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Traverse City Orthotics – Knee Brace Creates Stability for Healing

February 2nd 2017

Traverse City orthotics specialists will tell you, that they proper type of well-fitted knee brace can help your knee heal after injury. It does this by creating stability to promote healing and limiting movement in a way that would create further injury. If you have sustained a knee injury and…

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Traverse City Prosthetics Specialists Discuss Prosthetics for Adolescents

February 2nd 2017

Adolescents who require prosthetics need to be properly fitted by Traverse City prosthetic specialists that really understand their needs. Children and teens are notorious for getting bumps and bruises, having unique ways of expressing themselves and working through emotional issues in their own way.  A professional Traverse City prosthetics specialist…

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Grand Rapids Orthotics Specialists

February 2nd 2017

For decades Grand Rapids orthotic specialists at Teter Orthotics & Prosthetics have been providing orthotic braces to treat milder forms of scoliosis diagnosed in young people. Scoliosis is a condition that arises when there is something wrong with the curve in the spine. It could be that the spine curves…

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Traverse City Orthotics for Seniors

February 2nd 2017

It is never too late to get relief from painful foot problems. For example Traverse City seniors can be fit with custom-designed orthotic inserts to help with a range of issues. The specialists at Teter Orthotics & Prosthetics, located on W. Front street, make the Traverse City orthotics available. The…

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Grand Rapids Orthotics Specialists Provide Custom Orthotics to Children

February 2nd 2017

Children with mobility-limiting conditions can greatly benefit from custom orthotics. There are a range of conditions that leave children with impaired body function and limited independent activity including Cerebral Palsy, Mitochondrial disease and Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Grand Rapids orthotics specialists work to provide mobility, reduce pain and avoid deformity with…

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Prosthetics in the Olympics

October 5th 2016

Watching the Rio Summer 2016 Olympics showcased not only the incredible advancements in prosthetics available to athletes but also underscored that the only difference between Olympic and Paralympic athletes is that the latter are differently abled.

They’re all amazing!

Seeing the high level of competition among Paralympians is exciting and…

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Computers in Prosthetics

August 4th 2016

Advancements in prosthetics continue to explore options we once thought only possible in science fiction.

Our prosthetic specialists in Traverse City, Cadillac, Petoskey, Marquette and other Michigan locations have seen a lot of changes over the last half century, but none more incredible than those made possible by increasingly sophisticated…

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Adapting to Your Prosthesis

August 4th 2016

One of the most rewarding moments for our prosthetic specialists in Traverse City, Cadillac, Petoskey, or any of our more than 20 locations in Michigan, is when they help an amputee or cancer survivor really love using a new prosthesis.

Adapting to a new prosthesis can be a challenge, particularly…

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New Amputee – Exercise, Stretching & Orthosis

August 4th 2016

Exercise and stretching may help make your orthosis most effective, particularly for anyone suffering from a posterior tibial tendon issue or other discomfort.

While orthosis technology offers people who require external support achieve an optimal position or improved motion, it can be very helpful to check with your orthotics or…

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Prosthesis + Brain Technology

August 4th 2016

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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