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Summer Tips for Scoliosis Bracing

Summer is here, and the hot, humid weather combined with extended outdoor playtime and activities can pose challenges for children who wear a scoliosis brace. To help, we have gathered some useful tips from trusted sources to assist parents, caregive...

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March is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month

In recognition of Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, Union Orthotics & Prosthetics Co. is going green and raising awareness by sharing a wide spectrum of online resources designed to provide guidance, education, and support for those who are living ...

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Helpful Winter Tips for Prosthetic Users

Winter can be challenging for prosthetic users due to the cold weather, snow, and ice. The freezing temperatures can cause limb discomfort and affect the fit of prosthetic devices and slippery winter weather conditions can make it dangerous for trave...

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Bracing for Back to School

Tips to making the school year a little easier while wearing an orthotic back brace. Summer is over, which means it’s school time. This can be just as scary as it is exciting when you have a back brace. Here are a few tips from Annabelle Smith...

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Let’s Bark It Up for National Dog Day!

Did you know that there is a National Dog Day, and it is celebrated every year on August 26th? Well, it's true and with almost 45% of U.S. households owning dogs, there will be a whole lot of barking going on at the end of the month. We would like t...

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Summer Tips for Amputees

Summer is here which means hot, humid weather and an abundance of outdoor activities.  This time of year, definitely poses a few unique challenges for amputees, so to help you cope with the challenges of extreme heat, beach sand and pool, ocean ...

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