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NJAAOP Annual Meeting Addresses Rapidly Changing O&P Field

From health care regulations to niche specialties to new technologies, speakers at the Annual Meeting of the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (NJAAOP) covered a number of topics, all revolving around the rapid changes occurring in the O&P field. The meeting, held Nov. 5-7 in Atlantic City, N.J. offered workshops, scientific sessions and clinical sessions, as well as a chance to network with exhibitors and discover new products. Some topics of note included geriatric mobility and management, the future of 3-D printing in O&P and regulation/reimbursement issues. Extended coverage of the meeting, including video interviews, is available at Healio.com/OandP. — by Amanda Alexander

The New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists held its annual continuing education seminar from Nov. 5 to Nov. 7 in Atlantic City, N.J.

The New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists held its annual continuing education seminar from Nov. 5 to Nov. 7 in Atlantic City, N.J.

Images: Alexander A, O&P Business News



Stephen Rinko, of Rinko Orthopedic, left, regales colleagues including Gbolahan L. Saona, of Delta Orthopedic Lab Inc. and Heikki Uustal, MD, of JFK-Johnson Rehab Institute, with a story.

Stephen Rinko, of Rinko Orthopedic, left, regales colleagues including Gbolahan L. Saona, of Delta Orthopedic Lab Inc. and Heikki Uustal, MD, of JFK-Johnson Rehab Institute, with a story.

Aboidun Sobowale, of Delta Orthopedic Lab Inc., left, networks with Kellen Mickle, CPT-561, of AlliedOP.

Aboidun Sobowale, of Delta Orthopedic Lab Inc., left, networks with Kellen Mickle, CPT-561, of AlliedOP.

Carl Wardell, CPA, center, and Dennis Williams, CP, right, both of AlliedOP, catch up with a friend.

Carl Wardell, CPA, center, and Dennis Williams, CP, right, both of AlliedOP, catch up with a friend.

Brooke Artesi, CP, LPO, of Sunshine Prosthetics and Orthotics, catches up with Kathy Mascola, LPO, CO, BOCPO, of Body in Motion Sports and Orthopedics Inc., and NJAAOP president, in the exhibit hall.

Brooke Artesi, CP, LPO, of Sunshine Prosthetics and Orthotics, catches up with Kathy Mascola, LPO, CO, BOCPO, of Body in Motion Sports and Orthopedics Inc., and NJAAOP president, in the exhibit hall.

Judith Levin, a Univeristy of Hartford student obtaining a master’s degree in prosthetics and orthotics, was honored as winner of the Robert Frank Scholarship, which will contribute $1,000 toward her education. Levin will graduate in May 2015.

Judith Levin, a Univeristy of Hartford student obtaining a master’s degree in prosthetics and orthotics, was honored as winner of the Robert Frank Scholarship, which will contribute $1,000 toward her education. Levin will graduate in May 2015.

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