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Young Utah Amputee Determined to Keep Dancing

March 4th 2016

Life can change in an instant and it did for Alissa Siezemore when she was just seven and sustained a tragic injury – and it has again since her community rallied to purchase a special prosthesis that has the young dancer back in competitions.

In 2014 when the young Vernal,…

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Orthotics – Custom vs. Drugstore

March 4th 2016

Many times Americans want quick and easy service, which is fine if it’s fast food or an oil change. However, if you need orthotics, it’s worth having them properly molded and custom-made to fit your feet.

What’s the difference between custom orthotics and the over-the-counter brands you can find in…

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Where Prosthetics are Headed

March 4th 2016

The leaps and bounds in prosthetic technology continue to amaze and give hope to anyone who requires a prosthesis.

The latest prosthetic arm advancements we’ve read about are very inspiring – and sound like something out of science fiction.

Nine-year-old Josh Cathcart of Dalgety Bay in Fife, who was born…

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Petoskey Prosthetics Benefit from Technology

February 4th 2016

Teter Orthotics & Prosthetics has seen impressive developments to prosthetic limbs during its 45 years in business, particularly in recent years with innovations in robotics and high tech industries. As prosthetics continue to become more technologically advanced they may also become more affordable.

Just a decade ago electronic artificial limbs…

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Children Adjusting to Amputation

January 2nd 2016

Children are remarkably resilient and most adjust quickly to prosthetics after amputation, however they do require special support through the rehabilitation process and as they grow.

 

Similarly, children born without one or more limbs will also require special practical and emotional support from birth through to adulthood. Prosthetics are…

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New Prosthesis Technology Offers Hope to Veteran

January 2nd 2016

What at one time seemed impossible is now a reality thanks to the incredible advancements in prosthesis technology: A veteran badly wounded in Afghanistan and left unable to walk has been able to take steps thanks to an exoskeleton custom-made by Israel-based company ReWalk and the support of brain researchers…

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Considering Prosthetics

January 2nd 2016

After amputation, the recovery process includes not only healing, but weighing all the various options for prosthetics available today.

Recovering from surgery usually takes a few weeks, but once the surgical scar from the amputation has healed well, it’s time to begin the process of rehabilitation. Michigan residents are fortunate to…

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Amputees Living Big

November 4th 2015

Amputees Living Big

Adjusting to life with a prosthetic limb can be challenging, but advances in technology for artificial limbs are getting young amputees back in the game, competing in triathlons and on the dance floor.

These inspiring stories have two things in common: osteosarcoma, a rare form of childhood…

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Your Prosthesis & Emotional Health

November 4th 2015

The staff at Teter Orthotics & Prosthetics understands that adapting to life with a prosthesis is more than just a physical journey; there are emotional challenges to navigate as well.

As with all things in life, the way people adapt to a life change like limb loss will vary greatly.…

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Seniors Thrive with Prosthesis

October 30th 2015

Adapting to change can be a challenge, but with the right support seniors can adapt quickly to using a prosthesis after losing a limb.

At Teter Orthotics & Prosthetics, our friendly, professional staff do much more than fit prosthetics. We ensure that our clients are comfortable and get the help…

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