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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…
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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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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…
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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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HHS Secretary and Surgeon General Join First Lady to Announce Plans to Combat Obesity

O&P Business News, March 2010
First Lady Michelle Obama, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin…
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Kids Mobility Network Announces Benefits Milestone

O&P Business News, March 2010
Kids Mobility Network Inc. announced that they have provided more than $1 million of community benefit to children with disabilities and their…

Parent Concerns Hinder National H1N1 Immunization Efforts

O&P Business News, March 2010
Ask any health professional who cares for children and they will tell you: When H1N1 flu hits, it can be severe. In the last 4 months of 2009, nearly…
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The Consequences of Obesity in Children with Spina Bifida

O&P Business News, January 2010
Janet G. Marshall, CPO/LPO
Children with physical challenges, especially those with the diagnosis of spina bifida, have a special concern within the societal trend of obesity…
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Secretary Sebelius Awards $40 Million to States to Find and Enroll Children in CHIP, Medicaid

O&P Business News, November 1, 2009
Health and Human Services secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $40 million in grants to 69 grantees in 41 states and the District of Columbia to…
Health Care Updates

Are Parents Underestimating the H1N1 Flu?

O&P Business News, October 15, 2009
With schools back in session, H1N1 flu has become more active across the United States, especially among children. A new vaccine against H1N1 flu has…
Health Care Updates

More Than 17 Million Children Live 1 Hour Away from Pediatric Trauma Care

O&P Business News, October 1, 2009
More than 17 million U.S. children live more than 1 hour away by ground or air transportation from a life-saving pediatric trauma center, according…
Health Care Updates

Vaccination of Children and 70% of U.S. Population Could Control Swine Flu Pandemic

O&P Business News, October 1, 2009
An aggressive vaccination program that first targets children and ultimately reaches 70% of the U.S. population would mitigate pandemic influenza…
Health Care Updates

Adolescent Growth Plate Injuries Related to Overuse

O&P Business News, September 1, 2009
Early diagnosis and immobilization of growth plate injuries is key to putting an adolescent athlete back in the game, according to a recent study…
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Grants Available to Help Insure More Children

O&P Business News, August 1, 2009
Kathleen Sebelius, the Department of Health and Human Services secretary, announced the availability of up to $40 million in grants to help reach…
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