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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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How Orthotic Devices Aid Physical Therapy Patients in Knee Rehabilitation

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on Jun 11, 2021 9:44:39 AM

Following a knee injury, the road to recovery can be difficult, highlighted by a long series of intense physical therapy treatments. Whether the pain stems from a sports injury, arthritis, joint replacement, or another cause, physical therapy can help your patient's physical and mental well-being. ...

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Tags: Joint Mobilitization

An Orthosis Can Help Manage Pain & Instability Caused by Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Posted by Anatomical Concepts on May 18, 2021 4:38:00 PM

In 2009, the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation established World MS Day to raise awareness, encourage the world to share stories, have conversations, and encourage those affected by multiple sclerosis. In 2021, that day of reflection was May 30. This blog will highlight information about ...

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

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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