The Gold Standard Goes Platinum
ABC is making all certification exams more readily available.
- All Written and Written Simulation exams every other month
- Clinical Patient Management exams three times a year.
- Practitioner candidates have 30 days after the application deadline to complete their residency requirements.
For more information on exam dates and application deadlines go to abcop.org.
American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics, Inc.
Total Knee® by Össur®. Totally versatile.
With K2, K3 and K4 models to choose from, Total Knee enables a broad range of amputees to walk with a smooth, more natural, energy-efficient gait, enhancing their confidence and stability. Key features include geometric locking for stability, plus mid-swing shortening designed to prevent hip-hiking and reduce the chances of tripping. Each model fits a wide range of amputees and is lightweight and easy to cosmetically finish.
To learn more about Total Knee by Össur, call (800) 233-6263 or visit www.ossur.com today.
Aetrex Boss Runners Redesigned with Lockdown™ Heel Strap Design
Aetrex has recently announced the redesign of its popular Boss Runner to include the patented, adjustable Lockdown™ Heel Strap design that provides customized stability and lets you set the rearfoot control to your particular needs.
Innovative features are meticulously built into these extraordinary shoes to provide motion control, stability and to help prevent over-pronation. The multiple removable layers, wide last design and Lockdown Heel Strap offer fitting flexibility and allow you to insert AFO’s, custom orthotics or accommodate shoe modifications and size differences.
The Boss Runners represent the highest standard in performance and protection and are recommended for people with diabetes, arthritis or anyone seeking shoes for maximum comfort.
Available in men's size 6 ½-13, 14, 15 in three widths (Medium, Wide, X-Wide)
For more information, visit www.aetrex.com
New From College Park – Endo Components
College Park Industries has increased their offerings to include a line of commonly used endoskeletal components. Utilizing knowledge from 25 years of material research and product design, these endo components are carefully engineered for structural integrity and noise abatement. Tested to the highest of quality standards, the components perfectly compliment the performance and outcomes College Park prosthetic feet are known for.
For more information, call 800-728-7950 or visit www.college-park.com/endo
Introducing the Stride4™ Stance Control Knee Joint
The Stride4 is the latest addition to the Stride family of stance control orthotic knee joints from Becker. The Stride4 knee joint is comprised of a four bar linkage mechanism, whereby the upper and lower aspects of the joint do not purely rotate about one fixed center of rotation. Instead, the joint motion involves some translation, in addition to rotation, to more closely mimic anatomical knee motion. Patent Pending
- 3 operation modes: Stance control, free motion & locked with stance phase knee flexion
- Integrated extension assist
- Free motion option
For more information please contact Becker Orthopedic
248-588-7480 • 800-521-2192
Endolite presents the avalon - the latest advancement for K2 patient population
Endolite is proud to present the newest advancement for the K2 patient population - the avalon. The avalon, with controlled ankle motion and smooth roll over, offers the latest in biomimetic technology to level 2 amputees. The avalon provides 12° of controlled ankle motion, allowing the user to safely negotiate stairs, ramps and environmental obstacles with increased confidence and security. The avalon's biomimetic ankle may help reduce socket pressure and make everyday activities less tiring, encouraging better overall health and wellbeing.
For more information, please contact your local Endolite or SPS territory manager.
Orthomerica A-Flex™ Protective Headgear from PEL Supply
New A-Flex™ Protective Headgear from Orthoamerica is constructed of flexible plastic that readily conforms to a variety of head shapes, allowing the user an easy-fit and making it a more readily adjustable alternative to other head protection devices.
Equipped with easy-to-adjust straps, A-Flex™ Headgear performs like a shock absorber when confronted with low impact forces, by preventing cracks and penetration across the surface, thus eliminating the need for chin straps, which are available. Lateral straps and side slits are also optional features.
A posterior strap "locks" the device below the mastoids accommodating various sizes, while lateral straps provide easy donning and doffing. Ventilation holes reduce trapped heat for added comfort.
A-Flex™ Protective Headgear is available in pediatric small to adult 2XL sizes and can be easily trimmed without special tools.
For more information on A-Flex™ or any Orthomerica high quality products, call PEL Supply (800) 321-1264, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Better Fitting Sheath is Finally Available
For the perfect fit as a filler in an Elevated Vacuum, the heavy weight Super Sheath is the sock of choice.
