O&P News


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

Table of Contents
5 Questions With O&P News

A Conversation With Greg Mattson

Business News

Calculating Workforce Size is Especially Important for Employers

Kenneth W. Rudzinski, CFP, CLU, ChFC, CRPC, CASL, CAP

Pilot Program Launched for O&P Patient Navigation

Five Steps to Successful Appeals

Clinical News

Study Identifies Risk Factors for Suicidal Ideation in Lower Extremity Amputees

Study: Female and Transtibial Amputees Most Likely to Use Cosmetic Covers

New Research Could Lead to Healthier Joints, Better Gait for Amputees

Cover Story

Affordable Care Comes at High Price for O&P

Health Care Updates

Moderate red wine consumption benefits patients with type 2 diabetes

New surgical technique could reduce incidence of Charcot foot

VA launches Innovation Creation Series to improve quality of life for veterans

High-fiber diet may reduce risk for type 2 diabetes

IT dashboard reduces high dose opioid prescriptions among veterans

Work-focused rehab, controlled interventions have same effect on neck pain, disability

'Smart' robotic clothing offers mobility to those with disabilities

Study of muscle mechanics could lead to better running ‘blades’ for amputees

Penn State College of Medicine receives millions for geriatric exercise program research

Wounded Warrior Project announces Warrior Care Network

Pressure-monitoring stockings created to prevent diabetic wounds

Biological variations influence ease of weight loss in obesity

DAV introduces framework to reform health care for veterans

In the Field

Agility Health orthotics division achieves Medicare accreditation

Carroll receives honorary degree after addressing Quinnipiac University graduates

Cynthia Lucchese, CPA, MBA, elected to Hanger board of directors

Clinical Education Concepts announces client services hire

AOPA announces 2015 Hamontree Award contenders

Amputee Coalition consults in Department of Defense research reviews

AOPA announces Thranhardt Award contenders

ReWalk reports first quarter results

BCP Group, Creative Technology announce partnership

OPIE Software holds first conference for OPIE, Futura users

Myomo, Paralyzed Veterans of America announce partnership

Enable Community Foundation receives $600,000 grant

Ekso Labs secures third contract for upper-extremity TALOS project

Ekso Bionics reports first quarter results

OPAF launches First Safeguard clinic

OPAF announces renewed Ottobock sponsorship

Marketing with Mansfield

How ‘Alert’ Are You?

Elizabeth Mansfield

Meeting Highlights

OPAF Hosts First Climb and First Volley

OPAF’s First Clinics arrive in New Jersey


Endolite: A Family Business Gone Global

Berry Craig

Rebuilding Lives

Best Foot Forward


Central Fabrication Resource Guide