Articles

Anatomical Concepts

Recent Posts

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.

Read More

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

Knee Orthoses Provide Non-Invasive Treatment Option for Knee Pain

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Aug 25, 2022 10:36:18 AM

Knee pain affects millions of people worldwide every day. Whether your patient sustained some injury to their knee joint or is experiencing chronic pain because of regular wear and tear, a bum knee can significantly affect their overall quality of life.

Read More

AFO vs. SMO: Orthotic Treatment Options for Pediatric Patients

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Jun 20, 2022 4:59:51 PM

Most children, especially younger ones, love to run around and play. But for some, this mobility comes with a price – pain. That’s because a myriad of injuries and diseases cause pain or fear of injury for some children. 

Read More

Knee Ankle Foot Orthoses Play Key Role in Stroke Patient Recovery

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Apr 15, 2022 10:00:02 AM

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, stroke is the third leading cause of death in this country. Someone in the United States has a stroke every 45 seconds.

Read More

Diabetic Neuropathy: Types and Treatments

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Jan 24, 2022 2:38:01 PM

Diabetic neuropathy is painful. It can also be disabling – especially for those patients who are overweight or obese and already have mobility issues. While the condition often damages nerves in the legs and feet, it can be much more severe for the rest of the body.

Read More

Tags: Diabetic Neuropathy

How Does Pediatric Orthotic Bracing Help Children with Cerebral Palsy?

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Dec 22, 2021 11:30:34 AM

Earlier in 2021, our blog titled "A Complete Guide to Pediatric Orthotic Bracing" provided answers to frequently asked questions about pediatric orthotics and discussed options available to treat children with conditions like Blount’s Disease, Rickets, and Bow Leg.  

Read More

Tags: Pediatric Orthotics

Elbow Contractures: Orthoses as Non-Surgical Treatment Option

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Nov 23, 2021 10:40:02 AM

Elbow injuries can be one of the most disruptive upper body ailments because the joint serves many essential functions necessary for your patients’ everyday lives.

Read More

Tags: Custom Orthotics

AFO Buying Guide: What to Consider When Choosing an Ankle-Foot Orthosis

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Oct 26, 2021 1:30:00 AM

Developing patient treatment plans is like buying a pair of jeans or choosing a vehicle – it's no one-size-fits-all approach, and brand matters.

Read More

Tags: Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFO)

PRAFO® Orthosis AFO Helps Supplement Treatment for Diabetics

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Sep 30, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Life with diabetes is challenging. Besides the constant monitoring of blood sugar, being ultra-cautious about diet, and battling weight gain, people with diabetes must also guard against any serious long-term effects of the disease.

Read More

Tags: Diabetic Neuropathy

Ankle Foot Orthosis AFO : Effective Treatment For Plantar Fasciitis

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Aug 26, 2021 12:42:38 PM

Standing, walking, running, climbing, and jumping can take a daily toll on our feet. Because of this regular wear and tear, it's not surprising that foot injuries and ailments are common. 

Read More

Tags: Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFO)