Amputees, Sweating, and their Prosthesis 

Written by Greg Bauer Thursday, January 21, 2010 2:47:38 PM
        I recently had a bilateral below knee amputee come in for an evaluation for new prostheses.  He currently wears silicone liners with pin lock on both residual limbs as a means of suspension and... read more
 

Education Online...It's obviously needed!! 

Written by Greg Bauer Saturday, January 09, 2010 1:03:50 AM
I just read the recent letter from the Amputee Coalition of America President, Kendra Calhoun.  I found it surprising that of the 841 people that attended the Amputee Coalition National Conference this past year, that only 288 of those were... read more
 

Looking forward to the Amputee Coalition of America... 

Written by Sunday, June 14, 2009 7:24:32 PM
We are only 4 days away from in my opinion one of the best meeting grounds for all amputees.  It is a place for amputees from all over to learn, share, educate, and assist other amputees.  There are numerous manufacturers there to discuss... read more
 

Prosthesis for Toe Amputation 

Written by Friday, May 15, 2009 8:59:37 AM
I was recently asked by a member of 360 O&P what I would recommend for a person that just had 3 toes amputated.  This was my response and thought it may help other people inquiring.  Normally, when I am evaluating a... read more
 

Amazing Experience with the EMAG Active on a Post-Polio... 

Written by Friday, May 01, 2009 12:12:27 AM
What a great experience I had with a post-polio patient fitting today.  Patient was first diagnosed with polio when she was 11 years old.  Throughout her life the disease slowly affected her leaving her without musculature or control of... read more
 

Bioness vs the Walkaide 

Written by gbauer Tuesday, March 24, 2009 12:45:21 AM
I have now been fully trained in both the Bioness L300 and the Walkaide unit that treat drop foot due to upper motor neuron injuries.  I must say that both products have their pros and cons and have proven to be quite effective.  I have... read more
 

Follow up to My Bizarre Myoelectric Feedback 

Written by Staff Writer Saturday, January 10, 2009 5:08:00 PM
I am finally getting back to you all regarding my experience with the patient that had the bilateral arms that were flexing and extending at the elbows and the hands opening and closing inadvertently.  I will be honest, it was very frustrating... read more
 

Bizarre Myoelectric Feedback 

Written by Staff Writer Tuesday, November 11, 2008 12:13:00 AM
I had an extremely bizarre experience with a bilateral shoulder disarticulation amputee.  The patient is about 50 years old and is a congenital amputee.  He has been wearing body powered prostheses for his entire life and has always... read more
 

I Applaud the O&P Manufacturer's!! 

Written by Staff Writer Tuesday, July 08, 2008 12:13:00 AM
I must say that over the past few years I have noticed a big change in the service part of our O&P industry on the manufacturer's and distributor's part.  I have been in the industry for over 15 years and can remember when restocking fees... read more
 

Atlanta - Amputee Coalition of America - 2008 

Written by gbauer Friday, June 20, 2008 5:26:00 PM
  I have been fortunate to attend my first ACA meeting and must say that I was very impressed with the event.  I have attended many National meetings before and have never felt the electricity before that I felt here the past couple of... read more
 
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