Apr/May 2017

Incidence and Prevalence of Dupuytren’s Contracture in the United States Correlated to a Local Orthopedic Clinic by Angela Frady, MS, ATC, OTC, NCT Dupuytren’s contracture is a disease that results in thickening and shortening of the palmar fascia. It usually affects...

Feb/Mar 2017

Treatment of Arthritis in the Ankle Joint by Cam Goslin, OTC When a patient who has been dealing with arthritis for years is finding no relief with physical therapy, injections, bracing or other methods of treatment, before an Orthotech makes a big decision about...

Dec 2016/ Jan 2017

Recognizing Cast Claustrophobia in Your Patients Third-Place Article (Tied), 2016 Paper of the Year Competition by Kara Jackson OTC, CMA Some people are lucky enough to go through life having never to suffer from a broken bone. On the other hand, just in the last...

Winter 2016

General Rules for Fracture Treatment and Traction for the Orthopedic Technologist Third-Place Article, 2015 Paper of the Year Competition by BreAnne Bibeau OTC, CMA The general idea of early fracture management is to provide pain relief and place the bone in a...

Oct/Nov 2016

Quadriceps Tendon Tears: What You Need to Know Third-Place Article (Tied), 2016 Paper of the Year Competition by Daniel R. Hinely, MEd, LAT, ATC, OTC A quadriceps tendon rupture can be a debilitating injury. Many older adults have had their active lifestyles put on...