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Alltech Helps at Wounded Warrior Race with George W. Bush

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Alltech In the News |

Alltech Helps at Wounded Warrior Race with George W. Bush

For three years now, about 20 servicemen and women wounded in the global war on terror join with President George W. Bush for an annual 100-kilometer mountain bike ride. Th is year, Alltech O&P Services was asked to attend as the only prosthetics company to take part in the event.  Owner of Alltech O&P Services Jory DeLeon said it was an honor.  “We were asked to attend by Pam Jackson, who was in charge of mechanic support for the race,” DeLeon said. “She wanted us to be there in case...

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Alltech Offers Monthly Clinic for Amputees

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Alltech In the News |

Alltech Offers Monthly Clinic for Amputees

Alltech Orthotics & Prosthetics announces they’ll be offering a monthly clinic to amputees to offer assistance in their medical care and rehabilitation. April DeLeon, who is one of the owners of Alltech O&P Services, says they are excited to offer this much needed service to amputees, whether they had their amputation years ago or recently. “Amputees at any stage of their rehabilitation are encouraged to attend any of these monthly clinics,” DeLeon said. “The clinics are devoted to...

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Limb Attachment Alternative Finally Coming to U.S.

Posted by on Sep 12, 2013 in General |

Limb Attachment Alternative Finally Coming to U.S.

Osseointegration for Prosthetic Limb Attachment Of the various ingredients that comprise a current-generation prosthetic limb, the point of connection to the human anatomy, the socket, is often considered the most problematic.  Various issues involving the residual limb — skin infections and ulcerations, volume changes, perspiration, skin grafts, scarring, a short limb remnant and abnormal bone formation near the amputation site — present significant challenges to a positive outcome. ...

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Diabetic Foot Wound Care Goes Digital

Posted by on Aug 29, 2013 in General |

Diabetic Foot Wound Care Goes Digital

PressureGuardian™ Tracks Diabetic Foot Wound Care with Your Smartphone Digital technology, already revolutionizing health care around the world, is poised to transform diabetic foot wound management as well. Individuals with diabetes experience a much higher risk of lower-limb amputation than non-diabetics, and a large majority of those amputations are preceded by a non-healing foot ulcer. Once an ulceration develops in an insensate foot, a frequent response is to provide a custom ankle-foot...

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New Documentation Requirements for Thoracic Lumbar Sacral Orthoses

Posted by on Aug 15, 2013 in General |

New Documentation Requirements for Thoracic Lumbar Sacral Orthoses

CMS Now Requires ‘Doc’-umentation For TLSOs as Well First lower-limb prostheses, now spinal braces. We have been advised that effective Jan. 1, 2013 the CMS physician documentation standards for justifying medical necessity of lower-extremity prosthetic limbs adopted in 2011 have been extended to thoracic lumbar sacral orthoses (TLSOs). That means that to qualify for Medicare reimbursement, all TLSO prescriptions must be supported by detailed notations in the physician’s chart establishing...

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