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Some Common Conditions

In the past, we’ve talked about a lot of the philosophies and services that make us one of the best local sources for orthotics, prosthetics and other related products and gear. Today, let’s talk about some of the conditions that we help to treat in managing care plans and promoting good health outcomes for the […]

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What You Need To Know About Drop Foot

During the rehabilitation process, the effects that a stroke or spinal conditions will become more evident. One of the main problems that these conditions can cause is a lack of mobility. People who have experienced a stroke will generally experience gait changes and joint stress during the recovery process. Over 795,000 people have a stroke […]

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Children’s Toe Walking Braces

In many orthopedic situations, you’re dealing with an improper or uneven gait and using specific tools and resources to correct it. One of these types of situations is where children engage in toe walking, which puts uneven pressure on part of the foot. You may hear about this from a family doctor or elsewhere, and […]

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How The Right Prosthetic Device Can Improve Your Quality of Life

Throughout the course of your life, you will experience a number of adversities. How you react to these adverse events will dictate your happiness. Losing a limb is perhaps one of the most traumatic experiences a person can have. Over 185,000 people in the United States experience the pain of losing a limb every year.  […]

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Top Benefits of Custom Orthotics for Athletes

Athletes around the world are loved for their physical talents, hard work, discipline, and other skills that allow them to perform their best. However, despite their physical achievements, they might need assistance with their feet.  One of these is wearing custom orthotics. Custom orthotics are mainly shoe inserts that are specifically designed for a person’s […]

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Home Modifications Recent Amputees Might Need To Make

Dealing with the curveballs that life can throw is not always easy. One of the most life-changing experiences a person can encounter is having a limb amputated. Each year, over 185,000 Americans have their lives changed due to amputation. Once you have gotten over the initial shock of going through this experience, you will have […]

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Tips For Preventing Blisters from Your New Prosthesis

Losing a limb can be a very scary and life-changing experience. Over 185,000 people experience a lower extremity amputation every year. In the days, weeks and months following this amputation, you will need to adapt to the new reality of living life without the use of your leg or foot. One of the best ways […]

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Benefits of Wearing Custom Orthotics

Orthotics are devices designed to support and aid stressed areas on the feet when walking or exercising. These devices come in various forms and shapes, ranging from simple generic shoe inserts to 3D-modeled and custom printed devices tailored specifically for your needs. While custom orthotics can be expensive, they are vastly superior to the generic […]

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Three Secondary Complications Of Diabetes And Their Effects

Let’s face it – diabetes is an epidemic in America. Millions of Americans deal with this chronic condition and its sometimes debilitating symptoms and complications. We know that all too well because at Firstcare Orthopedics, where we innovate the treatment of various orthopedic conditions and provide treatments and devices, we see the effects of diabetes […]

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The Thinnest Fix

Many people tend to think about orthopedics as the world of bionic hands and legs that, as a set of “bionic” solutions, attach prosthetics to amputations or poorly developed limbs. However, that’s not really the entire picture. Many millions more patients have conditions that can be solved by simple, small and incremental fixes. That may […]

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