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Check out our helpful articles, posts, and study guides to help further your career.

On our “getting started” page, you’ll find plenty of resources to get you up to speed with the basics, or dig right in and start studying now with our articles and linked gait videos.

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Gait Deviation Analysis

Gait Deviation Analysis

There are several great videos online regarding gait deviations. I would highly recommend watching these videos until you are able to recognize the slightest gait deviation. Below are several common deviations that should be well known and understood by any...

UCBL & Force Systems

UCBL & Force Systems

The University of California Biomechanics Lab orthosis, better known as a UCBL orthosis has been commonly used to treat many disorders resulting from low tone. As of late I have been hearing much debate over the three point force systems at play. Many of these...

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Find Useful Tools, Tips, and Tricks Here To Help Make Your Job Easier.

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TAKE A LOOK AT OUR VIDEOS, ARTICLES AND TOOLS THAT WILL HELP MAKE YOUR FABRICATION PROCESS SMOOTHER

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Get an idea of what you need before you see your practitioner. 

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Don’t go through limb loss alone. The Amputee Coalition of America has Certified Peer Visitors to listen to and support you. 

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