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 Sarah Clark

Business News

Survey: Small Business Owners Unprepared for Retirement

Medicare fraud takedown: A closer look

Using Roth IRAs for college savings

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

Clinical News

Study Examines Patient Adherence to Scoliosis Orthosis-weaning Instructions

University Develops Battery-powered 3-D Prosthesis

Cover Story

Taking Evidence-based Practice to the Next Level

Health Care Updates

Obesity, weight loss impacts opioid receptor activity in men

Researchers find key to regulation of skin wound healing

Intensive physical therapy assists severely impaired stroke patients in regaining arm function

New model could enhance healing of pressure ulcers related to spinal cord injury

Sleep timing, shift work affect risk for type 2 diabetes

Study examines use of treadmill workstations to reduce neck, shoulder muscle pain

Telemedicine, outpatient visits offer similar results for adults with diabetic foot ulcers

Type 2 diabetes linked to cognitive decline in older adults

Stanford researchers investigate how neurons control muscle movement

Study data show paralysis patients can control robot using thoughts

Bioengineers develop highly elastic biomaterial for better wound healing

Study: BMI tests underestimate obesity in teens with disabilities

Body’s early response to weight-loss efforts may predict future results

Increase in overweight, obese population over past 20 years

Healthier diet for children with type 1 diabetes costly, difficult for families

In the Field

Challenged Athletes Foundation raises more than $2.3 million at annual gala

Spring Loaded Technology wins 2015 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award grand prize

Federal appeals court overturns decision in liner suit

DEKA Innovative Solutions awarded DARPA contract to create sensitized prosthetic limbs

Amputee Coalition National Limb Loss Resource Center staff receives certifications

Amputee Coalition announces Scott Decker scholarship recipients

WillowWood OPIE Choice Network announce partnership

American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists announces new board members

Bionik Laboratories raises $13.1 million to fund exoskeleton development

Shriners Hospital for Children joins Mayo Clinic Care Network

Hanger announces successful completion of Senior Notes consent solicitation

OPAF announces 2015 Dale Yasukawa Scholarship winner

Myomo, YoungStroke announce partnership

NCOPE names Megan C. Tang as recipient of 2015 Larry Lange Travel Award

NCOPE releases O&P workforce analysis through 2025

Hanger Charitable Foundation awards $10,000 grant to Angel City Games

PEL partners with OPIE as integrated supplier

Ottobock hires sales specialist for off the shelf orthoses

Ottobock, UNYQ announce strategic partnership

Paralyzed Veterans of America launches REVolution fundraising program

Marketing with Mansfield

What Is Your Problem?

Elizabeth Mansfield

Meeting Highlights

PrimeFare East Regional Scientific Symposium Celebrates 17th Year


Endolite: Company Underwent a 125-Year Evolution

Berry Craig

Rebuilding Lives

Group Expands Range of Motion, Prosthetic Care to Those in Need