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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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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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5 Reasons to Join an O&P Professional Association

Posted by SPS on Jun 30, 2021 9:00:00 AM

A sense of community plays an important role on our mental and physical health. This topic has been studied extensively since the 80s, with interesting findings ranging from reducing disease recovery time to improving longevity by 50%. Every new finding highlights the importance of taking stock of the communities you belong to, or identifying communities you would like to join.

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, conference

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Even More Flexible | Fillauer's AllPro DS

Posted by Fillauer on Jun 14, 2021 9:45:00 AM

The latest release in the Fillauer foot line is a new branch of the AllPro foot. The AllPro has proven to be one of the most durable, comfortable, high-energy-return feet on the market for several years. Fillauer has created several versions of this product including four heights, a pediatric version, a posteriorly mounted version, and now, the AllPro DS.

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, sponsored, product feature, Fillauer

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Meet Our 2021 SPS Scholarship Recipients!

Posted by SPS on Apr 28, 2021 2:30:02 PM

Please join us in congratulating this year's SPS Student Scholarship Recipient's, Sophia Mancini and Jaime Purdie! Both students are enrolled in Eastern Michigan's Master of Science in Prosthetics & Orthotics programs in Ypsilanti, Michigan. 

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, scholarship, student scholarship, education

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Making Education a Priority in O&P

Posted by SPS on Apr 21, 2021 2:47:20 PM

Continuing education in the orthotics and prosthetic industry is a concept that originated many years before a national accrediting body evaluated O&P education programs. Those in this industry knew that if they wanted to continue to excel in their field, they would need to adapt and grow their knowledge to produce better outcomes for their patients.

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Faces of SPS: Meet Liz Hillen

Posted by SPS on Apr 13, 2021 12:30:05 PM

Liz Hillen joined SPS in 2019 as a licensed Prosthetist and Orthotist and Clinical Specialist with over 25 years  of service within the O&P industry.  She provides up-to-date developments of orthotic education as well as supports and educates on prosthetic technologies. 

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Faces of SPS: Meet Jamie Seabold

Posted by SPS on Apr 13, 2021 12:28:16 PM

Jamie Seabold joined SPS in 2010 as a sales manager covering the central region, and was promoted to northeast regional sales manager in 2017. Now as director of sales, he oversee the entire SPS sales staff while developing new strategies for growth. 

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Ottobock Vertical Shock Feet: More than a foot, a foundation.

Posted by SPS on Mar 18, 2021 2:19:28 PM

Ottobock offers two great options in its expansive foot portfolio – Triton Vertical Shock and Taleo Vertical Shock.

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Faces of SPS: Meet Sam Brouillette

Posted by SPS on Jan 4, 2021 2:23:00 PM

Sam Brouillette, CP, CFo celebrated his 10th work anniversary here at SPS this year. Sam serves as the Manager of Clinical Education, where he travels all over the United States, educating clinicians in the O&P industry.

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Topics: o&p, o&p industry, Xpress, policy, PDAC

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