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Kinetic Prosthetics hosts OPAF fundraiser

May 19, 2017

Kinetic Prosthetics recently hosted a fundraiser for the Orthotic and Prosthetic Activities Foundation and its First Clinics as part of Limb Loss Awareness Month, according to a press release.

The fundraiser entitled, “Limb-itless Possibilities,” was held at the West Chester Country Club in West Chester, Phila. and included representatives from several local adaptive sports organizations, such as Eastern Amputee Golf Association and PA Center for Adaptive Sports. Attendees of the event included local amputees, therapists and supporters of adaptive sports.

Military service members could experience worsening outcomes after mild blast concussion

May 18, 2017
U.S. military service members in Iraq and Afghanistan, who suffered a mild concussion from a blast injury, continued to experience mental health symptoms and a decrease…
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Speaker discusses opioid crisis through a population health perspective

May 17, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — The key issue in opioid abuse is that addiction thrives among populations marked by violence, homelessness and employment, according to a speaker at…

Researchers: Mexican-Americans received less intensive care after stroke

May 16, 2017
Mexican-Americans who had a stroke were less likely to receive inpatient rehabilitation than non-Hispanic whites, according to researchers from the University of…

Ottobock, Bioness announce distribution deal for Europe, India

May 15, 2017
Ottobock and Bioness Inc. have announced a partnership to expand distribution and access of their functional electrical stimulation devices in the European Union, the…
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