Boston Othotics and Prosthetics

Boston O&P Featured in Summer Edition of The Academy Today

Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics is pleased to be featured in the summer edition of The Academy Today, a quarterly magazine published by the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (AAOP) in partnership with the O&P EDGE.

The Academy Today provides clinical information, news on the latest in O&P patient care, features from the Academy Scientific Societies, and the opportunity to earn continuing education credits.

Boston O&P products were featured prominently in the issue. In the lead article, M. Timothy Hresko, MD, Director of Spine Research and Quality Improvement, Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital and Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School explained how he uses the iButton thermal sensor, an adherence monitoring device used with the Boston Brace 3D®, to improve compliance for scoliosis patients being treating with bracing.

Rachel Tombeno, PT, DPT and Danielle Barnack, PT, DPT, physical therapists at Boston Children’s Hospital, share their approach and the importance of the multidisciplinary team in the non-operative management of scoliosis. Both are faculty members of our Boston Brace 3D online course

The issue also featured an editorial by Jim Wynne, CPO, Vice President, Director of Education, and Resident Director at Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics. In the article, Wynne describes how the revolutionary Boston Brace 3D was developed, how the Boston Brace 3D enhances principles that have proven effective in the original Boston Brace system, and how advanced scanning technology and manufacturing techniques have improved the patient experience and treatment outcomes.

“At Boston O&P, we are focused on delivering the best, most effective scoliosis treatment. We continually monitor our patient’s outcomes to improve our scoliosis bracing systems,” said Wynne. “The Boston Brace 3D is the most technologically advanced and effective, scoliosis brace we have developed to date, and we are pleased to have the opportunity to share our findings with the AAOP community.”

To read more, download the full issue here.


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