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Transition With Patients Through Physical Changes

Transition With Patients Through Physical Changes
O&P News, April 2017

In O&P, patients are not treated with one prosthesis or orthosis per lifetime. Care spans the course of many years. While the makeup of devices changes with time, so does the physicality of the patients who wear these devices.

In this Cover Story, O&P leaders discuss the care of patients throughout various stages of their lives.

Rebuilding Lives

With Two Hands

O&P News, January 2017
When he was born, Zion Redington had just one finger on each hand and one toe on each foot. When his mother adopted him at the age of 2 years, she knew she would face…
Meeting News

OPAF Hosts First Amputee Tennis Tournament in US

O&P News, December 2016
The Orthotic and Prosthetic Activities Foundation held the first amputee tennis tournament in the United States as a part of its First Clinics initiative. Held in…
Meeting News

Össur Hosts its First O&P Women's Leadership Conference

O&P News, December 2016
Recently Össur hosted its first Women’s Leadership Conference. The conference brought in more than 30 female O&P professionals from 11 states. The professional…
Cover Story

Transition With Patients Through Physical Changes

O&P News, April 2017
In O&P, patients are not treated with one prosthesis or orthosis per lifetime. Care spans the course of many years. While the makeup of devices…

Rebuilding Lives

With Two Hands

O&P News, January 2017
When he was born, Zion Redington had just one finger on each hand and one toe on each foot. When his mother adopted him at the age of 2 years, she…

Meeting News

OPAF Hosts First Amputee Tennis Tournament in US

O&P News, December 2016
The Orthotic and Prosthetic Activities Foundation held the first amputee tennis tournament in the United States as a part of its First Clinics…

Meeting News

Össur Hosts its First O&P Women's Leadership Conference

O&P News, December 2016
Recently Össur hosted its first Women’s Leadership Conference. The conference brought in more than 30 female O&P professionals from 11…

Meeting Highlights

White House Event Celebrating Inclusive Design, Assistive Technology and Prosthetics

O&P News, November 2016
September 15, 2016 | Washington Ic te sus, quibea necatiur, simus quis auda qui oditio veliquias nos modis dolupta cor solores sim autes corem…

Research Trials in O&P

Functional Performance Evaluation of NU-FlexSIV Socket

O&P News, September 2016
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02678247 Purpose: The overall objective of this study is to provide a more comfortable and functional…

Young Innovators

Go, Baby, Go

O&P News, September 2016
Students and staff at Wichita State University have launched a program that pairs children with disabilities with toys that fit their needs. It is…

Research Trials in O&P

OHI-Randomized Control Trial to Evaluate Efficacy, Acceptability and Perception of Benefit of an Innovative Custom AFO

O&P News, September 2016
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02819011 Purpose: The investigators propose a randomized control trial to evaluate long-term effects and…

Research Trials in O&P

Virtual Reality Prosthetic Training and Rehabilitation

O&P News, September 2016
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02666859 Purpose: The proposed project is to develop an effective prosthetic training and rehabilitation…

Research Trials in O&P

Evaluation of a Modified Running-specific Prosthetic Foot

O&P News, December 2016
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02440711 Purpose: The goal of this study is to evaluate endurance, walking performance, mobility and perceived…

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