Orthotics Wear & Care Instructions:
- Ankle Foot Orthotic (AFO)
- Range of Motion Bracing (ROM)
- Hip Abduction Brace
- Jewett Extension Orthosis
- Lumbar Sacral Orthosis (LSO)
- LSO Corset
- Thoracic Lumbar Sacral Orthosis (TLSO)
- CASH Extension TLSO
- Cervical Thoracic Lumbar Sacral Orthosis (CTLSO)
- Cervical Thoracic Orthosis (CTO)
- Humeral Fracture Brace
- Shoulder Saddle Sling
Prosthetics Wear and Care Instructions:
Founded in 1970, the “Academy” as it is known within the profession, became the first professional organization established to further the scientific, educational, and professional attainments of practitioners in the disciplines of orthotics and prosthetics. AAOP is dedicated to promoting professionalism and advancing the standards of patient care through education, literature, research, advocacy and collaboration.
Founded in 1948, along with the support and encouragement of the American Academy of Orthopeadic Surgeons and American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association, ABC provides the most stringent credentialing standards for practitioners and facilities delivering comprehensive orthotic and prosthetic services.
Founded in 1917, AOPA was the first national trade association committed to providing high quality business support services and products to O&P professionals and facilities. The membership consists of over 1,900 O&P patient care facilities and suppliers that manufacture, distribute, design, fabricate, fit, and supervise the use of orthoses (orthopedic braces) and prostheses (artificial limbs).
An international multi-disciplinary organization comprised of persons who have a professional interest in the clinical, educational and research aspects of prosthetics, orthotics, rehabilitation engineering and related topics.
NAAOP is an organization totally committed to addressing national legislative issues of concern which impact the delivery of high quality Orthotic and Prosthetic health care services.
Founded in 1972, NCOPE, became the first and only accreditation body for credentialing orthotic and prosthetic (O&P), university based education programs. NCOPE’s primary mission and obligation is to ensure educational and residency programs meet the minimum standards of quality to prepare individuals to enter the O&P profession.
The ACPOC is an association of professionals who are involved in clinics providing prosthetic-orthotic care for children with limb loss or orthopaedic disabilities.
The ADA offers the latest information on diabetes and living with the disease. The mission of the ADA is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.
The Amputee Coalition of America (ACA) is a national, non-profit amputee consumer educational organization representing people who have experienced amputation or are born with limb differences. The ACA includes individual amputees, amputee education and support groups for amputees, professionals, family members and friends of amputees, amputation or limb loss related agencies, and organizations.
This Site that identifies online resources that are helpful to those who are either working with child amputees or who have a developing interest in them.
Helping amputees worldwide by promoting advanced research and by providing prosthetic care for individuals, who otherwise cannot afford it.
Homepage of Amputee Golfer, NAGA’s official magazine and the best source of information for amputees interested in playing golf again or for the first time.
The national information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals. Our special focus is children and youth (birth to age 22).
A non profit medical service organization that provides high quality prostheses (artificial limbs) to amputees in urgent need in developing countries and in the United States.
Capps Kids’ main objective is to raise awareness of plagiocephaly and craniosynostosis through education. The secondary goal is to offer support to families who have a child with either condition.
Warren MacDonald – “Part Animal, Part Machine”
Warren Macdonald, an avid mountain climber and bilateral amputee, conquers the world’s most daunting peaks with astounding tenacity.