Orthotics


Monthly Messenger January 2019

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Jan 2019

Monthly Messenger January 2019

Officer Ryan O’Connor     Just over a year ago, Officer Ryan O’Connor, of Arnold, was involved in the arrest of a burglary suspect in Jefferson County that ended with a blindsiding outcome. The alleged suspect, Chad Klahs, was found behind Zinger’s Mart and was arrested just before being put into Officer O’Connor’s police car. Police seized one weapon from the suspect, but unfortunately a...

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Restoring Guatemala: Mobility Mission

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May 2016

Restoring Guatemala: Mobility Mission

Often an effort that can help dozens of lives in a poverty stricken area thousand of miles from home can start with a simple conversation between friends. Eddie Fuentes first met P&O Care’s clinical director, Jon Wilson, CPO, while working at Shriners Children’s Hospital in St. Louis as a prosthetist/orthotist. When Eddie retired from Shriners, he returned home to Guatemala to start his own prosthetic...

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Orthotic 3-D Printing Plays in Superbowl 50

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Mar 2016

Orthotic 3-D Printing Plays in Superbowl 50

Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis broke his arm during the NFC playoff game. Under normal circumstances, this would have ended his chance in playing in Superbowl 50 two weeks later. Initially, doctors fitted his forearm with a metal plate held on by a dozen screws. This would be sturdy, but not strong or flexible enough to withstand the impact of an NFL tackle, which has...

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Is it Time to Replace Your Orthotics?

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Sep 2015

Is it Time to Replace Your Orthotics?

Foot orthotics help to restore the normal anatomy of the foot and they  provide comfort and appropriate support to your ankles, knees, hips and back. Many people interchange the same pair of foot orthotics between dress shoes and tennis shoes, and can use the same pair for years. So, how do you know when it’s time to get a new pair of foot orthotics? Check...

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