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PT and Podiatry Resident Education in O&P

  My dual training as a physical therapist and as a prosthetist/orthotist has given me the ability to see patients through two overlapping lenses. In 2010, I was contacted by

December 2017

edit post PT and Podiatry Resident Education in O&P by The O&P EDGE December 27, 2020  My dual training as a physical therapist and as a prosthetist/orthotist has given me

Letter to the Editor: Standout September Issue

Our team always looks forward to receiving The O&P EDGE. Your September issue was a standout for us, with John Brinkmann’s article “How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse.” We are

Academy Society Spotlight: Gait-optimized AFO Selection

Custom-fitted carbon fiber AFOs are commonly prescribed for foot drop and transmetatarsal amputations. The application for foot drop addresses weakness of the dorsiflexors during swing phase, while transmetatarsal amputation requires

Conducting a Biomechanical Evaluation, Part I

“You know my methods, Watson. There was not one of them which I did not apply to the inquiry. And it ended by my discovering traces, but very different ones

Fabricating a Crow Boot With a Toe Filler

A patient who has a transmetatarsal amputation and severe inversion supination on the affected foot came into the office for a CROW boot (Figure 1). He was wearing a soft

Got FAQs?

Billing for O&P devices seems to get more complicated by the day. Count on Got FAQs? to help answer your toughest questions. This month’s column addresses billing for a custom

Healthcare Issues Take Center Stage in Congress

Throughout the last half of 2017 there have been extensive debates on healthcare issues, from massive reforms like repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to O&P-specific legislation such

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