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OWLS Part 1 – The Pathogenesis and Progression of Peripheral Neuropathy, Charcot Foot Syndrome and Wounds – Defining the Problems
Added March 2019

Credit Hours (.75) (S)

The focus of this presentation is an overview of the pathogenesis of peripheral neuropathy, Charcot foot syndrome and foot wounds. Effective treatment programs help to prevent amputation and even death from complications.

Clinicians will understand the relationship of peripheral neuropathy, Charcot foot syndrome and foot wounds. They will also understand the importance of an interdisciplinary treatment program.

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OWLS Part 2 – The Pathogenesis and Progression of Peripheral Neuropathy, Charcot Foot Syndrome and Wounds – Refining the Solution
Added March 2019

Credit Hours (.75) (S)

The focus of this presentation is an overview of clinical considerations and effective orthotic design concepts to treat peripheral neuropathy, Charcot foot syndrome and foot wounds.

Clinicians will understand the four key components of orthotic design: offloading, deceleration at initial loading, altered timing and immobilization.

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Orthotic Options for Patients with Cerebral Palsy

Credit Hours 4.5 (S)

New Course! Added February 22, 2017

Cerebral Palsy is a complex disorder that presents with neurological, muscular, proprioceptive, and orthopedic pathology that is unique to each individual. This presentation provides a framework to help practitioners get a greater understanding of the complexities associated with Cerebral Palsy and what orthotic options are available through Orthomerica.

The TC Flex product line has successfully treated patients with Cerebral Palsy for years. Spasticity is one of the greatest challenges practitioners face when treating patients with Cerebral Palsy.

The Fuzion Orthotic System was designed by combining compression therapy with orthopedic braces to aid in the management of spasticity.

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Latest Advances in the Orthotic Management of Diabetic Patients

Credit Hours 2.5 (S)

This presentation examines the history of wound care progressing to current day acknowledgment that successful care includes removing pressure at the wound site. Participants will learn to grade diabetic ulcers according to the Wagner grading scale. Participants will learn how to evaluate pressure ulcers, measure for the OWLS system, and deliver an effective orthosis in order to facilitate wound closure.

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Innovative Solutions for Pediatric and Adult Patients Featuring the Fuzion and Spectrum Product Lines

Credit Hours 2.5 (S)

This presentation examines the phrases of normal gait in comparison to pathological gait. Part of the lecture featured proper biomechanical assessment to achieve better outcomes. The two products featured demonstrated their unique features/advantages to help the practitioner understand why these products were developed and how these products can enhance your practice.

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