Motion Control, a division of Fillauer, recently announced it received a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to fund the development of a new Electric Terminal Device and wrist system for upper limb amputees. The grant is part of…
Month: January 2016
Sock Thickness, Compression Changes With Normal Use For Amputees
Study finds sock volume accommodation cannot be predicted by ply, age of sock.
Walking the Runway: A ‘Bionic Model’ Takes Her Chance
Rebekah Marine was told she would never become a model, but she never let her dreams go out of style.
The Business of Giving Back
O&P practices are recycling used components and turning prosthetic ‘trash into treasure.’
Looks are important. Make sure your facility sends the right message.
More Than A Number
Economic leaders discuss the priceless art of selling an O&P business
‘Grandfather’ of OPAF Reflects on Changes in O&P Profession
Don Hardin has helped O&P patients reach their athletic dreams.
CMS Finalizes Rule on Prior Authorization for DMEPOS Items
Required Prior Authorization List is yet to be released.
A Conversation With Jon Batzdorff, CPO
In this issue, O&P News poses five questions to Jon Batzdorff, CPO, founder and president of the nonprofit corporation ProsthetiKa and practitioner at Innovative Prosthetics and Orthotics in Santa Rosa, Calif. Batzdorff began his career as a staff prosthetist at…
Exercise, education effective in low back pain prevention
Analysis of clinical trials identified that exercise alone or a combination of exercise and education is effective in preventing low back pain, according to findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine. “Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most burdensome…