Hanger Education Fair and National Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Hanger Education Fair and National Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from Hanger, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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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
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VIDEO: O&P practitioners should be familiar with craniosynostosis

February 14, 2017
LAS VEGAS — O&P practitioners and clinicians should be knowledgeable in treating patients with craniosynostosis, Shannon
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VIDEO: Kinne discusses WalkAide system for patients with foot drop

February 13, 2017
LAS VEGAS — Joel Kinne, PT, DPT, a physical therapist with Innovative Neurotronics Inc., discussed the company’s WalkAide system at the…
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Speaker: Extracellular matrix powder may reduce residual limb scarring

February 6, 2017
LAS VEGAS — Extracellular matrix powder created from layers of a pig bladder can help reconstruct tissue on a patient’s residual limb to…
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Speaker: Practitioners should be more familiar with craniosynostosis

February 6, 2017
LAS VEGAS — Practitioners and clinicians should be comfortable and knowledgeable in treating patients with craniosynostosis, as it is unique…
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VIDEO: Stark talks upper limb myoelectric systems

February 3, 2017
LAS VEGAS —Gerald Stark, MSEM, CPO/L, FAAOP, a senior upper limb clinical specialist for Ottobock, discussed upper limb myoelectric…
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Therapy seen as integral in rehabilitation for upper limb amputees

February 3, 2017
LAS VEGAS — Physical therapy for upper limb amputees is integral to O&P practices, as it fosters user satisfaction and lifelong…
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VIDEO: Bedard discusses stance-controlled orthoses

February 3, 2017
LAS VEGAS — With higher levels of complex debilities, stance-controlled lower extremity orthoses continue to be the most advanced technology…
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More options offered for pediatric prosthetics

February 2, 2017
LAS VEGAS — There are now more options for pediatric patients who wear prostheses, according to a speaker at the Hanger Education Fair and…
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VIDEO: Rheinstein discusses surgery for amputation

February 1, 2017
LAS VEGAS – At the Hanger Education Fair and National Meeting, John Rheinstein, CP, FAAOP, clinic manager for Hanger Clinic in New York City…
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