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Vacuum Bell wear and care instructions

Types of Klobe Vacuum Bell: the pectus clinic works with Eckart Klobe, the inventor and manufacturer of the Klobe Vacuum bell, the first device developed specifically to offer a non-surgical treatment for pectus excavatum. Photo … READ MORE

CP patients wear AFOs less than prescribed

An open-access study, published in Rehabilitation Research and Practice, investigated the wear time of commonly used AFOs in children with cerebral palsy (CP). Shoes for Orthotics, AFOs, DAFOs. CHASA support groups The O&P EDGE … READ MORE

The rest of the story – helmet treatment

Just under three years ago, the O&P profession was startled by the publication of the first randomized controlled trial (RCT) on the efficacy of cranial remolding orthoses.[1] Wren’s plagiocephaly and helmet journey – … READ MORE

Order the Braceworks Pectus Brace

Rather than taking measurements by hand, clinicians may prefer a 3D scanner on an iPad. ☞ Download the Braceworks Pectus Brace® order form, PDF Visit the  Apple App Store or ▶︎ Google Play on your tablet or phone to … READ MORE

VR Accessibility Research Collaboration

Seeking participants with motor disabilities for VR user study (no experience needed). Participants will be compensated $50 per one-hour session. 2 one-hour sessions, $50 per session. To register, contact Johann Wentzel 
at … READ MORE

Adaptive Riders

Join the community at the world’s largest mountain biking festival. Photo by Joe Stone Seth McBride, New Mobility July 1 2023 I started adaptive mountain biking seven years ago. At the time, I was riding a traditional recumbent … READ MORE

Marching in with great news!

Ready To Hit The Links? Registration is now open for single players and foursomes – click here to register. We urge you to take advantage of our Early Bird Registration pricing available until April 30th. We are also in the … READ MORE

I am not a wheelchair

When people refer to me as an inanimate object, I feel dismissed and dehumanized. Lisa Freeman speaks about why language and treatment of people in wheelchairs matters. Watch video Lisa Freeman, CBC Ottawa First Person January 23, … READ MORE

The Human Touch

From cradle to grave, touch brings us comfort, pleasure and sometimes pain, reminding us of our countless connections to the world and to humanity — including our own. pxfuel image By Meredith McGroarty, USC Dornsife Magazine … READ MORE

2024 Adapted Bike Program

The Adapted Bike Program ensures that children, youth, and young adults with physical disabilities know the simple joy of riding a bike. REGISTER TO BORROW AN ADAPTED BIKE, SELECT THIS OPTION IF YOU ARE NEW TO THE ADAPTED BIKE PROGRAM … READ MORE
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