Researchers recently discovered stem cells may have therapeutic potential for patients with severe burns. The study, conducted by investigators at The University of Texas Medical Branch, showed that while severe burn injury causes cell death in muscles, it also induces…
Sitting desk intervention leads to increased productivity, decreased body discomfort.
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Study notes quick development of Paralympic running.
Amputees can swap legs in about 30 seconds using the student-created device.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Prosthetists, orthotists and members of the O&P community gathered for the International African American Prosthetic and Orthotic Coalition Annual Meeting, here. View photos from the meeting below. From left: Otis Petties Sr., retired O&P business owner, is…
Experts say significant barriers must be overcome before 3-D printed devices could replace or supplement traditional fabrication.
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al-Zahrawi’s medical ‘bible’ served European surgeons for more than 500 years.
In this issue, O&P News poses five questions to Michelle Hall, MS, CPO, FAAOP(D). Hall is a practitioner, prosthetics residency director and researcher who focuses on adult patients at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare. Hall earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in…