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Announcing New Prosthetic Central Fabrication Facility
Right Move Prosthetic Fabrication LLC strives to provide your patients Personal, Competent Quality in every device. With 20 years of experience communicating with practitioners, doctor, and therapists, our ABC certified technician possesses the skills necessary to collaborate and creatively problem solve fabrication of complex devices. The manufacturing of upper and lower prosthesis, including myoelectrics, focuses on what the patient needs, not what is easier for the manufacturing process. One technician sees each device through from start to finish. Every device is fabricated with five core concepts in mind: Structural and mechanical integrity, streamlined, lightweight design and aesthetics.
Right Move provides quick turnaround times to meet your needs. Make the Right Move and let us help cut your operating cost and increase cash flow by choosing us for your over flow or day to day devices.
Don’t miss out, contact Steve at 734-224-8668.
New ALPS Thin Seamless Suspension Sleeve
- Thinner profile, 2mm
- New black knitted fabric
- Seamless, single piece construction
- Formulated with ALPS gel, the SFB suspension sleeve seals with the skin without restricting circulation
ALPS * 800.574.5426
RHEO KNEE® 3 by Össur®. A perfect balance of
stability and dynamics.
Featuring a new gyroscope and kinematic sensor, RHEO KNEE 3 offers
increased (and smoother) resistance across a wider range of stance
flexion. This improved support from heel strike to toe off helps increase
the confidence of all users whether walking on varied terrain, ramps and
stairs, or merely standing. However, it is especially reassuring to low
At the same time, we didn’t sacrifice the dynamics that RHEO KNEE is
known for and that high K3 users expect. In fact, we improved them! With
a more powerful actuator and a faster, more consistent swing extension,
RHEO KNEE 3 makes it even easier for high active users to walk their
- NEW! Actuator and kinematic sensor enhance stance stability
- NEW! Redesigned extension assist for faster and more natural
- NEW! 300lb weight limit and up to 3 days of battery life.
- “Zero Lag” actuator provides an instant response.
- Effortless swing intiation enables a smoother gait.
Contact your Össur rep or call (800) 233-6263 today to
get certified or demo RHEO KNEE 3.
Orthomerica Introduces the NEW CUSTOM EDEMA GAUNTLET
Orthomerica’s Custom Edema Gauntlets — a valuable addition to our latest
Spectrum™ AFO Product Line — are uniquely designed with posterior opening that allows for fluctuating edema. Easy for the patient to tie both the anterior and posterior laces from the front. These high-quality, custom gauntlets are lightweight, hypo-allergenic, heat-adjustable and offer optimal fit without compromising patient comfort and function. Available in leather or synthetic material and your choice of plastic inner shell. Anterior closure can be ordered with laces or Velcro® closure.
For more information, contact us at 877-737-8444 or visit www.orthomerica.com
New! E-Series Adhesives Saves You Money!
NEW, E-Series adhesives can be used for most items you currently use +PLUSeries adhesives for, we find the properties of E-Series adhesives work great when transferring devices, laminating, and when recycling set-up componentry for reuse is desired.
- Thinner Viscosity
- Add heat for easy release
- Works with all PLUSeries mixing tips and dispensers
- Lower cost
Currently offering 220ml sizes in 60 second gel times in tan and black colors.
Call for more details:
Slope strips are now available from Acor!
This newly designed EVA slope strip is 37”x17” and has a thickness of 1.25” in the heel which tapers down to .25” in the forefoot. Custom sizes are available on request and can be made to fit any mill. This new size and shape allows for reduced material waste and faster milling times. Each slope strip will yield at least 3 pairs of orthotics and has quickly become the industry standard for milling. See our ad in this issue and call today to try one!
For additional information, go to www.acor.com or call us at 800-237-2267.
Aon O&P Insurance Program rewards ABC and BOC certified facilities
If you are certified by the American Board for Certification (ABC) or Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) you have demonstrated that your clients are receiving the highest care possible.
To reward you for your level of professionalism, the Aon O&P Insurance Program grants ABC and BOC certified facilities a 15% rate credit on their:
- Commercial General Liability
- Professional Liability Insurance
The Aon O&P Insurance product portfolio:
- Commercial Property
- Commercial General Liability (includes Products Liability)
- Professional Liability
- Commercial Auto
- Commercial Umbrella
- Workers’ Compensation
- Employment Practices Liability
- CMS-Required DMEPOS Surety Bond
- Corporate Identity Protection
To receive a complimentary rate quote, please call: 800-544-2672
Or visit www.Insurance4op.com
The ORION2 microprocessor controlled knee offers enhanced stability for low to moderate K3 users. By utilizing both the OnBoard Smart Programming and the new ORION2 software, the knee is programmed and customized to each user’s individual walking patterns. The increased yield rate allows for more support over a larger range of knee flexion. New features such as the fixed angle flexion lock and cycling/free swing mode makes the knee even more versatile for the user. For more information on the ORION2, please contact your local Endolite Territory Manager.
