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Prosthetic Suspension Applications

September 16, 2020

Prosthetic Suspension Applications To be suspended means to hang from something else, and when it comes to prosthetics, the term stays true to its original meaning. To help overcome the …

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Multiple Sclerosis is a disease in which the body’s immune system eats away the protective covering of nerves, causing interruption between nerves and the brain and ultimately …

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Lumbar Spine

Lumbar Spine The lumbar spine -also known as the “lumbar vertebrae”- is a collection of bones located within the lower back, just underneath the thoracic spine. The primary function of …

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Fabrication At MCOP, our mission is to empower amputees to #MoveForward by fabricating the most advanced, durable, and dependable orthotic and prosthetic devices on the market. As a result, we …

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Edema Edema is a swelling that occurs in any part of the body’s tissues – in fact, the word “edema” itself is the medical term for swelling. This unpleasant form …

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Dystrophy The medical term “dystrophy” can refer to “various unrelated, noninfectious, often genetic disorders characterized by progressive deterioration or structural alteration of a body part.” In other words, it is …

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