Starting the Process

Starting the Process In determining the proper fitting process several things are considered. If the patient is a new amputee and will be receiving his very first prosthesis, or whether the amputee has been an amputee for a while and is receiving a replacement prosthesis. We understand the concerns that patients go through during the process of amputation and receiving their…

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Common Terms

Common Terms Word AK AFO Alignment Amputation Amputee Traumatic Amputation Bilateral BE BK Cadence Congenital limb deficiency CPO Disarticulation Distal Doffing Donning ECG Edema Endo Exo FO Gait training HKAFO HO Interface KAFO KO Liner Lower extremity Occupational therapy PPAM Patella Peripheral vascualar disease Phantom pain Phantom sensation Phantom limb Physical therapy Pistoning Prosthesis Prosthetist…

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Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF)

Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) World-class sprinter, first-time triathlete, competitive cyclist, marathon runner—the partnership of Challenged Athletes Foundation and Össur has helped amputees add these remarkable titles to their resumes. Through grants, training, prosthetics, and equipment needs, the sole partnership opens doors every day for athletic greatness. No matter your physical challenge, age, sport, level or ability, if your goal…

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Fitness & Health

Fitness & Health       Bob Gailey Robert S Gailey, PhD, PT is an Associate Professor at the University of Miami, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy, where he has taught, practiced clinically and conducted research for the past 20 years. He has a joint position with Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center as a health science researcher. He has authored…

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Get Involved

Get Involved Ozark Prosthetics and Orthotics is made up of passionate, ambitious people eager to help those who live with disabilities. Our corporate motto, Helping People Live Everyday Lives, is much more than a marketing slogan. It is a vision that we share as a dedicated and caring organization. We believe that as a leading orthotic and prosthetic…

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