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

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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MCOP’s Art Molnar Honored as Hero of Military Medicine

May 20, 2016 Category: Company News, Military Prosthetics

MCOP is proud to announce that on May 5, 2016, Art Molnar (CPO), Clinical Manager of Military Care, was honored with the title ‘Hero of Military Medicine’. The awards were …

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Research & Education Day for Amputees

November 17, 2014 Category: Technology

Research & Education Open House this Thursday 11/20! Come join MCOP and Walter Reed Bethesda this Thursday to learn about the next generation of prosthetic limbs, common types of amputation …

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Ossur Unity Vacuum System

August 20, 2013 Category: Technology

At MCOP, we have been working with vacuum suspension systems increasingly over the past 2 years. During this time, we have applied several vacuum systems to address the varying needs …

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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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