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The Bill Miller Blog

Named after Bill Miller, the founder and inventor of the Boston Brace, who had two great passions in his life – innovation and compassionate care for patients.

By reading these blog posts you will learn more about conditions including scoliosis, plagiocephaly, and lower limb and neuromuscular conditions, including technological advancements, treatment options, and how Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics is working to improve the lives of the people we serve. Bill's spirit lives on here.

Emily’s Story: Finding her Footing with AFOs

Emily’s Story: Finding her Footing with AFOs

At 2, Emily was walking on her toes. The Belottes thought, our daughter is going to be a dancer.

But soon, they began to observe cognitive delays. “She wasn’t stringing together sentences,” says her mom, Amanda. “And she wouldn't put her feet flat in the back.”

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Posted 11.28.2019

Infantile Scoliosis: Reversing Kelsey’s Curve

Infantile Scoliosis: Reversing Kelsey’s Curve

Shortly after Kelsey Sweeney was born, her mom, Shauna, noticed a lump on her daughter’s shoulder blade. She made a mental note to mention it to the pediatrician at their next appointment. So, when flu-like symptoms prompted a visit to the hospital, she asked the doctor to take a look.

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Posted 11.4.2019

Q&A with Craig Yatsu, CPO, Prosthetic & Orthotic Group

Q&A with Craig Yatsu, CPO, Prosthetic & Orthotic Group

Craig Yatsu, a Certified Prosthetist Orthotist based in Denver, Colorado, was introduced to the Original Boston Brace in 1992 and now exclusively uses the Boston Brace 3D® when treating his scoliosis patients. In this Q&A, Craig shares how he got into the field of orthotics and prosthetics, what makes the Boston Brace 3D his scoliosis brace of choice, and the career change that convinced him never to leave orthotics again.

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Posted 10.17.2019

Customer Service Q&A with Zachary Marcelino

Customer Service Q&A with Zachary Marcelino

As a customer service representative for Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics, Zachary Marcelino is dedicated to providing the very best service to all the Boston O&P customers he serves. In this Q&A, learn more about Zach, including his most rewarding experience at Boston O&P, his specialties, and his biggest pet peeve.

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Posted 10.11.2019

Customer Service Q&A with Judy Smith

Customer Service Q&A with Judy Smith

As a customer service representative for Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics, Judy Smith is dedicated to providing the very best service to all the Boston O&P customers she serves. In this Q&A, learn more about Judy, including her most rewarding experience at Boston O&P, her specialties, and the "gift" she can't live without.

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Posted 10.7.2019

Customer Service Q&A with Debbie Frazier

Customer Service Q&A with Debbie Frazier

As a customer service representative for Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics, Debbie Frazier is dedicated to providing the very best service to all the Boston O&P patients she serves, which is one of the reasons she was named Employee of the Year in 2009. In this Q&A, learn more about Debbie, including how working at Boston O&P became a family affair, her most rewarding experience, and her biggest pet peeve.

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Posted 10.3.2019

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