Boston Othotics and Prosthetics

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.

Tech Q&A with Gordy Frazier

Tech Q&A with Gordy FrazierAs a helmet tech with Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics, Gordy Frazier specializes in fabricating and fitting Boston Bands for babies who have been diagnosed with plagiocephaly.

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Posted 3.13.2018

'It's Not a Disability, It's a Different Ability'

'It's Not a Disability, It's a Different Ability' The first time Michael O’Hearn won an alpine skiing medal he slept with it for months. Peculiar? Maybe. But by all accounts, the freckle-faced 16-year-old shouldn’t be standing on a mountain, let alone skiing down one. Born with a rare…

Posted 2.20.2018

6 Questions About Your Child's Plagiocephaly Treatment Answered

6 Questions About Your Child's Plagiocephaly Treatment AnsweredWhen your child is diagnosed with plagiocephaly, it’s natural to be worried. Fortunately, there’s really nothing to be worried about! Not only is plagiocephaly easily treated, it should be a smooth, trouble-free experience for you and your child. Here are some common concerns that you can cross off your worry list.

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Posted 1.30.2018

New Year’s Resolutions from Boston O&P

New Year’s Resolutions from Boston O&PMaking resolutions for the New Year is a time-honored tradition. According to a recent poll by the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, five of the top six most popular resolutions for 2018 involved health.

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Posted 1.3.2018

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