Posts From April, 2009


How Do I get a Wheelchair Lift 

Thursday, April 09, 2009 12:29:05 PM
 As an orthotic and prosthetic provider, the main focus is obviously care related to a brace or prosthetic limb.  In addition to a brace or prosthetic device, however, there is often a need for peripheral equipment.    The... read more

The 411 on Temporary Prosthesis 

Thursday, April 09, 2009 10:19:56 AM
A ‘temporary’ prosthesis is more formally referred to as an initial prosthesis, or preparatory.  It is often called a temporary prosthesis, or ‘temp’, because the prosthetic user will typically only use this prosthesis for three to nine... read more

Prosthetics and Orthotics Become One 

Thursday, April 09, 2009 10:15:08 AM
Prosthetics & Orthotics Become One   Some view the prosthetic and orthotic worlds and two separate entities, two worlds that even require two distinct practitioner certifications.  In some clinical cases, however,... read more

Bachelor of Applied Science in O & P in Florida 

Wednesday, April 01, 2009 9:22:59 AM
Bachelor of Applied Science in Orthotics & Prosthetics This bachelor degree program in orthotics and prosthetics is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). It requires two full years at... read more
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