Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Re: We are not the only ones!

George Boyer

Jim – I suggested 5 – 6 years back that prosthetists should become true

professionals and sell their services, their talent…..not products. George


“Jim Rogers, CPO” wrote:

> Collegues and Mr. Baracos:


> Twenty years ago the issue was: “should we let the pharmacists fit corsets?”

> Ten years ago it was physical therapists fabricating and fitting direct

> molded orthoses. Historically, we as a profession have not had the leadership

> or the foresight to see that medical technology would soon provide orthotic

> (and soon prosthetic) accessability without the need for fabrication. As a

> consequence, orthotists “lost” a portion of their scope if you will. Today

> the issue is not different; only the products differ. The


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