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AOPA seeks pilot grant proposals

February 20, 2017

The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association has announced a request for pilot grant proposals in orthotic and prosthetic research, according to a press release.

In a partnership with the Center for O&P Learning and Evidence-Based Practice (COPL), the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) is seeking proposals in 16 potential topics area. They include the following:

Ottobock to host session at South by Southwest festival

February 17, 2017
Ottobock will host a session with U.S. veterans at the annual South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, according to a press release. The session, “How Wounded…

New 3-D printing process could improve prosthetic fit, decrease wait times

February 16, 2017
Researchers at the University of Michigan College of Engineering have developed a new way to design and fabricate custom prosthetics and orthotics using a 3-D printer…

Ottobock HealthCare hosts Mayor Steve Adler at its Austin headquarters

February 15, 2017
Ottobock HealthCare, based in Austin, Texas, hosted Mayor Steve Adler (D-Texas) on Wednesday to meet with Ottobock leadership and employees, according to a press…
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VIDEO: Tyler, Limehouse discuss device training for upper limb amputees

February 14, 2017
LAS VEGAS — Training upper limb amputees on how to use their prostheses should be an integral part of an O&P practice, Joyce Tyler, OTR/L, CHT, a…
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