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REPOST: Use of prosthetics for legless dogs increases

More veterinarians are using wheelchairs, orthotics and prosthetics to improve the lives of dogs that have lost limbs to deformity, infection or accident, according to this… 909 more words

CMS begins rollout of fingerprint analysis for new DMEPOS providers

CMS recently released guidance on the rollout of their new fingerprint background check requirement for certain DMEPOS providers. It has been more than three years since CMS released their final rule on developing a fingerprint background check process for new DMEPOS and home health suppliers that was created as part of the Affordable Care Act.  520 more words


Robotics for mobility assistance

A mind-controlled exoskeleton piloted by a paralyzed person is scheduled to make the ceremonial opening kick at the World Cup this June. There is some skepticism in the article I linked, but it could bring the idea of assistive robotics to a huge audience. 117 more words

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I Can Do It!

For the past few weeks, my Monday nights have been dedicated to watching Dancing With the Stars. To be honest, I can’t say that it’s a show I would normally watch, however, with Paralympian Amy Purdy as a contestant, I can’t get enough of it. 243 more words

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Witch Monster Suit is Complete

So the witch monster suit project is finally complete, and overall we are happy with the results. Above is a cute little group picture we took to celebrate the completion of this semester long project. 274 more words


Everything I know so far...

So I started in 2012 and have worked on my prosthetics skills in my spare time, whilst doing a degree in costume and prop creation, I started out using only wax to sculpt straight onto the skin, I then discovered collodion which puckers the skin and creates nice aged scars, and works well for bust lips. 218 more words


Rinella OP

We are a local company that specializes in the provision of custom and off the shelf braces (orthoses). We are located near Chicago, Illinois with our home being in New Lenox. 59 more words

Artificial Limbs