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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

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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Tags: Orthotic Treatment

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 cracking, ...

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Tags: Orthotic Treatment, Pain Management, Patient Care