copyright

Letter to the editor on “Periprosthetic osteolysis after AES total ankle replacement: Conventional radiography versus CT scan”

February 7, 2016

Publication date: Available online 6 February 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Helka Koivu, Ia Kohonen

Read the full article →

Poncet’s disease (Tubercular Rheumatism) with primary involvement of the foot–A Case Report

February 7, 2016

Publication date: Available online 6 February 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Saif Sait, Mohd. Mubashir, Rahij Anwar, Nissa Khan

Read the full article →

Poncet’s disease (Tubercular Rheumatism) with primary involvement of the foot–A Case Report

February 7, 2016

Publication date: Available online 6 February 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Saif Sait, Mohd. Mubashir, Rahij Anwar, Nissa Khan

Read the full article →

Conversion of Ankle Autofusion to Total Ankle Replacement Using the Salto XT Revision Prosthesis

February 5, 2016

Publication date: Available online 4 February 2016 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Emilie R.C. Williamson, Constantine A

Read the full article →

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.

Read the full article →

ProComp Material

January 29, 2016

New from Cascade Orthopedic Supply, ProComp is a polypro­pylene-based composite, stabilized with discontinuous carbon fiber, for the custom fabrication of lower extremity orthoses. The 3D carbon fiber matrix is discretely imbedded into the core of the laminate, which eliminates contact dermal irritation; the individual fibers enable the composite to flow and stretch during melt-temperature vacuum forming. The polypro­py­l­ene resin in ProComp is an FDA-approved food-grade formula.

Read the full article →

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

Read the full article →

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.

Read the full article →

iTom-Cat from ComfortFit

January 29, 2016

ComfortFit Labs, with technology partner Tom-Cat Solutions, is now offering the iTom-Cat, an iPad Air 2-based, full-function foot and ankle scanning system with integrated hardware and software. The system uses a structured sensor to quickly and easily capture a 3D image that has an accuracy of less than .2 mm. The software features an on-screen ComfortFit prescription form; all data are sent to the lab in seconds with the push of a button

Read the full article →

Surestep, Midwest Orthotics convert to employee stock ownership plan

January 29, 2016

South Bend, IN-based Surestep and Midwest Orthotics employees on January 13 celebrated the 50th birthday of founder Bernie Veldman, CO, but got their own gift when Veldman and his wife Pam Veldman announced the companies had transitioned to a 100% Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), a qualified retirement benefit that holds company stock. “Congratulations, you’re now owners,” Bernie Veldman told the group of about 170 staff gathered at the Gillespie Center in South Bend. “You now own your future.” On January 4, Dienen, parent company to Midwest Orthotics and Surestep, became an ESOP, but the Veldmans kept the news under wraps until the surprise announcement

Read the full article →