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  • Orthotics & Prosthetics
Lower Limb Orthotic Management in Stroke Population: a Multi-disciplinary Approach

HOW DOES A STROKE AFFECT US? Stroke, in general terms, is attributed to vascular injury of a person’s nervous system. It is the leading cause of acquired disability in adults (1). Stroke can compromise vision, speech, sensory and motor, and cognitive functions. This disruption in daily functions then lead to the visible signs of having […]

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  • Orthotics & Prosthetics
KAFO Bracing and the Benefits of the C-Brace Technology

Overview of the KAFO Knee Ankle Foot Orthosis, or KAFO, is an orthotic brace that helps to simultaneously stabilize the knee and ankle joints of a person’s leg. This type of brace does well to assist the human anatomy where the muscles of a person’s lower limb(s) may not be functioning to the degree of […]

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  • Orthotics & Prosthetics
3D PRINTING: RAISING THE STANDARD OF ORTHOTIC AND PROSTHETIC DEVICE FABRICATION  

Device Fabrication Evolves The advancement of 3D printing within the orthotic and prosthetic industry is raising the standard for how devices are fabricated. Historically, all O&P devices started as a plaster model which plastics of differing densities and carbon fiber were draped over to create the final product. While this not only creates a large […]

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  • Orthotics & Prosthetics
SO KIDS CAN MOVE - SO EVERY BODY CAN MOVE 

Being Told Your Need is Not Medically Necessary “NOT MEDICALLY NECESSARY” is a common statement heard across the United States in most orthotic and prosthetic clinics. Insurance demands and requirements have made the process of receiving an essential and needed device for everyday life extremely difficult. The process for a standard, everyday prosthesis or orthosis […]

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  • Orthotics & Prosthetics
AQUATIC PROSTHETICS

Make the most of summer with help from Team Tillges! Summertime can mean so many things for individuals that have felt a longing for warm weather. It means going for walks, hikes, and bike rides again and getting outside to explore new outdoor activities. For many individuals, summer indicates a return to open lakes, pools, […]

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  • Orthotics & Prosthetics
MAKE YOUR MARK IN THE ORTHOTICS & PROSTHETICS INDUSTRY!

The Orthotic & Prosthetic Field is Growing Fast - Find Your Career! Finding your career calling can be a journey – but if you have a passion for helping others, making an impact in someone’s life and continuing to learn in a hands-on environment then the Orthotic & Prosthetic field might be the right fit […]

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SUSPENSION METHODS FOR BELOW-THE-KNEE PROSTHETICS

Achieving Good Suspension One of the questions that a prosthetist gets asked often is “how does the prosthetic leg stay on?” This is a great question, and often the answer depends on the results and findings from the evaluation process of each patient. There are many suspension methods applicable to the below-knee amputation level and […]

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Travel Tips for Amputees

Traveling with Ease Traveling can be an exciting endeavor for most, however it can be a burden for those unprepared to take on the long flights, bus rides, and laborious walks down the uneven sidewalks to the best restaurant in town. Traveling can make for an intimidating adventure if not planned suitably. If you are […]

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  • Orthotics & Prosthetics
Maximizing Your Socket Comfort with the Symphonie Aqua System

Prosthetic Fit and Comfort Depends on the Shape of the Socket Hand-casting has long been the standard for acquiring an accurate mold of an amputee’s residual limb. While hand-casting can provide a fairly accurate mold and is still a useful technique and option to utilize, there are constantly new technologies and advances in this field […]

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  • Orthotics & Prosthetics
An Orthotic Approach to Plantar Fasciitis

The definition of Plantar Fasciitis is the inflammation of the thick band of tissue at the bottom of the heel. (Picture 1. Anatomy of the foot) This thick band of tissue is a weblike ligament that connects your heel to the front of your foot. It works as a shock absorber to protect the arch […]

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