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ABC, NCOPE awarded ISPO Category I recognition

January 23, 2015

The International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics has awarded the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics and the National Commission on Orthotics and Prosthetics Education with Category I recognition, according to a press release.

The International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO)’s classification system evaluates organizations on the processes used in educating, training and certifying orthotic and prosthetic students.

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Podiatry network, medical device company partner to prevent amputations

January 23, 2015
Preventive Foot Care Centers of America, a podiatry care network managed by the Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention Alliance, is teaming up with Koven…
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AOPA announces call for papers

January 22, 2015
The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association announced it is seeking high-quality education presentations for the Annual AOPA National Assembly, to be held Oct…
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Ekso Bionics secures second phase of U.S. Special Operation Command’s TALOS Project

January 22, 2015
Ekso Bionics Holdings has received a grant to begin work on the second phase of the TALOS project, according to a press release.United States Special Operation Command…
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Video game technology can help measure upper-extremity movement in children with muscular dystrophy

January 21, 2015
Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital have developed a method for measuring upper-extremity movement in patients with muscular dystrophy using video game…
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Treatment is changing for geriatric O&P patients

December 12, 2014
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Gerald Stark, MSEM, CPO/L, FAAOP, senior upper limb clinical specialist for Ottobock Health…
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