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Post Stroke Orthotic Treatments

July 5th 2017

There are orthotic treatments available to help stroke survivors with mobility through treatment and rehabilitation and beyond.

Our blood vessels carry oxygen and nutrients to the brain. A stroke occurs when there is a blockage caused by a clot (an ischemic stroke) or a rupture (a hemorrhagic stroke) that obstructs…

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Prosthesis Powered by Thought

July 5th 2017

What if you could send messages to a prosthesis the same way you communicate with the rest of your body?

Thanks to Bluetooth technology an amputee in the Netherlands can. In April of this year, Jan Baggerman received an innovative new prosthesis that he is learning to control with his…

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Orthotics Help Multiple Sclerosis Patients

June 5th 2017

Orthotics are one treatment that can help those with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) improve their mobility.

It is estimated that about 400,000 Americans have MS, a neurological disorder that currently has no cure. MS is unpredictable with a wide range of symptoms that vary among individuals. Symptoms not only differ in…

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Orthotics Improving Arthritis Symptoms

May 5th 2017

Custom orthotics may be able to help alleviate some of the pain and discomfort associated with arthritis.

Best of all, custom orthotics are a drug-free, long-term, and cost-effective treatment. Many extended healthcare plans cover at least a portion of the cost of custom orthotics (note that there’s a big difference…

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Goals for Orthotic Treatment for Patients

May 5th 2017

Orthotics are a wonderful tool to help people with difficulties or conditions that impact their strength, stability, and quality of life.

Wearing orthotic devices that have been professionally made and fitted by professionals like our orthotists in Traverse City, Cadillac, Petoskey and other Michigan locations can help with mobility and…

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Concerns about Prosthesis

March 5th 2017

Never underestimate the importance of well-fitting prosthetics to your health and comfort.

Here are some of the most common problems and concerns for daily living with prosthetics:

● Chafing
● Discomfort bearing weight
● Ongoing pain
● Perspiration of the residual limb
● Phantom pain
● Skin abrasions, including blisters…

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Connected to Your Brain

February 5th 2017

Imagine a prosthesis that didn’t require a cup or socket system but was, instead, attached to titanium anchored to the bone and directly connected to nerves and muscles. It’s not just a sci-fi fiction kind of artificial limb now!

Thanks to the combined efforts of biomedical engineer Max Ortiz Catalan,…

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Grand Rapids Orthotic’s Specialist’s Orthotics Care Tips

February 2nd 2017

Dos & Don’ts for Orthotic Care
Your Grand Rapids orthotics specialists share tips for how to get your orthotics to last.

DO ask your Certified Orthotist for advice regarding special care instructions for your orthotics. Different materials are used to make custom orthotics and care instructions will vary according to…

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Prosthetics Lower Healthcare Costs

February 2nd 2017

The results of a recently released study build a strong case for amputees to receive proper orthotic and prosthetic services, which is good news for clients of Teter’s Grand Rapids prosthetics division. Amputees that have proper fitting lower prosthetics are less likely to be injured and hospitalized and have lower…

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Traverse City Orthotics Specialists offer Pediatric Bioness

February 2nd 2017

Traverse City orthotics company, Teter Orthotics & Prosthetics provides pediatric patients with the latest technological advancements to effectively treat foot drop.

Children who are unable to lift their toes and the front part of the foot due to weak or paralyzed muscles experience difficulty walking. Their toes may drag and…

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