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  • Orthotics & Prosthetics
Prosthetic Care for Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency (PFFD)

What is Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency or PFFD? Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency (PFFD) is a rare congenital condition of the proximal femur that presents in many unique ways. PFFD is characterized by the underdeveloped, or completely absent proximal femur of the upper leg, which can cause challenges in mobility and function for the patient. Roux […]

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  • Orthotics & Prosthetics
Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month Patient Highlight: Gunnar Zellman

Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness At Tillges we are proud to support Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month during the month of April and beyond. We are honored to be a part of the story of many individuals as they begin their process of limb loss and limb difference and those who are […]

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  • Orthotics & Prosthetics
Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month Patient Highlight: Jed Anderson 

Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness At Tillges we are proud to support Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month during the month of April and beyond. We are honored to be a part of the story of many individuals as they begin their process of limb loss and limb difference and those who are […]

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  • Orthotics & Prosthetics
Reciprocating Gait Orthosis - when is it the right direction for your patient? 

RECIPROCATING GAIT ORTHOSIS EXPLAINED A big advancement in the field of orthotics came into the picture around the 1980s when what we knew of a Hip-Knee-Ankle-Foot-Orthosis (HKAFO) was transformed and taken to a new level by replacing the hip belt with a different pelvic section and hip joint to assist in mimicking a reciprocating gait […]

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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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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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