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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 about working with Funderburk and how the team came up with new concepts in the design and fabrication of his unique prostheses.
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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…
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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 concerns about recent study…
Meeting Highlights

Adult Rehabilitation Transition in Pediatric Patients With Spina Bifida

O&P Business News, May 2014
Samuel Rosenfeld, MD, CHOC Children’s Hospital, Orange, Calif., presented factors in determining the success with which an individual with spina bifida will…
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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…
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New Technology Successful in the Treatment of Blount’s Deformities

O&P Business 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 Business 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 Business 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…

New Technology Developed for Children With Early Onset Scoliosis

O&P Business News, October 2011
According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), of every 1,000 children, three to five develop spinal curves that need treatment. Adolescent…

Physician Outlines Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedure for Children With Scoliosis

O&P Business News, October 2011
A recently published article has outlined a minimally invasive technique for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. The procedure was detailed in an…
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More Research Necessary to Guide Orthotic Care of Torticollis

O&P Business News, August 2011
Torticollis, also known as the shortening of the sternocleidomastoid muscle (SCM), is typically correctable with early diagnosis and therapeutic…
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Orthotic Management Techniques for Children With CP

O&P Business News, July 2011
The prevalence of cerebral palsy is approximately 2 or 3 per every 1000 births, according to Courtney Dunn, DPT, PT, a physical therapist in the…

Sports Injuries in Children Could Lead to Lifelong Disability

June 22, 2011
The use of public health notices to protect children from lifelong injuries in sports was proposed, according to a press release. Due to sports or…

Researchers Play Key Role in Development of 'Closed Loop' Artificial Pancreas

June 7, 2011
Engineering researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are combining automation techniques from oil refining and other diverse areas to help…
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Case Study Demonstrates Innovative Silicone Technique for Bilateral Wrist Disarticulation

O&P Business News, June 2011
PARK CITY, Utah — Benjamin J. Koch, BS, CP, Orthotic Prosthetic Center Inc, shared a case study about a boy he is currently working with who, at…
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