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Association of Children's Prosthetic and Orthotic Clinics Annual Meeting

O&P News, May 2016

April 13-16 | Broomfield, Colo.

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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 announcement that it…
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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 Carroll, MS, CP, speaks…
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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 for the medical…
Clinical News

Children With, Without Limb Loss Show Similar Stability Strategies When Carrying Heavy Loads

O&P News, March 2014
Children with limb loss maintain balance while carrying a backpack by developing similar strategies as able-bodied children to maintain stability…

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New Innovations in Pediatric Prosthetics

O&P News, Spring
Compared with adult amputees, the number of pediatric amputees is much lower. This means less research and fewer prosthetic options are available to…

Clinical News

Children Flex Articulated Knee While Crawling

O&P News, February 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — Study results presented here showed that children consistently flexed a prosthetic knee joint during crawling, contrary to a…

Clinical News

Kinetic Data Provides Design Criteria for Durable Children’s Prosthetic Feet

O&P News, February 2014
ORLANDO, Fla. — Current prosthetic feet designed for children do not compensate for the sudden locomotor activities they perform. Optimizing a…

Health Care Updates

Lasting effects of overuse injuries, burnout in youth sports underestimated

O&P News, Spring
Emphasis on competitive success in youth sports has led to intense training, frequent competition and early single sport specialization, as well as a…

Health Care Updates

EHRs Increased Detection of Growth Disorders in Children

O&P News, October 2013
Researchers were better able to diagnose growth disorders and make specialized care decisions in children by using an algorithm built into an…

Clinical News

Flat Foot Posture, Hypermobility Observed in Children With Developmental Coordination Disorder

O&P News, October 2013
Recent study results offered preliminary evidence of changes in spatiotemporal gait parameters and confirmed flat foot posture and hypermobility of…

Health Care Updates

Therapy important for monitoring progress after pediatric wrist fracture

O&P News, May 2013
PHILADELPHIA —Jenny Dorich, OTR/L, MBA, CHT, from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, discussed how to therapeutically…

Clinical News

3-D Printing Simplifies Exoskeleton for Children With Muscle Weakness

O&P News, April 2013
The Wilmington Robotic Exoskeleton (WREX) is a body-powered exoskeleton designed to assist children with neuromuscular diseases perform simple…

Meeting News Coverage

Simple ways to create a pediatric friendly practice

O&P News, March 2013
LAS VEGAS — A few simple steps can help clinicians create a more pediatric friendly environment, according to a presentation at the Hanger…

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