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Insights from our prosthetists about new technology, advances in prosthetics, & more

Sgt. Mark Holbert featured in the Washington Post

June 25, 2013 Category: Company News, Military Prosthetics

Sergeant Mark Holbert was featured in today’s Washington Post on the cover of a special amputee awareness insert. We have had the honor of treating Sgt. Holbert since he lost …

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Vacuum Sockets – Technology Overview

April 19, 2013 Category: Technology

Elevated Vacuum Technology What is it and why should you consider it? Vacuum Assisted Suspension Systems are a relatively new suspension option for amputees. Typical vacuum suspension systems consist of …

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NFL Players vs. Wounded Warriors Softball Classic

April 16, 2013 Category: Company News, Military Prosthetics

MCOP is proud to announce our sponsorship of the first annual NFL Players vs Wounded Warriors Softball Classic. Proceeds from the event will go to support the Wounded Warrior Project, …

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Prosthetic Technology Review – XC Rotate

March 19, 2013 Category: Technology

Pictured above: MCOP customer Donna Hopkins wearing her Vari-Flex XC Rotate. In November 2012, we were one of the first facilities in the world to fit the new Variflex XC Rotate …

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Powered Prosthetics

February 25, 2013 Category: Technology, Prosthetic Insurance

Why should amputees want powered prosthetics? Natural human walking consists of four key elements. Historically, prosthetics have only offered 3 of these things: The stability to walk. The absorption of …

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The Importance of Prosthetic Socket Design

February 12, 2013 Category: Technology, Tips for Amputees

To ensure optimal comfort and safety, there is nothing more important than prosthetic socket design, whether it’s for your arms or hands, your knees (above or below), or any other …

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