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Advancing Orthotic Knowledge: Answering Physician Queries

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Apr 22, 2024 4:05:22 PM

As we collaborate with physicians on the best ways to treat their patients suffering from lower extremity injuries or conditions, we often encounter their thought-provoking questions. In a healthcare environment characterized by constant evolution, physicians seek insights about the benefits and ...

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Tags: Orthotic Treatment, Pediatric Orthotics, Diabetic Neuropathy, Joint Mobilitization, Pain Management, Patient Care

Understanding the Biomechanics: A Physician's Guide to Prescribing AFOs

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Mar 12, 2024 8:33:04 AM

Understanding biomechanics is vital to optimal patient care in the complex world of lower extremity orthotics. As a leading manufacturer of AFO (Ankle-Foot Orthosis) and KAFO (Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthosis) solutions, ACI is the industry expert dedicated to empowering physicians with the knowledge ...

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Tags: Orthotic Treatment, Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFO), Patient Care

Rehabilitation and Gait Training with Knee Ankle Foot Orthoses (KAFOs) After Stroke

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Dec 4, 2023 11:27:13 AM

Stroke is a devastating medical condition that can significantly impact your patient’s short-term and long-term mobility and quality of life. After surviving a stroke, many individuals face challenges in regaining their ability to walk and perform daily activities. Did you know that Knee Ankle Foot ...

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Tags: Orthotic Treatment, Knee Ankle Foot Orthoses (KAFO), Patient Care

Orthotic Devices for Joint Stability: An Essential Tool in Musculoskeletal Care

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Oct 31, 2023 8:31:37 AM

Your focus as a physician trained in orthopedics and musculoskeletal care is to provide your patients with effective solutions to alleviate pain, enhance mobility, and improve their overall quality of life. Among the essential tools, orthotic devices are potent allies in achieving these objectives. ...

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Tags: Orthotic Treatment, Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFO), Joint Mobilitization, Pain Management, Patient Care

Elbow Orthosis Buying Guide: What to Consider When Choosing an Elbow Brace

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Aug 23, 2023 9:56:08 AM

The limitations, pain, and restricted range of motion associated with elbow contractures can significantly impact the overall quality of life. An elbow injury can lead to frustration, loss of independence, and reduced participation in once-enjoyable activities for your patients. Physical ...

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Tags: Orthotic Treatment, Pain Management, Patient Care

Knee Orthosis Buying Guide: Tips to Help Doctors Choose the Right KO

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Jun 19, 2023 8:58:30 AM

When it comes to managing knee conditions and injuries either instead of surgery or as part of recovery after surgery, physicians often rely on knee orthoses (knee braces) to provide their patients with support, stability, and pain relief. However, with various options available in the market, ...

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Tags: Orthotic Treatment, Patient Care

Orthosis Serves as Non-Surgical Treatment to Treat Elbow Injuries

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on May 1, 2023 8:35:00 AM

Of all the possible upper extremity injuries your patients can suffer, an elbow contracture ranks right at the top of the list when you consider how significantly it impacts their daily life. The elbow joint allows for hand movement toward and away from the body, rotation of the forearm, and ...

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Tags: Custom Orthotics

Ankle-Foot Orthoses Designed to Improve Mobility During Foot Drop Recovery

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Feb 28, 2023 8:18:25 AM

Tapping your toes to your favorite tune. Walking to the refrigerator. Climbing stairs. These are all everyday activities that most people take for granted - until they can’t and find themselves in a health crisis due to injury or disease. Unfortunately, for some of your patients suffering from ...

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KAFO Buying Guide: What Physicians Should Know When Selecting One for Their Patients

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Dec 19, 2022 9:09:32 AM

When it comes to maintaining proper knee-ankle-foot alignment, controlling motion, and minimizing pain associated with various lower extremity injuries or conditions, there are a variety of effective treatment options, including surgery. However, other effective treatment options are available for ...

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Pediatric Orthoses: A Guide to Treating Children

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Oct 19, 2022 10:42:17 AM

Determining whether an adult patient would benefit from an orthotic device can sometimes be tricky. Considerations such as the extent of the injury or condition, the patient's weight, pain intensity, level of mobility needed, and other goals can complicate physicians' treatment plans.

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Tags: Orthotic Treatment, Pediatric Orthotics, Custom Orthotics, Patient Care