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

Boston Client Spotlight: Meet Nate Tellen

January 26, 2022 Category: Amputee Support

Nate Tellen: Embodying the #MoveForward Mentality Nate Tellen lost his leg over six years ago. Even so, he’s been able to maintain a consistently positive outlook on life over the …

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Reuben’s Story: From Amputation to Independence

May 15, 2020 Category: Technology, Amputee Support

Making a Decision: The First Step to Moving Forward Reuben A. was faced with a tough decision last fall, as many amputees are. His physicians offered him three surgical options …

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The Benefits of Rolled Silicone Sockets

June 24, 2019 Category: Technology, Amputee Support

Rolled Silicone Sockets for Prosthetic Devices At MCOP, we’re always staying up with the latest breakthroughs related to prosthetics, sockets, and the materials used to build them. One of the …

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Sports Prosthetic Devices You Didn’t Know Existed

June 6, 2019 Category: Technology, Tips for Amputees, Arm Prosthetics, Amputee Support

Advanced Sports Prosthetics: Helping Amputee Athletes Get Back in Action Whether you’re a recent amputee or were born with a missing limb, there’s no reason you can’t participate in all …

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Can a double wall socket double your socket comfort?

September 6, 2018 Category: Technology

The answer is – it might! Double wall sockets or 2-stage sockets are essentially two sockets in one. The shorter inner socket is secured to your limb with either suction or …

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The Ottobock C-Brace Orthotronic Mobility System in Action

May 30, 2017 Category: Technology

MCOP is excited to announce the availability of the Ottobock C-Brace Orthotronic Mobility System. For people used to locked knee braces and traditional KAFOs, the Orthotronic provides a welcome improvement …

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