O&P Aids Katrina Survivors - December 2005

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Feature

O&P Community Rallies Support for Katrina Victims
By Sherry Metzger, MS


In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, many in the O&P field have offered financial assistance, support, and relief to the victims of what has been called the greatest natural disaster the US has ever faced.

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Feature

Prosthetist/Orthotist Rescues Animals from Katrina Disaster
By Sherry Metzger, MS


A well-known member of the O&P community, Ronnie Graves, CO, BOCPO, LPO, RTP, heroically assisted in the rescue of hundreds of animals in Mississippi.

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Stepping Out

Pedorthics: Helping People Get Back to Work
By Miki Fairley


Not every pedorthist faces a first-time workers-compensation case like this one!

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Industry Leader

Karl Fillauer: Passionate about O&P
By Jodi Mills


From left: Michael, CPO; Karl, CPO, FAAOP; the late Carlton, CPO; and David, CPO. The Fillauer Companies have a longhistory of success in O&P. A collection of companies with veryspecific goals which they work daily to reach, The FillauerCompanies...

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Industry Insight

Hans Richard Lehneis, PhD, CPO, Passes


An icon in the orthotics and prostheticsprofession, Hans Richard Lehneis, PhD, CPO, died October 15 at age72. As director of the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine,New York, New York, through most of his career, he touched andinfluenced cou...

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Got FAQs?

Got FAQs?
By Lisa Lake-Salmon


The future of your practice depends onknowledgeable billing and collection information. Understanding thefull aspect of billing guidelines and procedures will effectivelyincrease your reimbursement. This informative column will helpproviders and t...

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Profile

Luci Busch, RTP


Luci Busch, RTP Dayton Artificial Limb Clinic Dayton, Ohio If you could practice anywhere in the world, wherewould you go? Why? Dayton, Ohio, because of the relationships I have establishedwith the patients entrusted to my care.

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Perspective

Please Don’t Shoot the Messenger
By John Latsko


I have been asked to write the last Perspective editorial of 2005. What have others writtenduring the year? Each editorial was an excellent presentation on avery important subject with a common theme.

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Viewpoint

From the Editor: New Managing Editor Joins The EDGE


Miki Fairley Tina Eichner, managing editor, joins TheO&P ED GE this month from the wireless industry. Shepreviously was managing editor of RCR Wireless News, a weekly tradepublication of Crain Communications Inc. "After ten years in the wireless...

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