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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…
Research Trials in O&P

Evaluation of a Modified Running-specific Prosthetic Foot

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

Cover Story

Fashion and Function for O&P Patients

O&P News, Fall 2016
For many O&P patients, a new prosthesis or orthosis is about more than function — it is now an expression of their personality as well…

Research Trials in O&P

Feasibility of Implantable Myoelectric Sensors to Control Upper Limb Prostheses (IMES)

O&P News, Fall 2016
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01901081 Purpose: This study will evaluate the feasibility of using implanted myoelectric sensors (IMES) to…

Meeting News Coverage

Junior Seau Foundation Adaptive Surf Program

O&P News, Fall 2016
Presented by the Challenged Athletes Foundation July 8-10 | Del Mar, Calif.

Industry News

O&P News 175 Leading Innovators in the Field of Orthotics and Prosthetics

O&P News, Fall 2016
On behalf of SLACK Incorporated, publisher of O&P News, I would like to congratulate the new members of the O&P News 175. The new members…

Research Trials in O&P

O&P News Launches Research Trials Section

O&P News, Fall 2016
Researchers in the field of orthotics and prosthetics face a unique set of challenges in planning, recruiting and conducting clinical trials. Along…

Research Trials in O&P

Prosthetic Fit Assessment in Transtibial Amputees Secondary to Trauma (ProFit)

O&P News, Fall 2016
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02540681 Purpose: The aims of this study address an exploratory endpoint in the Major Extremity Trauma…

Research Trials in O&P

Providing Closed Loop Cortical Control of Extracorporeal Devices to patients with Quadriplegia

O&P News, Fall 2016
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01964261 Purpose: This research study is being conducted to develop a brain-controlled medical device, called…

Meeting News Coverage

Association of Children's Prosthetic and Orthotic Clinics Annual Meeting

O&P News, May 2016
April 13-16 | Broomfield, Colo.

Meeting News Coverage

Hanger Inc. announces partnership with Camp No Limits

February 4, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Hanger Inc. kicked off its annual Education Fair & National Meeting Feb. 4 at the Rio All Suites Hotel & Casino with an…

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