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New Medicare coverage for lymphedema compression garments

Posted by SPS on Feb 19, 2024 10:48:55 AM

The recent enactment of the Lymphedema Treatment Act (LTA) by Congress in late 2022 mandates Medicare coverage of supply items for lymphedema patients encompassing compression garments and bandaging supplies, with coverage starting on January 1, 2024. Since the inception of the LTA in 2010, the medi® team has played a pivotal role in the passage of the bill and advising the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) through the United States Medical Compression Advocacy group to formulate coverage and fee schedules. 

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What is the Starfish TMR Procedure? An interview with Dr. Bryan Loeffler, OrthoCarolina

Posted by SPS on Jan 25, 2024 2:15:28 PM

The pioneering surgical procedure, Targeted Muscle Reinnervation, made its debut in 2002. Since then, the procedure has adapted to treat a variety of upper and lower limb patients at the time of amputation or post amputation. One such adaptation is the Starfish Procedure developed by Dr. Bryan Loeffler and Dr. Glenn Gaston at OrthoCarolina. 

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The Clinical Minute: Knit-Rite Torso-Interface Line Overview

Posted by SPS on Nov 14, 2023 12:47:59 PM

In this episode of The Clinical Minute, Senior Clinical Education Specialist Liz Hillen, M.Ed., CPO, LPO, explore a clinical solution that prioritizes comfort and compliance for patients who require a spinal orthosis—the Torso-Interface by Knit-Rite. 

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Tips for O&P Shipping during the 2023 Peak Holiday Season

Posted by SPS on Nov 2, 2023 10:17:42 AM

It’s time to break out the cozy sweaters and grandma’s recipe book: the holiday season is here. As we enter this festive time, it’s crucial to understand the current state of the shipping industry to ensure timely deliveries and a smooth ordering experience. 

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Knit-Rite’s Seamless AFO Socks Provide Comfort for Children and Adults

Posted by SPS on Nov 1, 2023 9:43:07 AM

Knit-Rite’s SmartKnit Seamless AFO Socks are made with a unique process, similar to the way a caterpillar spins its cocoon – starting at the toe and circling upwards. These socks provide a seamless, wrinkle-free fit, like a second layer of skin, offering comfort for patients who wear Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFOs). “I ordered the Knit-Rite AFO socks for my husband as he has a partial foot amputation. They are great quality, very soft and exactly what he needed.” Knit-Rite customer Kathi B. said. 

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The Clinical Minute: ST&G NextStep Foot with Glide Ankle

Posted by SPS on Oct 10, 2023 11:14:41 AM

Welcome back to The Clinical Minute! In this edition, Manager of Clinical Education Sam Brouillette, CP, CFo, shares with us a remarkable device—the ST&G NextStep Foot with Glide Ankle

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

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The Clinical Minute: Knit-Rite SmartKnit and Core-Spun AFO Socks Overview

Posted by SPS on Sep 25, 2023 10:58:14 AM

In the latest edition of The Clinical Minute, Senior Clinical Education Specialist Liz Hillen, M.Ed., CPO, LPO, provides a quick overview of the Knit-Rite SmartKnit and Core-Spun by Therafirm AFO socks.

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Patients Love the Knit-Rite Torso Interface for Protection and Comfort with Spinal Orthoses

Posted by SPS on Sep 15, 2023 12:47:28 PM

Knit-Rite's torso interface collection is designed specifically for kids, teens or adults who wear body jackets or back/abdominal braces, including spinal orthoses for scoliosis. The collection features a variety of styles to accommodate different braces including V-neck tanks, crew neck tanks, and strapless shirts, all knitted seamlessly with lightweight materials for maximum comfort. The variety in styles makes Knit-Rite's torso interfaces so versatile to wear with any orthoses or outfit. 

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The Clinical Minute: Trulife Matrix AFO Family Overview

Posted by SPS on Jun 16, 2023 1:02:47 PM

Senior Clinical Education Specialist Liz Hillen, M.Ed., CPO, LPO, provides a quick overview of the Trulife Matrix AFO family. Matrix AFOs are manufactured from advanced composite materials and are designed to promote dynamic walking in patients with drop foot. Watch the video or read on to explore the Matrix AFO Family of products.

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Knit-Rite’s Soft-Sock Lifts Runner to New Levels

Posted by SPS on Jun 9, 2023 10:45:23 AM

Tanya Khvitsko is originally from Belarus, a tiny country near Ukraine. She was born four years after the Chernobyl accident that happened in Ukraine in 1986, and because of that, she was born with some deformities. In 2013, she became an athlete. She’s a double blade runner now, and she’s run many 5Ks, many half marathons and full marathons. “I’m unstoppable!” Tanya exclaims.

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