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Kinetic Prosthetics hosts OPAF fundraiser

May 19, 2017

Kinetic Prosthetics recently hosted a fundraiser for the Orthotic and Prosthetic Activities Foundation and its First Clinics as part of Limb Loss Awareness Month, according to a press release.

The fundraiser entitled, “Limb-itless Possibilities,” was held at the West Chester Country Club in West Chester, Phila. and included representatives from several local adaptive sports organizations, such as Eastern Amputee Golf Association and PA Center for Adaptive Sports. Attendees of the event included local amputees, therapists and supporters of adaptive sports.

Meeting News

Association of Children’s Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics Annual Meeting

O&P News, May 2017
March 22-25 | Houston Find photos from the Association of Children’s Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics Annual Meeting below. To see complete coverage from the…
5 Questions With O&P News

A Conversation With Eric Shoemaker, MS, CPO, LPO

O&P News, May 2017
In this issue, O&P News poses five questions to Eric Shoemaker, MS, CPO, LPO. Shoemaker is the regional director at Ability Prosthetics and Orthotics. He graduated…
Business News

Mind Your Money, Mind Your Business

O&P News, May 2017
CHICAGO — In the face of business challenges, such as prepayment audits and low reimbursements, Robert Benedetti, controller for De La Torre Orthotics and…

Kinetic Prosthetics hosts OPAF fundraiser

May 19, 2017
Kinetic Prosthetics recently hosted a fundraiser for the Orthotic and Prosthetic Activities Foundation and its First Clinics as part of Limb Loss…

Meeting News

Association of Children’s Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics Annual Meeting

O&P News, May 2017
March 22-25 | Houston Find photos from the Association of Children’s Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics Annual Meeting below. To see complete…

5 Questions With O&P News

A Conversation With Eric Shoemaker, MS, CPO, LPO

O&P News, May 2017
In this issue, O&P News poses five questions to Eric Shoemaker, MS, CPO, LPO. Shoemaker is the regional director at Ability Prosthetics and…

Business News

Mind Your Money, Mind Your Business

O&P News, May 2017
CHICAGO — In the face of business challenges, such as prepayment audits and low reimbursements, Robert Benedetti, controller for De La Torre…

Marketing with Mansfield

Rule Bending: Empower Employees to do the Right Thing

O&P News, May 2017
Elizabeth Mansfield
You have probably heard, seen or read about the highly publicized incident in which a passenger was forcibly removed from a United Airlines flight…

Research Trials in O&P

Non-Ambulatory SCI Walk Using a Robotic Exoskeleton: Effect on Bone and Muscle

O&P News, May 2017
ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02324322 Purpose: The purpose of this research study is to evaluate an exoskeleton device and mobility skills…

Cover Story

Working With Workers’ Compensation Cases

O&P News, May 2017
Workers’ compensation cases differ from other cases an O&P practice may handle. There can be more urgency due to the importance of the…

Clinical News

Novel Amputation Technique Showed Benefits in Gait, Quality of Health

O&P News, May 2017
HOUSTON — A novel surgical procedure, in which a conservative hip disarticulation was converted into a transfemoral amputation, had beneficial…

FDA approves first in-human trial for neural-enabled prosthetic hand

March 30, 2017
The FDA has granted an investigational device exemption for the first in-human trial of a neural-enabled prosthetic hand, according to a press…

Patient with quadriplegia regained muscle movement using bridging technologies

March 30, 2017
A man who was paralyzed below his shoulders is believed to be the first person with quadriplegia to have arm and hand movement restored by the use of…

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