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Orthotics Awareness Newsletter Brought to you by: Spalding Orthopedic Design CONSERVATIVE MANAGEMENT OF THE OSTEOARTHRITIC ANKLE: AN ALTERNATIVE TO ARTHRODESIS  Ankle-Foot-Orthoses (AFOs) have a wide variety of use beyond the treatment of dropfoot.  OA ankle treatment is conservatively managed with a rigid ground-reaction-force AFO and motion control shoe  Results are often dramatic [...]

By | August 21st, 2017|Awareness Newsletter|0 Comments

Orthotics Awareness Newsletter

Orthotics Awareness Newsletter Brought to you by: Spalding Orthopedic Design Early Osteoarthritic knee bracing – reducing the waiting pain  Wait times for orthopedic surgeons are a national problem  Early intervention of OA knee bracing need not only be prescribed by a specialist  OA knee bracing by a certified orthotist is a sound [...]

By | July 21st, 2017|Awareness Newsletter|0 Comments

Orthotics Awareness Newsletter

Orthotics Awareness Newsletter Brought to you by: Spalding Orthopedic Design Inc. Plantar Fasciitis: Treating the “modern monster” by identifying the true cause Most certified orthotists and other medical professionals would agree that plantar fasciitis, statistically speaking, occupies top spot in footrelated pathologies. This article will attempt to share some insight into the keys to successfully [...]

By | June 21st, 2017|Awareness Newsletter|0 Comments

Orthotics Awareness Newsletter

Orthotics Awareness Publication Brought to you by: Spalding Orthopedic Design Inc. Orthotic Management of the Diabetic/Neuropathic Foot Renowned diabetes researcher Dr. Debra Haire-Joshu once said that to know diabetes is to know health care itself. Similarly, for the certified orthotist, to know diabetes is to know lower extremity orthotics itself. The American Diabetes Association reports [...]

By | May 21st, 2017|Awareness Newsletter|0 Comments

Orthotics Awareness Newsletter

Orthotics Awareness Newsletter Brought to you by: Spalding Orthopedic Design Saving Energy for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis The focus of this writing is not to regurgitate the known pathology of multiple sclerosis, but rather to shed light on the orthopedic tools available for individuals of this devastating disease. Specifically with focus on understanding what has [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|Awareness Newsletter|0 Comments

Orthotic Awareness Newsletter

Orthotic Awareness Publication Brought to you by: Spalding Orthopedic Design Inc. CUSTOM FOOT ORTHOSES AS TREATMENT FOR MEDIAL COMPARTMENT OSTEOARTHRITIS: A WORTHWHILE INSIGHT. Unloader knee bracing is well documented and widely implemented as a conservative treatment for unicompartmental osteoarthritis (varum/valgum gonarthrosis). The use of medial or lateral heel wedges (LHW) and custom foot orthoses, however, [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|Awareness Newsletter|0 Comments
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