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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 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…
Meeting News Coverage

Adolescent athletes who lacked sleep more likely to be injured

October 25, 2012
Athletes in middle and high school who slept 8 hours or more per night were almost 70% less likely to be injured than athletes who got less sleep…

Clinical News

Prostheses Less Effective in Children With Unilateral Congenital Below Elbow Deficiency

O&P News, October 2012
From the beginning of infancy, children with unilateral congenital below-elbow deficiency use their short limb as an exploratory, manipulatory and…

Clinical News

Patients, Parents Perceive Different Stress Levels With Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

O&P News, Fall 2012
Patients who undergo conservative treatment for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis and their parents perceive emotional stress similarly when related…

Association News

ACPOC calls for papers for annual meeting

O&P News, Fall 2012
Professionals interested in pediatric O&P are invited to submit abstracts and papers for the Association of Children’s Prosthetic-Orthotic…

Orthotics

Long-term Research, New Genetic and MRI Studies Advance Clubfoot Treatment

O&P News, April 2012
Treatment for pediatric clubfoot continues to evolve as researchers cultivate long-term outcomes of conservative and surgical care, identify…

Study Examines Stair-Related Injuries Among Children in the United States

March 19, 2012
Researchers with the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio found more…

Clinical News

New Approach to Equinus Deformity Management Waiting to Gain Traction

O&P News, March 2012
Kevin Matthews, CO/LO, Advanced Orthopedic Designs, attended a lecture at the 2011 American Orthotic and Prosthetic National Assembly by…

Clinical NewsPerspective

New Technology Successful in the Treatment of Blount’s Deformities

O&P News, January 2012
LAS VEGAS — A free motion knee-ankle orthosis may be used successfully in children with Blount’s disease, according to research presented here. …

Children and Adolescents Actively Involved in Sports at Greater Risk for Knee Injuries

O&P News, November 2011
Anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus tears in children and adolescents active in sports have increased dramatically during the past 12 years…

Children With High or Low Energy Trauma May Suffer From Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

O&P News, November 2011
SAN ANTONIO — Children with either high or low energy trauma may develop post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a study presented at the…

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