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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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Petoskey Orthotics Relieve Back Pain

February 2nd 2017

Chronic back pain can be debilitating but thankfully Teter Orthotics & Prosthetic’s, Petoskey orthotics office has been successful at helping to reduce and even eliminate back pain. Teter’s Petoskey orthotics team specializes in correcting spinal misalignment and atypical gaits to redistribute your weight so that your hips, legs, ankles and…

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Michigan Orthotics & Prosthetics Association

February 2nd 2017

Teter Orthotics & Prosthetics has been a leading Michigan Orthotics provider for over 45 years and is an active member of the Michigan Orthotics & Prosthetics Association.

With 21 locations in the state of Michigan and over 50 professional staff, continuing education through the membership in the state professional association…

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Michigan Orthotics – Knee Brace for Injury Prevention & Recovery

February 2nd 2017

American athletes are using knee braces to effectively protect a weak knee while recuperating and to prevent injury. Some athletic sports leave players more at risk for knee injuries, like football. Statistics show that knee injuries are the single most common leg injury for college football players. Knee injuries are…

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Traverse City Orthotics – More than a Brace Futuristic Hand Rehabilitation

February 2nd 2017

Traverse City orthotics for hands have been revolutionized by Bioness. Their cutting edge technology offers an incredible advancement in the orthotic brace, providing futuristic hand rehabilitation with incredible benefits for people who are trying to recover the use of a hand. Traverse City orthotics specialists at Teter Orthotics & Prosthetics…

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