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4 Reasons You Might Need Pediatric Orthotic Bracing

In many ways kids can be just like tiny adults just waiting for their grown up bodies. You can treat many medical conditions the same in the full size and small size version. Except many conditions that impact the skeletal system and require pediatric orthotic bracing. Take these four conditions that require bracing, for example.  […]

What You Should Know About Scoliosis Bracing

Scoliosis is defined simply as curvature of the spine and it’s been debilitating humans for thousands of years. The first references to spine curvature can be found in the ancient writings of Hippocrates, the father of medicine. The medical condition hasn’t changed much over that time, but understanding and treatment of it has. If you’re […]

Innovations to Get Excited About in Modern Day Prosthetics

Prosthetics change lives. They expand the quality of life for amputee patients and allow them to return to a great many of the activities that they loved before losing a limb. The science behind prosthetics expands every day and there are a great many innovations to get excited about some even available in modern day […]

How Do Artificial Limbs Work?

The science behind artificial limbs grows every single day. Gone are the days of prosthetics made more for appearance over function. For the millions of Americans who depend on these medical devices for their quality of life, that’s good news. If you’re an amputee patient facing a future with a prosthetic, you probably have a […]

Getting Used to Your Artificial Leg

Prosthetics are a lifeline to many Americans dealing with life after an amputation surgery. Learning to live with one does take time, though, and requires the help of a knowledgeable medical professional called a prosthetist. If a prosthetic is in your future, here’s what you might expect while getting used to your artificial leg.  When […]

How Does a Prosthetic Leg Work

Millions of Americans face learning to live with a prosthetic limb each year. The transition is tough, but entirely possible, and provides a greater quality of life for amputees. If you’re facing this kind of transition, you might wonder just how does a prosthetic leg work. Here are the basics. Who answers the question: how […]

What Prosthetics Orthotics Can Do For You

It’s estimated that millions of children and adults in the U.S. depend on orthotics to get by in their daily lives. Orthotics, of course, are devices that attempt to correct and/or protect the form and/or function of a problematic area of the body. A great many worn orthotics are designed to support and correct problems […]

How to Find Prosthetic Companies Near Me

The loss of a limb is an increasingly common medical condition in the country. In fact, more than 2 million people are facing life without a limb and experts expect that number to continue climbing. Between 300-500 amputations are performed each day in operating rounds across the U.S. and if it’s recently happened to you, […]

Everything You Need to Know About Scoliosis Bracing

Around 9 million people in the U.S. are affected by scoliosis which is defined by the medical community as an abnormal curvature of the spine. There are three causes of this medical condition: congenital, meaning that babies are born with it; neuromuscular, meaning that some other type of muscular condition causes it; or idiopathic, meaning […]