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 David Benedict

Tech Q&A with David BenedictDavid Benedict, CTPO, is a technician in the Peabody, Mass., clinic. He fabricates braces, from pouring to modifying all the way to finishing and strapping, so practitioners have the quickest and most efficient fits possible. He's always available to drop what he's doing to assist with fits and adjustments when needed.

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Posted 9.24.2018

Tech Q&A with Kasey Zaleski

Tech Q&A with Kasey ZaleskiKasey Zaleski has a bright future ahead of her. This finish technician, who has been with Boston O&P for the past year, would love to one day become a prosthetist/orthotist. For now, though, she's focused on supporting the fabrication team in any way she can.

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Posted 8.13.2018

Double-Amputee Football Player Embraces Life without Limitations

Double-Amputee Football Player Embraces Life without LimitationsAll Saleem Messiah ever wanted to do was play football. He played football as a toddler, tossed the ball with his dad, Majestic, when he was a boy, and now he’s preparing to play defensive tackle for his Union, New Jersey, high-school team. Sounds like a typical teenager. But the 16-year-old is far from typical.

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Posted 7.23.2018

Tech Q&A with Assali Bazelais

Tech Q&A with Assali BazelaisAssali Bazelais is a technician who has been with Boston O&P for 15 years. He specializes in finishing scoliosis and other spinal braces. His goal? “To help as many patients as I can.”

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Posted 7.10.2018

Nighttime Bracing for the Treatment of Scoliosis

Nighttime Bracing for the Treatment of ScoliosisThe Boston Brace Night Shift is a Boston O&P scoliosis orthosis designed specifically for nighttime wear. It provides comprehensive treatment to all curve types and can help to make bracing more comfortable while still being effective in stopping curve progression.

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Posted 6.20.2018

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