Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinical Annual Meeting

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Meeting News

New group created to expand resources for treatment of upper limb difference

March 24, 2017
HOUSTON — A new platform, presented at the Association of Children’s Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics Annual Meeting, could provide an…
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Patients with arthrogryposis may experience functional limitations

March 24, 2017
HOUSTON — Patients with arthrogryposis may experience foot deformities, gait deviations and functional limitations in gross motor function and…
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No significant difference in gait found with use of hinged vs solid AFOs for cerebral palsy

March 24, 2017
HOUSTON — There are no significant differences in gait or gross mobility between hinged and solid ankle-foot orthoses for patients with…
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ACPOC Annual Meeting opens with welcome session, award presentation

March 23, 2017
HOUSTON — The Association of Children’s Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics Annual Meeting began with a forum for sharing knowledge and new…
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Speaker: Pediatric toe walking not idiopathic, can be improved with regular physical therapy

March 23, 2017
HOUSTON — Pediatric toe walking is not necessarily idiopathic and can be the result of an underlying deficit, Megan Smith, CO, director of…
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Carbon fiber AFO-SMO orthoses improved gait in patient with cerebral palsy

March 23, 2017
HOUSTON — The use of a carbon fiber ankle-foot orthosis with supramalleolar orthosis inner boots improved the gait of a 13-year-old patient…

External support facilitates sports participation in children with amputations

April 18, 2016
BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Support from family, friends and health care professionals can help children with amputation overcome barriers to sports…
Video

VIDEO: Allied health professionals come together to discuss pediatric O&P

April 18, 2016
BROOMFIELD, Colo. — At the Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics Annual Meeting, David B. Rotter, CPO, clinical director of…

More positive outcomes found among pediatric amputees with below knee amputation

April 16, 2016
BROOMFIELD, Colo. — Pediatric amputees may perceive themselves at a higher functioning level than the level at which their parents perceived…

Clinical practice guidelines developed for orthotic management of deformational plagiocephaly

April 16, 2016
BROOMFIELD Colo. — The Clinical Standards Committee of Hanger Clinic recently developed clinical practice guidelines for cranial remolding…

Meeting Calendar

Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics Annual Meeting

March 22, 2017 - March 25, 2017

  • Location: Houston, Texas
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