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Orthotic Care Guide: How to Clean & Maintain Orthotic Brace Liners

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Apr 26, 2021 2:17:57 PM

  Orthotic bracing is often necessary for patient recovery, but it spares no expense. That’s why maintaining the superstructure, and either hand washing or replacing the liner systems is important to keep them fully functioning to assist with physical therapy rehabilitative programs, extend their ...

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Case Study: Pediatric KAFO Offers Non-Surgical Treatment for Blount’s Disease

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Mar 23, 2021 4:43:55 PM

  Blount's disease, also known as tibia vara, is a rare growth disorder that affects children, causing the legs to bow outward just below the knees. A small amount of bowing is normal in young infants. However, their legs usually straighten out as they begin to walk.  

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A Complete Guide to Pediatric Orthotic Bracing

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Feb 26, 2021 4:51:03 PM

  In this article, we provide answers to frequently asked questions about pediatric orthotics and share insight on the options available to treat conditions like Blount’s Disease, Rickets and Bow Leg. Two products we highlight are the pediatric custom KAFO and the pediatric PRAFO. 

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Case Study: Custom V-VAS™ Knee Orthosis Offers Non-surgical Treatment for Osteoarthritis

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Jan 26, 2021 4:57:31 PM

  Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative joint disease, is the most common form of arthritis and affects millions worldwide. It happens when the cartilage in the joints – most commonly the hip, spine or knee - breaks down. Symptoms of osteoarthritis include pain or tenderness, popping or ...

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Tags: Orthotic Treatment, Pain Management, Patient Care

The Latest Advancements in O&P Healthcare Policy

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Dec 21, 2020 9:45:39 AM

  Thanks to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 has been a world defined by quarantines, business shutdowns, Zoom meetings, masks and social distancing. No industry has been untouched by the effects of one of the most impactful health crises in history. In a year full of change, new ...

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New to Anatomical Concepts? Here's Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Nov 30, 2020 4:10:35 PM

  Injury, disability or other causes of decreased mobility don't have to keep your patient or loved one from experiencing a high-quality life. As their doctor, therapist or advocate, you play a critical role in helping your patient or loved one live life to the fullest – even if they can't get ...

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30 Years in the Making: A Conversation with the Founder of Anatomical Concepts, Inc.

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Oct 27, 2020 3:54:09 PM

  It was 1990 when William “Bill” Detoro Sr. launched Anatomical Concepts, Inc. What started 30 years ago as a solution to foot drop and heel ulceration reduction, has now grown into a 2nd-generation, global leader in prefabricated and custom-made braces for the orthotic and prosthetic, physical ...

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Respond to Plantar Flexion Weakness with an Ankle-Foot Orthosis (AFO)

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Oct 16, 2020 8:59:33 AM

  Walking, running, biking, swimming: physical activities you've come to know and enjoy wouldn't be possible without an unsung hero. Even something as nonchalant as standing would present difficulties if we humans did not have access to key joint functionality.   

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It’s Business As Usual at Anatomical Concepts, Inc.

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Sep 17, 2020 5:09:01 PM

  Predictability is fundamental, yet sometimes perceived in a negative connotation as unremarkable. However, in a year full of unknowns, finding solace in normalcy has never been more desired than at this particular juncture. 

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Orthotic Appointments During COVID-19 Pandemic: What You Need to Know

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Apr 15, 2020 3:42:19 PM

  Life in 2020 looks a bit different. The way we work and how we shop have drastically changed, even seeing family and friends doesn’t come without a lot of logistical challenges to protect our health and well-being. The coronavirus (COVID-19) has uprooted our lives abruptly and at least in the ...

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