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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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Study to Examine Obesity in Youth and Young Adults with Disabilities

December 16, 2010
While the nation's obesity epidemic is the target of many programs to combat it, few such programs embrace an often-overlooked subgroup –…

Trauma Surgeon Leads Call to Action for Pediatric Applied Trauma Research Network

December 14, 2010
Jeffrey S. Upperman, MD, director of the trauma program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, has co-authored a call to action for filling a…

Second-Hand Smoke Increases Risk of Invasive Meningococcal Disease in Children

December 2, 2010
Children exposed to second-hand smoke are more likely to get invasive meningococcal disease than children who are not exposed, according to a study…

Locomotor Training Could Help Kids With Spinal Cord Injuries

November 16, 2010
The traditional way to predict whether children can regain movement after spinal cord injuries may exclude a small subset of patients who could…
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Adults with Childhood-Onset Disorders in Danger of Falling Off Radar

O&P Business News, November 2010
Adults with childhood-onset disorders are in danger of slipping through the health care system’s cracks, according to Laura L. Tosi, MD…
Pediatric Portal

Orthotic Treatment of the Toddler with Bowed Legs

O&P Business News, November 2010
Janet G. Marshall, CPO/LPO
Parents often have anxiety regarding their toddler’s bowed legs and they search for solutions through the pediatric orthopedist. Reasons for…
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Study Finds Mobility Aid-Related Devices Can Be Associated With Injuries among Children and Adolescents

O&P Business News, November 2010
According to a retrospective analysis conducted by the Center for Injury Research Policy of the Research Institute at Nationwide…

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Receives Grant for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Research

September 15, 2010
Brian Kaspar, PhD, principal investigator in the Center for Gene Therapy at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, along with a…

Splinting Pediatric Wrist Fractures as Effective as Casting

September 9, 2010
Splinting children’s distal radius fractures was found as effective as casting them in a randomized controlled study of 92 children, aged 5 to…
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Ponseti Treatment Achieves More Normal Gait Than PT for Children With Moderate Clubfoot

O&P Business News, September 2010
Treatment with the Ponseti cast method achieved normal ankle motion more frequently than physical therapy methods in children with…
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