O&P Business News


The following articles appeared in the print edition of O&P BUSINESS NEWS.

Table of Contents
Association News

Amputees learn to golf at OPAF clinics

AOPA announces new additions to board

AOPA renews insurance partnership

ABC launches CPM exam preparation videos

Amputee Coalition appoints Susan Stout as president, CEO

Business News

Loss Aversion Drives Risk Preference for Investors

Customer Service Efforts Mean More When State of the Economy is Better

Develop Strategies When Selling an O&P Business

Preparation is the Best Weapon

Clinical News

Human-like Prosthetic Hands Rated as ‘Eerie’ by Non-amputees

Study: Both Off-the-Shelf AFO, Custom Plastic AFO Improves Gait in Stroke Patients

Online Platform Could Reduce Upper Limb Prosthesis Rejection

Direct Interface System Provides Sensory Feedback to Prosthetic Hand

Cerebral Palsy Subgroups Developed With 3-D Gait Analysis

Cover Story

Best Foot Forward

Berry Craig

Field Facts

Ottobock names executive VP of sales

Ottobock announces August winner of C-Leg photo contest

Ottobock provides technical service for first Invictus Games

George Edward ‘Ed’ Snell, Sr. passes

Orthotic Holdings Inc. names Hornfisher as O&P channel manager

VA donates $8 million to adaptive sports for veterans

Foot Traffic

Royal Whitman’s Brace Spanned the Atlantic

Berry Craig

Health Care Updates

Adolescents with cerebral palsy report similar QoL to their able-bodied peers

Use of dorsiflexion assist orthosis reduces deterioration of strength, balance for multiple sclerosis patients

Health care disparities found between race/ethnicity, disability

Lean BMI linked to lowest mortality among Japanese type 2 diabetes patients

New walking-based model can predict fall rate

FitFlop reduces loading rate at heel strike, frontal plane motion at ankle

Foot drop stimulator aids stroke rehab

Marketing with Mansfield

Many Paws Make Light Work

Elizabeth Mansfield

Meeting Highlights

Conference connects prosthetists, families to 3-D-printed prostheses

Rebuilding Lives

Not Slowing Down For Anyone

Young Innovators

Young Innovators: Tarian Orthotics