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Dycor H Series Foot

January 29, 2016

Dycor’s new H Series prosthetic foot is a hybrid version of the company’s K Series foot, and a simple, lightweight, and inexpensive approach to moderate-impact assisted and unassisted prosthetic activities of daily living.

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Nail Creations Cosmetic Covers

January 29, 2016

Nail Creations are an attractive, safe, temporary cosmetic solution for damaged, infected, or missing toenails. These temporary, cosmetic grade cover-ups create the illusion of a healthy, beautiful toenail for a day at the beach or an evening out in open-toed shoes, while helping to protect the missing or damaged nail during the healing process

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Microfiber Shades Socks

January 29, 2016

Sigvaris North America has announced Microfiber Shades, a fun, new line of microfiber compression socks for people who need to wear graduated compression but want more playful socks with a pop of color.

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Unequal Insoles from Spenco

January 29, 2016

Spenco and Unequal Technologies have collaborated to produce insoles for athletes at risk for lower extremity stress injuries. Unequal Protective Cushioning provides ultra-thin comfort, and Unequal Protective Stability has a lightweight orthotic cradle

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OdysseyK2 Prosthetic Foot

January 29, 2016

The OdysseyK2 from College Park has a curved hydraulic ankle, Intelliweave composite foot base, and customizable dual StrideControl.

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Balance Walking Poles

January 29, 2016

Balance Walking Poles are designed to align the spine during gait, keeping patients comfortably erect and allowing them to walk longer with better form. The poles offer an easy way to increase muscle engagement while decreasing joint loads.

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Total Vein Boost Hosiery

January 29, 2016

Total Vein Systems recently introduced Boost, its new line of athletic compression therapy hosiery. The Boost socks use graduated compression to help increase blood circulation and enhance oxygen delivery to working and recovering muscles, in order to accelerate recuperation and reduce muscle soreness

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BOC’s Zacharias chairs ICE board

January 29, 2016

Claudia Zacharias, MBA, CAE, president and CEO of the Owings Mills, MD-based Board of Certification/Accreditation, is now serving as board chair of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) Board of Directors. The announcement was made at the October 2015 ICE Annual Meeting in Portland, OR

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PediFix marks 130 years at APMA event

January 29, 2016

Quincy, MA-based PediFix Footcare Company celebrated its 130th anniversary with customers and friends at the October 2015 American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) Region One Conference in Boston. PediFix offers an assortment of more than 200 therapeutic products, including Visco-Gel and Pedi-Gel digital devices, postoperative splints, an in-office OTC dispensing program and, most recently, ShoeZap, a 15-minute UV shoe sanitizer. Celebrations will continue throughout 2016, according to Jon Case, president of the family-owned company, which was established by Case’s great grandfather, Heinrich Berkemann, in Germany in 1885

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AAOP webinar teaches evidence use

January 29, 2016

The American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists (AAOP) in December released a webinar designed to help practitioners understand systematic reviews and bridge the gap between evidence and practice. “Applications of best available evidence in O&P: What can we learn from systematic reviews?” is based on a symposium given by experts at the 2015 International Society of Prosthetics and Orthotics World Congress in Lyon, France.

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