- Quality is unsurpassed.
- Available in all sizes.
- L-code approved.
For more information please contact:
Royal Knit Incorporated
800-664-5648 or email email@example.com
Visit our website at royalknit.com
PEL Supply Offers NEW KiddieROCKER
KiddieROCKER™ is the newest addition to Allard’s ToeOFF Family. Like the pediatric KiddieGAIT,™ it supports the foot/ankle while allowing more normal ROM during developmental years. It offers extra rigidity for enhanced balance and posture control, especially for weak quadriceps.
- Carbon composite with anterior shell, lateral strut, and engineered footplate with open calcaneal design
- Allows integration of custom foot orthotic to help control ground-up forces
- Lateral strut can serve as base for T-strap to control excessive ankle eversion
- Anterior shell assists in management of proximal deficits by helping manage either knee hyperextension or crouch gait
For more information about the KiddieROCKER, KiddieGAIT, or any other products from Allard’s ToeOFF Family, call a friendly PEL Customer Service Rep at (800) 321-1264, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Registered customers may order online at www.pelsupply.com.
Orthomerica introduces Spectrum™ AFO System
Orthomerica® Products Inc. is pleased to introduce the Spectrum™ AFO product line. These superiorly designed custom AFOs offer optimal fit without comprising comfort.
Spectrum™ AFO Products include:
- Leather Gauntlet-top quality leather work translates to patient comfort and satisfaction.
- Synthetic Gauntlet-virtually indestructible, easily washed water-proof material serves as an alternative for those allergic to leather.
- Three Styles of Mid-Calf AFOs-Split Upright, Dorsi-Assist and Free Motion
For more information, call Orthomerica at 877-737-8444 or to view our comprehensive array of prefabricated, semi-custom, and custom orthotic products, visit www.orthomerica.com.
Balance Knee by Össur®. The perfect balance.
For users with less active lifestyles who are engaged in low impact activities and walk at a constant speed, Balance Knee by Össur offers the perfect balance of safety, adjustability and durability. Adjustable stance control balances stability and swing initiation, while mid-swing shortening increases toe clearance to help prevent hip-hiking and reduce the chances of tripping. Plus, Balance Knee is maintenance-free, easy to align, and fully adjustable without disassembly.
To learn more about Balance Knee by Össur, call (800) 233-6263 or visit www.ossur.com today.
Endurance Hydraulic 160 Knee from PEL
Available with free shipping thru the exclusive PEL H.A.S.* Program, the Hosmer Endurance Hydraulic Knee System is a shorter 160mm unit rated to 300 lbs. The Endurance knee has three modes of operation: Automatic Stance Lock/Swing control, Flexion lock and Swing phase only. Other features include:
- 130 degrees total knee flexion
- Integrated Proximal stability adjustment and knee covering
- Durable, low maintenance
- Choice of 4 proximal attachments
- Compact build height of mere 8 3/8”, 31 oz. weight
- Kit includes Endurance knee unit, mounting kit, knee frame with proximal adjustment screw and knee cap
For more information on the Endurance knee or other innovative products from Hosmer or other Fillauer Companies, call 800/321-1264, fax 800-222-6176, or email PEL email@example.com.
Available in two sizes (medium or large) and two colors (red or blue), the Child's Play Matrix is an optimal choice for pediatric patients at varying activity levels.
* Higher Activity Shipping program offers best-selling knees and feet with free shipping.
Call PEL or look at www.pelsupply.com for details.
Nabtesco PROTEOR - USA introduces the Matik knee
Muskego (WI), USA - April 4, 2013 - Matik is the latest release engineered and crafted by PROTEOR. This new pneumatic 4-bar knee with swing phase control is designed to provide an affordable yet efficient and maintenance-free polycentric knee.
Matik features a pneumatic unit paired with an extension spring in order to provide full extension during stamping and slow walking. Built around a secure four-axis geometry for high stability during stance phase, it provides one inch of toe clearance during swing phase. The Matik knee also includes separated flexion-resistance and extension-dampering adjustments.
Compact-sized and lightweight (26.21 oz), it is rated up to 275 lb. and adapted for K2 users.
Pyramidal or M36 threaded proximal connections are available.
Nabtesco PROTEOR - USA
S82 W18717 Gemini Dr.
Muskego, WI 53150
Toll Free : 855.517.4414