using

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

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