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The Clinical Minute: Calibration Update for the Freedom Quattro Knee by Proteor

Posted by SPS on Jan 6, 2022 1:18:14 PM

In this episode of The Clinical Minute, Sam Brouillette, CP, CFo, and SPS Manager of Clinical Education gives a quick overview of the latest Quattro microprocessor knee app update.

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Topics: O&P Industry, Clinical Services, The Clinical Minute, Prosthetics

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Microprocessor Knees: The What, Why, and How

Posted by SPS on Dec 15, 2021 12:51:56 PM

Microprocessor knees (MPKs) provide a perfect balance of situational stability and agility for patients. Imagine an old parking lot that slopes and is cluttered with potholes and speed bumps. The simple task of walking to a car across this ramshackle lot can be physically and mentally demanding for users of mechanical knees. Concentration is required for calculating the safest route to take and precise movement is needed to carefully maneuver over obstacles.

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Topics: O&P Industry, Clinical Services, Product Feature, Research, Prosthetics

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The Clinical Minute: Elevate Dynamics AFO1 HelixBand

Posted by SPS on Dec 8, 2021 8:56:07 AM

In this episode of The Clinical Minute, SPS Clinical Consultant Liz Hillen, M.Ed., CPO, discusses the AFO1 HelixBand with Elevate Dynamics Clinical Product Education Manager Greg Steward, CPO.

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Topics: O&P Industry, Clinical Services, The Clinical Minute

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Manage Residual Limb Volume Changes Using ALPS Prosthetic Socks

Posted by ALPS on Nov 29, 2021 10:15:09 AM

Being able to manage volume variations in the residual limb adequately is essential for comfortably and safely wearing a prosthesis.

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Topics: O&P Industry, Sponsored, Product Feature

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How to Select Footwear for Patients Wearing AFOs | APEX

Posted by Apex on Nov 15, 2021 9:57:07 AM

It can be tricky to find the perfect pair of shoes that will work with your patient's ankle foot orthosis, or AFOs. That's why Apex Shoes has put together this guide for selecting footwear for your patients. Whether you're looking for a shoe that is designed to accommodate a custom AFO for a specific condition, or you just need something that is a little better fitting for their current AFO, this guide can help.

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Topics: O&P Industry, Sponsored, Product Feature, Orthotics

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The Clinical Minute: Elevate Dynamics AFO1 Glide

Posted by SPS on Oct 18, 2021 9:34:13 AM

Welcome to The Clinical Minute, where we provide short overviews of orthotic and prosthetic devices. In this segment, Clinical Consultant Liz Hillen, M.Ed., CPO, LPO, provides a detailed look at Elevate Dynamics' AFO1 Glide.

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Topics: O&P Industry, Clinical Services, The Clinical Minute, Orthotics

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Roxy & Maliboo Encourages Children To Gain Confidence Despite Differences

Posted by SPS on Oct 13, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Books that feature disabled main characters are few and far between. The Cooperative Children’s Book Center conducted a study in 2019 to explore the prevalence of diversity in children’s and YA books and found only 3.4% of children’s books have a disabled main character. According to the CDC, 26% of Americans are living with disabilities.

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Topics: O&P Industry, News

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Blending Teams: Benefits of Improving Communication Across Departments

Posted by SPS on Oct 1, 2021 11:19:00 AM

Cross-departmental communication is an aspect of business that is generally perceived as important, but it’s often overshadowed by more pressing day-to-day operations. Perhaps it is the abstract nature of the problem that makes it a troublesome issue to tackle. Where should a manager begin to address communication challenges? What is the most effective way to handle the blending of personalities and communication styles?

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Topics: O&P Industry, SPS Xpress

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The Clinical Minute: Steeper USA’s Myo Kinisi Hand

Posted by SPS on Sep 17, 2021 11:47:17 AM

Sam Brouillette, CP, CFo and Manager of Clinical Education is back to provide a quick overview of Steeper USA’s Myo Kinisi hand.

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Topics: O&P Industry, Clinical Services, The Clinical Minute, Prosthetics

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What to Look for When Choosing the Best Shoes for Diabetics

Posted by SPS on Aug 17, 2021 10:18:18 AM

Diabetes is a serious issue that creates challenges in many aspects of life.

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Topics: O&P Industry, Sponsored, Product Feature

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