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TABLE OF CONTENTS 2 WELCOME

15 SPECIAL EVENTS

3 GENERAL INFORMATION

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3 AOPA Antitrust Compliance Policy 4 Code of Conduct 5 Badges and Tickets 5 Business Center 6 Continuing Education (CE) Credits 7 Exhibit Hall Credits 7 Exhibit Hall Hours 7 Food and Beverage 7 Guests 8 Information Desk 8 Location of Events 8 Lost And Found 8 Membership Information 8 Message Center 8 National Assembly App 9 O&P Almanac 9 Registration Hours 9 Speaker Ready Room SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Award Winners 10 Lifetime Achievement Award 10 Howard R. Thranhardt 2021 Award 10 Sam E. Hamontree Nominees 10 Edwin and Kathryn Arbogast Award 10 Otto and Lucille Becker Award 12 Board of Directors 12 Planning Committee 13 AOPA Staff 13 O&P Almanac

Certificate in O&P Business Management Professional Women in O&P—Celebrating Success Welcome to Boston Celebration Thranhardt Celebration O&P PAC Reception

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 17 Wednesday 17 Registration 17 Exhibitor Set up 18 Thursday 20 Education 20 Certificate in O&P Business Management 20 Manufacturers’ Workshops 21 Professional Women of O&P—Celebrating Success 23 Welcome to Boston Reception 24 Friday 25 Education 25 General Session & Opening Keynote 26 Howard R. Thranhardt 25th Anniversary Celebration & Luncheon 27 O&P PAC Reception 28 Saturday 29 Education 29 AOPA Membership Meeting 29 General Session 30 Sam E. Hamontree Lectures 34 Poster Session 36 VIRTUAL PROGRAM 40 EXHIBITION

14 GETTING AROUND

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WELCOME

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE 2021 On behalf of the AOPA Board, Assembly Planning Committee, and staff it is my pleasure to welcome you to Boston for the 2021 National Assembly. It is wonderful to be together, in-person for the first time in almost two years. Over the next several days, we will spend time rebuilding, reconnecting, and reuniting so we can return to our businesses recharged and refocused. This year, the Assembly will provide you the best in clinical, business, and technical education and insights as well as the latest technologies and services brought to you by our supplier or manufacturer members. On Thursday evening, we will kick it off with our Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall. This is a great opportunity to network with colleagues new and old and meet with our supplier members and other exhibitors. Then, join us Friday morning for two engaging general sessions. During the first one, you’ll hear from Former Congressman Erik Paulsen and Nicole Ver Kuilen. Congressman Paulsen represented Minnesota’s Third Congressional District from 2009—2019 and is currently a Strategic Consultant at Total Spectrum. Nicole, ROMP’s Associate Director of Development and founder of the nonprofit advocacy organization, “Forrest Stump,” lost her leg to bone cancer at age 10 and since has been a voice for better rights for amputees and access to the technology and care they need to live their best lives. She just completed a 1,500 mile triathlon and summited one of South America’s toughest peaks to raise awareness on the inequities amputees face. Together they will share how we can be stronger together when we leverage advocacy, innovation, and our stories. Following this, Chad Duncan, PhD, CPO, CRC, Veronica Womack, PhD, and Karen Edwards will speak on how “Awareness Drives Change: Recognizing Microaggressions and Biases in O&P”. Walk away being able to recognize, prevent, and intervene on these cognitions and behaviors and be better positioned to create inclusive and authentic interactions in O&P environments. And, this year, you won’t want to miss the Thranhardt Lecture series as we celebrate 25 years of excellence in clinical research with a luncheon on Friday where we honor the 121 past recipients and hear from this year’s winners. Once again, the Assembly is full of the finest education, best practices, and latest regulatory and legislative developments that advance our profession as well as strategies for your business. Customize your schedule to learn about policies that will grow your business and create a positive work environment; hear the latest on clinical care for those living with limb loss and limb impairment; and explore state of the art technologies to learn how to incorporate them into your practice. Don’t forget, this year the education (including some not available live) will be available on the virtual platform for 90 days starting September 16. Thank you for joining us; we truly are stronger together. Sincerely, Traci Dralle, CFm President, AOPA

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GENERAL INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION AOPA ANTITRUST COMPLIANCE POLICY

AOPA has a policy of strict compliance with federal and state antitrust laws which serve to prohibit agreements, combinations and conspiracies in restraint of trade. Attendees at the AOPA National Assembly should avoid discussing certain subjects when they are together at any formal or informal gathering. The following guidelines are to be adhered to at all times during the Assembly:

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DO NOT discuss prices, fees or rates, or features that can impact prices such as discounts, costs, terms and conditions of sale, warranties, or profit margins. DO NOT agree with competitors as to uniform terms of sale, warranties or contract provisions. DO NOT exchange data concerning fees, prices, production, sales, bids, costs, customer credit, or other business practices. DO NOT agree with competitors to divide up customers, markets or territories. DO NOT agree with competitors not to deal with certain suppliers or others.

