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Overcoming Challenges in Treatment of Patients With Obesity, Diabetes
Practitioners face challenges in the treatment of obese patients and those with diabetes. O&P experts discuss solutions.
Össur Hosts its First O&P Women’s Leadership Conference
Recently Össur hosted its first Women’s Leadership Conference. The conference brought in more than 30 female O&P professionals from 11 states. Pilot and retired Army Officer Elizabeth McCormick, one of the first women to serve as a Black Hawk Helicopter…
OPAF Hosts First Amputee Tennis Tournament in US
The Orthotic and Prosthetic Activities Foundation held the first amputee tennis tournament in the United States as a part of its First Clinics initiative. Held in conjunction with USTA Middle States, the First Clinics offered adaptive sports lessons and drills…
A Great War Led to Great Prosthetic Strides
Some of the most notable strides in prosthetic technology resulted from World War I.
Amputees Gather in San Diego
More than 70 lower limb amputees from around the world gathered at a clinic organized by Össur and the Challenged Athletes Foundation, according to a press release. Hosted in San Diego, the Össur Running and Mobility Clinic presented by Challenged…
A Conversation With Mark Muller, MS, CPO, FAAOP
In this issue, O&P News poses five questions to Mark Muller, MS, CPO, FAAOP. Muller is the chair of the Department of Orthotics and Prosthetics at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH). Muller joined CSUDH in 2006, and went to…
A Burn and a Banjo
An early musician changed modern technology.
Research Trials in O&P: Turn Enthusiasm into Engagement
Michael Wininger, PhD, discusses the importance of engagement in clinical trials, a new era of O&P research.
O&P Practices ‘Think Pink’ for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
As October passes by, so too does a yearly tradition – breast cancer awareness month. The annual health campaign, organized by both major and minor charities, aims to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into…