These no-cost sessions are worth four continuing education units (CEUs) and include opportunities for patient fittings of Össur’s Low Activity Solutions, including new products like the Balance Knee Control, the Seal-In X liner, and the K2 Sensation foot with D/P Flexion hydraulic ankle unit and Unity Sleeveless Vacuum.
Global prosthetics and orthotics innovator Össur is offering on-site Clinical Education Days to prosthetic practices across the United States to highlight its new, comprehensive line of prosthetic solutions for low-activity amputees. The no-cost sessions are worth four continuing education units (CEUs), and include opportunities for patient fittings of Össur’s Low Activity Solutions.
The company developed its Low Activity Solutions in response to clinician requests for more solutions to serve the growing population of low-activity amputees who are seeking prostheses that provide stability as well as the innovation and quality for which Össur is known, according to Kim De Roy, CPO, PT, Össur’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing and Education, Prosthetics for Össur Americas.
“As a company, Össur is committed to providing all individuals with the right technological solutions to help them regain their mobility and pursue a life without limitations,” said De Roy.
Prosthetic professionals who want to reserve an on-site Clinical Education Day for their practice can register online at www.ossur.com/las-edu.
Register Now for Össur’s International Prosthetic Symposium
On November 19-21, Össur will host an International Prosthetic Symposium focusing on Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Solutions for the Low Activity Amputee at its state-of-the-art Össur Academy facility in Orlando, Florida. The three-day program is intended for individual professionals and multidisciplinary teams (PM&Rs, CPOs, PTs, OTs, and nurses) who are active in the field of amputee rehabilitation.
An impressive program of clinical experts will discuss rehabilitation, prosthetic solutions, elevated vacuum systems, and post-operative approaches for enhancing clinical outcomes. Common comorbidities affecting this important and growing patient population, such as osteoarthritis and diabetes, will also be covered.
“Össur Academy is committed to providing quality prosthetic and orthopedic knowledge, which we believe will ultimately help optimize patient outcomes,” said Tom Daniels, Director, Össur Academy. “We are looking forward to hosting the symposium this November, where attendees will receive worthwhile content and participate in meaningful discussions about the needs of low active amputees.”
Among speakers invited to participate at the Symposium are Vibhor Agrawal, PhD, ATP, Assistant Professor, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; Joshua Bernard, DPM, DABHAS, DABPM, James A. Haley Veterans Hospital; Ryan Caldwell, CP/L, FAAOP, Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center; Glenn Crumpton, CPO/L, CPED, CEO, Alabama Artificial Limb & Orthopedic Service; Katherine Dec, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine; Robert Gailey, PhD, PT, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and Miami VA Medical Center; George Hipp, MD, of Montgomery Vascular Surgery; Chris Ireland, PT, DPT, OCS, Clinical Director of PT Solutions Physical Therapy; Kristleifur Kristjansson, MD, Medical Officer, Research & Development, Össur; Jeffry Pirofsky, DO, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Neurosurgery and Spine Associates of Central Alabama; and Allison Wahoff, formerly of Colorado Rehabilitation and Denver Clinic for Extremities at Risk.
Registration for the symposium is available on a first-come, first-served basis, and is available at www.ossur.com/ips2.