Thursday, April 25, 2024

Re: Double Helix Brace

Mark Taggart

Dear Mr. Lindsey,

Please tell us about the “Double Helix Orthosis”.

What is it used for?

Mark Taggart, CO

— David Lindsey wrote:

> Dear Jim Butts, RTO

>

> Your questions regarding the Double Helix orthosis

> are very curious.

> I’m one of only four clinicians involved in the

> development of

> this device.

>

> Where did you hear about this orthosis? I assume a

> patient/client

> was seen in your office with this orthosis or is

> contemplating the

> commitment to have one provided.

>

> I appreciate the fact your first question was; “Does

> it work?”.

> What does it work for? What pathologies and

> conditions is it

> appropriate for? These are the relevant questions.

>

> As to your question regarding cost. Frankly I feel

> it is completely

> inappropriate. “Worth” or value is based on the end

> user alone.

> The price you quoted is off base. This is not a

> forum to discus this

> in any case.

>

> As a list. It is appropriate for you or any one else

> to discuss orthotics

> prosthetics. Technicians are most certainly

> encouraged to contribute in

> our bourgeoning profession. However it concerns me

> you would ask these

> question in the manner you have. Are you in practice

> of seeing people

> on a pseudo clinical basis? I ask this as many

> unscrupulous Certifies

> allow or expect Technicians to treat patients.

>

> Who is your Clinician?

>

>

> D. Lindsey, C.O.(c)

>

>

>

>

> —–Original Message—–

> From: Orthotics and Prosthetics List

> [mailto:[email protected]]On

> Behalf Of Jim Butts

> Sent: Monday, August 14, 2000 7:27 PM

> To: [email protected]

> Subject: Double Helix Brace

>

>

> Hello,

>

> Has any one run across the double helix brace? Does

> it work? Is it worth the

> $2000.00 asking price. Is this a reasonable brace

> treatment or is it another

> COPES brace?

>

> Jim Butts RTO

>

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