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Go, Baby, Go

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 called “GoBabyGo!” and its mission is to get children active through specially modified off-the-shelf ride-on toy cars.

Originally created in 2006 by James “Cole” Galloway, PT, PhD, professor and associate chair of the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware, the program brings together students of all disciplines interested in innovation and collaboration.

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 regimen, with the use of…
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 effectiveness of ankle…
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 prosthetic socket for people…
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…

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…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

Kevin Carroll, MS, CP, and Joey Funderburk at the Hanger Education Fair

August 8, 2014
LAS VEGAS — At the Hanger Education Fair, Joey Funderburk speaks about his bilateral prostheses and journey to get microprocessor knees. Kevin…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

Joey Funderburk talks about the non-profit charity Grace's Lamp

August 8, 2014
LAS VEGAS – At the Hanger Education Fair, Joey Funderburk talked about his work with Grace's Lamp. The non-profit charity provides assistance…

Health Care Updates

AOPA questions BMJ helmet therapy study results

May 5, 2014
Anita Liberman-Lampear, MA, president of the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association, released a letter to The New York Times citing…

Meeting Highlights

Adult Rehabilitation Transition in Pediatric Patients With Spina Bifida

O&P News, May 2014
Samuel Rosenfeld, MD, CHOC Children’s Hospital, Orange, Calif., presented factors in determining the success with which an individual with…

Field Facts

Guatemalan government honors FOOT Foundation

April 21, 2014
More than 40 children were fit with orthoses and prostheses at the FOOT Foundation’s annual clinic in Guatemala City at the Infantile…

Meeting News CoveragePerspective

Orthotic treatment is successful in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

March 1, 2014
CHICAGO — Bracing significantly decreased progression of high-risk curves in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis to the threshold for…

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