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Evolving business models in orthotics

Nancy Schneider, Braceworks Custom Orthotics, Calgary. This submission provides an important historical context for understanding the current challenge facing the Orthotic and Prosthetic community in Alberta including Alberta Aids to … READ MORE

A data treasure for gait analysis

One of the biggest data records for automated gait analysis worldwide openly accessible. The St. Pölten UAS and the Austrian general accident insurance institution AUVA have made one of the biggest data records for automated gait … READ MORE

Personalized CMT braces

Personalized CMT braces make Julie stronger! Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, or CMT, is a disorder that affects the sensory and motor nerves in the arms, hands, feet, and legs. Find out about how orthopedic specialists were able to … READ MORE

Bill C-81: What’s next?

On June 20, 2018, the Government introduced Bill C-81, an Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada (the Accessible Canada Act) in Parliament. The Accessible Canada Act received Royal Assent on June 21, 2019, and came into force on July 11, … READ MORE

Long-term risks of joint implants

Metals from implants can accumulate in bone tissue. Using highly complex analytical techniques, a group of researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin were able to observe in detail how different metals are released from … READ MORE

An Overview of Flat Head Syndrome

Flat head syndrome—medically known as positional plagiocephaly—occurs when a baby’s head develops a flat spot in the first months of its life. The baby’s skull is soft, and their neck muscles are still weak during this … READ MORE

Fall Volt Hockey!

Volt is a unique adaptation to the sport of hockey, as it allows participants who have more complex needs – particularly those with limited upper mobility to play the sport – extending beyond other adaptive variations of hockey … READ MORE

Adaptive Gymnastics

Open only to children with a disability requiring 1:1 coaching, this program is designed to introduce children with a disability to the sport of artistic gymnastics. University of Calgary Children will participate in our circuit-based … READ MORE
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