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Competitive powerlifting? In Dallas, Texas? No sweat.

Posted by SPS on Sep 14, 2020 9:13:23 AM

If there’s anyone who can speak with authority on sweat, it’s Dan Nunnelly. Consider this: Dan is a competitive powerlifter and strongman competitor. He lives in the scorching heat of Dallas. His gym doesn’t have air-conditioning, and temperatures can reach 100 degrees during his training sessions and competitions. Yes, Dan knows a thing or two about sweat.

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Prioritizing Diversity & Inclusion in Healthcare: What it Means, Why it's Important, and How to Get Started

Posted by SPS on Sep 8, 2020 3:36:47 PM

We are living in truly challenging times. Amidst a global pandemic and the effects of systemic racism and inequality dating back centuries coming to a head in our communities nationwide, our differences are dividing us when we should be working together to bring about needed change. Now is the time to come together as a healthcare profession to enact meaningful change within our workplaces, so we can create a more inclusive environment for those we serve, and in turn, make our world a better place.

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, tips, Marketing

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ALPS Density Liner Overview

Posted by SPS on Aug 24, 2020 9:50:25 AM

In this episode of The Clinical Minute, Sam Brouillette, CP, CFo, and SPS Manager of Clinical Education provides a quick overview of low to medium, and medium to high density liners from ALPS. 

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, SPS Online Store, clinical services, the clinical minute

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How to Leverage Email Marketing to Reach Patients

Posted by SPS on Aug 17, 2020 9:30:00 AM

Every year, a new think piece is published extolling the death of emails to trendier communication channels like Slack, IM, or SMS messaging. Sometimes we wish this were true, like when we look at our inbox on Monday mornings, but studies on consumer preferences tell a different story. In a 2017 SendGrid-commissioned study, Egg Strategy found that 74% of respondents chose email as their preferred communication method for company interactions. It’s easy to imagine why. Emails help us organize our lives, search past communications, and are easily accessible by laptop, smartphone, tablet, and even smartwatch. Consider investing in email marketing to promote your brand, improve patient engagement, and establish a solid communication channel.

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, tips, Marketing

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How to Attract Patients to Your Website

Posted by SPS on Aug 10, 2020 9:38:11 AM

If your clinic is overflowing with referrals, you may wonder why you need a website. But according to a 2018 consumer study conducted by doctor.com, 81% of patients still conduct online research on providers they are referred to. When patients are searching for your clinic online, you want to meet their expectation and provide a great first impression. Furthermore, having a website can improve your online reputation, streamline patient check-ins, open the door to analytical insights, and provide advertising opportunities. Here is what you need to know to get started.

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, tips, Marketing

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Things Amputees and People With Limb Differences Want You to Know, by Tanya Khvitsko-Trimborn

Posted by Guest: Tanya Khvitsko on Aug 7, 2020 2:53:29 PM

Around 2 million people in the United States are considered amputees. Each year 185,000 people undergo amputation surgery, according to the Amputee Coalition. No two situations are the same. A limb may be amputated because of an accident, injury, illness, or disease. Other limb differences are due to the way a person’s body formed in the womb, which is sometimes described as “congenital amputation.”

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, tips, knit-rite, sponsored

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The Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing for O&P Clinics

Posted by SPS on Jul 30, 2020 10:05:43 AM

Marketing an orthotic and prosthetic clinic can be a challenge. Unlike other businesses that can market to a wide audience, O&P’s target demographic is more niche. The wants and needs of your target audience are different than the general population, so traditional marketing tactics, like billboards and newspaper ads, are less effective. It’s time to forget impersonal advertising and look to more digital channels. By choosing to go digital, you can:

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, tips, Marketing

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Blatchford's ElanIC Microprocessor Hydraulic Ankle Overview

Posted by SPS on Jul 28, 2020 3:09:01 PM

Blatchford’s ElanIC microprocessor hydraulic ankle arrived at SPS after much anticipation on Monday, July 27th. We think you’re going to like this new addition to our inventory. In this episode of The Clinical Minute, Sam Brouillette, CP, CFo, and SPS Manager of Clinical Education outlines exciting features of Blatchford’s newest prosthetic technology.

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, SPS Online Store, clinical services, the clinical minute

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ALPS Gel Formulas and Fabrics Overview

Posted by SPS on Jul 15, 2020 10:54:26 AM

In the latest The Clinical Minute, Sam Brouillette, CP, CFo, and SPS Manager of Clinical Education provides an overview of ALPS gel formulas and fabrics.

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, SPS Online Store, clinical services, the clinical minute

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How to Order Efficiently | Tips from Michael Shanks, Snell Prosthetics and Orthotics

Posted by SPS on Jun 29, 2020 8:54:40 AM

This week, we catch up with Michael Shanks, Purchasing / Inventory Supervisor at Snell Prosthetics and Orthotics. With over 5 years of experience purchasing for Snell P&O’s ten locations, Shanks has become highly effective at optimizing shipping lanes and maximizing efficiencies. We called up Shanks to see if he had tips to share for purchase managers and associates to keep their clinics well-stocked. 

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, SPS Online Store, tips, Shipping

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