Driving While on Opioids Leads to Fatal Crashes

Driving while on prescription opioids plays an increasingly significant role in fatal motor vehicle crashes, irrespective of alcohol use and ...

Exercise May Help Fight Depression in Seniors

Kinesiologists at McMaster University have found that physical activity may help fight depression in seniors by stimulating muscle-generated mood boosters ...

Research Finds Individualized Diets Most Effective for Managing Blood Sugar

An individualized diet based on a person's genetics, microbiome, and lifestyle is more effective in controlling blood glucose (sugar) levels ...



This practical guide for preparing for, adapting to, and living with limb loss provides current, in-depth information about:

  • Healthcare team selection
  • Postoperative care
  • Physical rehabilitation
  • Emotional adjustment
  • Pain management
  • Peer support
  • Adaptations for home and work
  • Prosthetic devices, fitting, and adjustments


Proteins Regenerate Residual Bone and Joints After Amputation

Researchers at Texas A&M University and Tulane University have found that treating amputation wounds in mice with two proteins encouraged ...

Parental Support Needed for Children With Limb Differences

Rehabilitative care for children with limb differences often includes the provision and use of a prosthesis. However, there is little ...

Judge Certifies Class Action in Prosthetics Suit

A California federal judge has certified a class of more than 1,000 UnitedHealth Group beneficiaries accusing the insurer of denying ...

NAAOP Webcast: O&P Profession Planning Legislation to Protect Patients

The National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics & Prosthetics (NAAOP) has released its latest webcast in which general counsel ...