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AOPA and SLACK Incorporated announce AOPA's purchase of O&P News

November 16, 2017

WASHINGTON — The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association has signed a purchase agreement with SLACK Incorporated to purchase O&P News, a longtime media presence in the orthotics and prosthetics community.

Peter N. Slack, president and CEO of the Wyanoke Group, the parent company of SLACK Incorporated, jointly announced the acquisition with AOPA President Michael Oros, CPO, FAAOP, who noted, “the perfect fit of O&P News with AOPA’s objective to expand communications with the O&P community to ensure that the latest in research and technology developments and information is served up in as many forums as possible. O&P News has the potential to play an important role in that endeavor.”

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VIDEO: Using inertial sensors in patients with cerebral palsy gait and orthoses

November 16, 2017
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – At the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting, Nicole V. Heroux and Holly
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VIDEO: Best practice, instructional videos for functional outcome measures

November 16, 2017
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – At the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting, research on best practices and instructional…
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VIDEO: Hartford Hand project to test FMG-, EMG-controlled devices for potential failures

November 16, 2017
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — At the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists Annual Meeting, Nicholas Cirillo, spoke about a Hartford…
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VIDEO: Mobile app effective problem-solving tool for lower-limb prosthetic users

November 16, 2017
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — The limbWISE mobile app, created by students at the University of Hartford, was an effective decision making tool for patients with lower-limb…
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