Paralympian Named Individual Sportswoman of the Year

Paralympian Named Individual Sportswoman of the Year

Oksana Masters became just the second Paralympian honored as the individual sportswoman of the year at the Women's Sports Foundation's ...
First Things First Training and Clinic Teaches About Falls

First Things First Training and Clinic Teaches About Falls

Bionic Prosthetic & Orthotics, headquartered in Merrillville, Indiana, hosted an Orthotic & Prosthetic Activities Foundation (OPAF) First Things First Training ...

NAAOP Webcast: Fellowship Program Extended to 2019

The National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics (NAAOP) has released its latest webcast in which General Counsel ...

LIMB LOSS RESOURCE GUIDE

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


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NIH, DOD to Develop Limb Loss and Preservation Registry

NIH, DOD to Develop Limb Loss and Preservation Registry

A new database supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Defense (DOD) aims to establish ...
San Diego Triathlon Challenge Weekend Scheduled for October 19-21

San Diego Triathlon Challenge Weekend Scheduled for October 19-21

As part of the Challenged Athletes Foundation’s (CAF’s) 25th anniversary celebration, the 2018 Aspen Medical Products San Diego Triathlon Challenge ...

Increased Risk of Cardiac Events for Dysvascular Above-knee Amputees

In an open-access study published September 5 in the Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, researchers examined the association between transfemoral ...

Cancer, Flu, Pneumonia, and You

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expects flu season to begin ramping up in the next few months. According to ...
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