Introducing the New Apex Unit Display
The new Apex Wall Unit Display is sleek and elegantly holds up to 18 footwear styles. The unique design is composed of 2 standardized sections for easy construction and mounting. The display package includes 18 half pair samples, and an eye catching metallic Apex header. The display fits comfortably in almost every office environment and will help increase sales and ensure patient satisfaction.
Purchase your Apex Rotating Display for only $199 today!
For additional information visit www.apexfoot.com or contact our customer service
department at 1.800.526.2739.
Cascade Continuous Improvement: Ultrasonic Welded Straps
Two customer-driven improvements to a key component of Cascade Dafo orthoses: straps.
First, both custom and prefabricated DAFO solutions now have a clean, new look, thanks to an upgrade to Ultrasonic Welded Straps. The new straps have rounded, sealed ends, and die-cut rivet holes with built-in reinforcement. The results? Reduced bulk, improved durability, and a streamlined appearance.
Second, by popular demand, orange is now available as a strap color choice for all custom DAFOs. View the orange strap color swatch in the Colors and Patterns section of our website, www.cascadedafo.com. It’s available to order now – simply choose orange from the drop-down box on your electronic order form.
Our commitment to quality, and the best fit possible, is always front and center. We welcome your feedback and stand behind every brace with our Full (90-Day) Warranty.
For information, visit www.cascadedafo.com or call 800.848.7332.
Helping Kids Lead Healthier, Happier Lives®.
Endolite Comfort Liner
The Endolite Comfort Liner is gentle on fragile skin and protects residual limbs with areas susceptible to shear force abrasion and pressure peaks. The fabric cover with integrated matrix contours perfectly to the limb and zonal stretch areas allow comfortable knee flexion but resist distal stretch with would result in the prosthesis slipping away from the body. At 485mm, the Endolite Comfort Liner allows additional consideration for positioning of the trim line. The Comfort Locking Liner features a super flexi-umbrella which inverts easily to facilitate optimal donning. The Comfort Liner features a TendresseTM silicone finish resulting in a low coefficient of friction which reduces shear stress on skin. In tests, the TendresseTM finish measured 78% less shear stress than standard silicone.
For more information on the Endolite Comfort Liner, please contact your local Endolite Territory Manager.
New Breeze Foot from College Park
The Breeze™ is a revolutionary K2 foot from College Park. The water-friendly system has an optional water drain port, corrosion-resistant materials, and special modifications to clear water from the entire prosthetic system. The Enviroshell™ is infused with a UV inhibitor and pure silver for proven antimicrobial properties, and built with a special toe-rollover assist. The Breeze foot brings a maximum solution for a minimum cost.
- Water-friendly design
- Integrated pyramid
- Low profile
- Removable foot shell with sandal toe
- Weight limit up to 275 lb.
For more information, call (800) 728-7950 or visit www.college-park.com.
Iceross® Seal-In® X. Make Your Move!
With a moveable seal ring to ensure optimal seal positioning, Seal-In X offers both maximum comfort for users with uniquely-shaped or sensitive limbs and easier donning and doffing for users with compromised hand dexterity. Seal-In X also features seamless Anatomy Conforming Fabric, a durable yet flexible weave that
comfortably controls soft tissue and elongates over the knee without bunching in the popliteal region. Plus, Seal-In X is Unity® compatible, so your patients can experience all the benefits of sleeveless vacuum, as well.
Visit www.ossur.com or contact your Össur® rep today to learn more.
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Results from a recent study have confirmed what most of you already know –when it comes to customer service, people prefer PEL. And we’re going to do everything we can to keep it that way.
Contact Info: For more information, visit www.pelsupply.com or call 800-321-1264.
WillowWood Announces New Alpha Basic Liners
WillowWood is pleased to offer its new Alpha Basic Liners for transtibial and transfemoral applications. Introduced at the 2015 Academy Annual Meeting, the Alpha Basic Liners are available from WillowWood and its distributors.
Alpha Basic Liners pair Alpha Classic Gel, widely-known for its comfort, with a flexible fabric. Low-activity amputees unfamiliar with Alpha Liners may now consider Alpha Basic Liners since they retrofit with common liner profiles.
Key details of Alpha Basic Liners include:
- A flexible fabric that allows for easy donning and comfortable knee flexion.
- To minimize pistoning, locking liners feature one-way stretch fabric rather than a constrictive distal matrix.
- The liner’s six millimeter symmetrical profile does not thin behind the knee.
- Six sizes are offered in both cushion and locking liners.
- An optional large-diameter umbrella is available in select sizes for use by transfemoral amputees.
For information, contact WillowWood at 800.848.4930 or visit willowwoodco.com.
Dynamic Chopart Gait Stabilizer
This unique AFO has been designed for Chopart amputees that wish to remain active. Often a traditional full length AFO for this patient will be stiff - feeling unnatural. Using a hinged ankle and flexible foot plate with a segmented dynamic filler allows flexion before providing a ‘stop’ that protects the residuum and prevents shoe vamp collapse. The PTB design and the anterior shell re-distribute ground reaction forces up the lower extremity.
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