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VIDEO: Integrated team approach showing positive results

February 27, 2015
NEW ORLEANS —An integrated team approach led by Fred Lerche, PT, CPed, administrative director of the Outpatient Rehab Services and Orthotics and Prosthetics Program at Meyer Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Hospital, combines health care workers in O&P with those from physical therapy and related services are all housed in the same location to provide easy access for patients. Lerch shared the benefits of the program at the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting.

Bionic reconstruction restores hand function in three patients

February 27, 2015
Bionic reconstruction has restored hand function to three patients with brachial plexus injuries including lower root avulsions, according to study results published in…
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One Step Forward: A Look at Wound Care and the Surrounding Issues

O&P Business News, March
There is a certain group of people who can run miles-long marathons, climb a near-vertical rock face, then change their prostheses and do it again.Advances in technology…
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Mechanical AFO design may improve gait mechanics for ambulatory clubfoot patients

February 26, 2015
NEW ORLEANS — The mechanical design of an ankle foot orthosis could influence gait in ambulatory clubfoot patients, according to research presented at the American…

Three UK health care tech research projects receive $8.2 million grant

February 26, 2015
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council has awarded approximately $8.2 million to three research projects: a prosthetic hand controlled by the nervous…
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Peer mentorship provides support for amputees

February 9, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Pedro Pimenta, Hanger patient advocate, visited the Hanger Education Fair and National Meeting to…
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Patient lifestyle an important part of orthotic device development

January 2, 2015
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Seamus Kennedy, CPed, president and co-owner of Hersco Ortho Labs, explained the…
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Evidence-based documentation can improve patient care

December 26, 2014
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Scott Williamson, MBA, CAE, president of Quality Outcomes, explains the importance of…
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