Pediatrics

Top Story

Standing up for Haiti

Standing up for Haiti
O&P News, July 2017

When an earthquake struck Haiti in 2010, killing hundreds of thousands and affecting the lives of millions more, Ryan Spill, CP, of R.J. Rosenberg Orthopedic Lab, wanted to get involved by helping in some way.

He wrote to various charity organizations, seeking to put his skills to work for patients with O&P needs. However, the response was always the same: “Thank you, but we have enough volunteers.”

Cover Story

Transition With Patients Through Physical Changes

O&P News, April 2017
In O&P, patients are not treated with one prosthesis or orthosis per lifetime. Care spans the course of many years. While the makeup of devices changes with time, so…
Rebuilding Lives

With Two Hands

O&P News, January 2017
When he was born, Zion Redington had just one finger on each hand and one toe on each foot. When his mother adopted him at the age of 2 years, she knew she would face…
Meeting News

OPAF Hosts First Amputee Tennis Tournament in US

O&P News, December 2016
The Orthotic and Prosthetic Activities Foundation held the first amputee tennis tournament in the United States as a part of its First Clinics initiative. Held in…
Meeting News Coverage

Association of Children's Prosthetic and Orthotic Clinics Annual Meeting

O&P News, May 2016
April 13-16 | Broomfield, Colo.

Meeting News Coverage

Hanger Inc. announces partnership with Camp No Limits

February 4, 2015
LAS VEGAS — Hanger Inc. kicked off its annual Education Fair & National Meeting Feb. 4 at the Rio All Suites Hotel & Casino with an…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

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…

Meeting News CoverageVideo

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…

Health Care Updates

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…

Meeting Highlights

Adult Rehabilitation Transition in Pediatric Patients With Spina Bifida

O&P News, May 2014
Samuel Rosenfeld, MD, CHOC Children’s Hospital, Orange, Calif., presented factors in determining the success with which an individual with…

Field Facts

Guatemalan government honors FOOT Foundation

April 21, 2014
More than 40 children were fit with orthoses and prostheses at the FOOT Foundation’s annual clinic in Guatemala City at the Infantile…

Meeting News CoveragePerspective

Orthotic treatment is successful in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

March 1, 2014
CHICAGO — Bracing significantly decreased progression of high-risk curves in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis to the threshold for…

Meeting News CoveragePerspective

Orthotic treatment is successful in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

O&P News, April 2014
CHICAGO — Bracing significantly decreased progression of high-risk curves in patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis to the threshold for…

Clinical NewsPerspectivePublication Exclusive

Orthotic Treatment Did Not Worsen Walking in Girls With AIS

O&P News, March 2014
After 6 months, orthotic treatment of girls with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis did not significantly stiffen the body or deteriorate functional…

More Headlines »
Advertisement
Advertisement