February 24, 2017
The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association has announced two new partners for its 2017 World Congress, according to a press release. The partners are the Orthotics and Prosthetics Association of India and the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association.
“[The Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association] CMTA recognizes that the use of orthoses improves quality of life for people living with [Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease] CMT, so it was a natural partnership,” Michael Oros, CPO, LPO, FAAOP, president of the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA), said in the release. “[The Orthotics and Prosthetics Association] OPAI serves a growing population of orthotic and prosthetic users in an important market. We look forward to collaborating with OPAI at the World Congress.”