• DO NOT try to prevent a supplier from selling to your competitor(s). • DO NOT discuss your customers with your competitors. • DO leave any meeting (formal or informal) where improper subjects are being discussed. Tell everyone why you are leaving.

Any questions about AOPA’s antitrust policy should be directed to AOPA’s Executive Director.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

AOPA MEETINGS CODE OF CONDUCT

The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) is committed to providing a safe and welcoming environment for all meeting participants and AOPA staff. Attendees are expected to treat everyone with respect and to be considerate of the multitude of views and opinions that are different than their own. Accordingly, all participants, including but not limited to attendees, speakers, volunteers, exhibitors, staff and others (“Participants”) are expected to abide by the Meetings & Conferences Code of Conduct (this “Code”). AOPA has a zero-tolerance for any form of discrimination or harassment, including but not limited to sexual harassment by Participants at our meetings. Set forth below are examples of conduct that will not be condoned at any AOPA event:

• Discrimination, in any form, based on gender, gender • •

identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, physical appearance, age, race, religion, or national origin. Physical or verbal abuse of any meeting Participant. Sustained or disrespectful disruption of presentations or meetings.

• Harassment, sexual harassment, bullying or intimidation

This Code applies to all conduct that occurs at AOPA meeting venues, including ancillary events and social gatherings, whether officially sponsored by AOPA or not. If you experience harassment or hear of any incidents of unacceptable behavior, AOPA asks that you promptly inform an AOPA staff member so that appropriate action can be taken. Your report will be taken seriously. Confidentiality will be maintained during the investigation to the extent possible without jeopardizing the thoroughness of the investigation. After considering the available information, AOPA leadership or their designees will take any action deemed necessary and appropriate.

Consequences may include, but are not limited to, warnings, immediate removal from the meeting without warning or refund, and/or exclusion from any future AOPA meeting or event.

in any form, including any verbal, written (including texts and postings on social media), or physical conduct designed to threaten, intimidate, humiliate or coerce another Participant. Unwelcome sexual attention, including but not limited to sexualized comments or jokes, displaying sexually explicit material, inappropriate or unwelcome touching, groping or sexual advances.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

BADGES AND TICKETS

Badges must be worn to all functions. Your badge is your pass to the Exhibit Hall and the education sessions. It also ensures that you are able to greet and be greeted by name by your colleagues and friends. Unless noted otherwise, optional events require tickets. Please remember to bring your tickets with you to the event. If you ordered tickets with your advance registration, you will find them with your badge. If you are missing tickets, please go to registration for verification and replacement. There will be a $50 fee for the replacement of a lost badge.

Please be reassured that the safety and health of attendees is of the utmost importance to us and all decisions were made with this is mind. Onsite, we will be following all Centers for Disease Control and Massachusetts Convention Center Authority protocols. Given the changing nature of these, the exact protocols could not be included here. Please refer to the signage, Assembly app, and other notifications for the required protocols.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics (ABC) has approved a total of 22.25 continuing education (CE) credits for the in-person component of the 2021 AOPA National Assembly and the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has approved 25.75 CE Credits. Additionally, Full Conference attendees have access to the virtual component of the National Assembly which provides and additional CE Credits.

Generally, one credit is awarded per session hour. Specific rules apply to specific disciplines. Exhibit Hall credits are available by completing the Exhibits Passbook or exhibit hall forms available from ABC and BOC. Representatives from ABC and BOC will be available during the National Assembly to answer your questions. For the Boston component, since programs run concurrently, you will only be able to earn credits for the programs that you attend. AOPA will be tracking all credits electronically during the National Assembly. To receive credit, please scan your badge at the beginning of each session. Please note that your National Assembly badge may be scanned at only one concurrent session at a time. Those scanning at multiple concurrent sessions will not receive credit. Full-conference registrants will receive a certificate of attendance. You will also find exhibit hall credit forms in your meeting attaché bag. -USE

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GENERAL INFORMATION

EXHIBIT HALL CREDITS

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ABC certified practitioners can earn (3) three Exhibit Hall CE credits and BOC certified practitioners can earn up to five (5) Exhibit Hall CE credits by completing the Exhibits Passbook or appropriate CE Credit Form. To receive credit, you must submit the completed Exhibits Passbook or an application with the required documentation directly to your certifying board or drop off at the AOPA booth (located adjacent to registration in Hall C). The Exhibits Passbook will be provided to you at registration and the applications will be provided in your meeting attaché bag.

Complimentary breakfasts and lunches are available for Full Conference meeting attendees. Your lunch tickets for Friday and Saturday are included with your Full Conference badge. Be sure to bring your ticket with you each day. Lunch will be served as part of the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Thranhardt Award on Friday and in the Exhibit Hall on Saturday. Breakfast will be served on Friday and Saturday in conjunction with the General Sessions and tickets are not needed. Check the Program Overview for exact times.

EXHIBIT HALL HOURS

GUESTS

THURSDAY September 9

5:30 – 7:30 PM

FRIDAY September 10

1:30 – 6:00 PM

SATURDAY September 11

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Welcome to Boston Celebration

Please do not ask those who are not registered for the National Assembly to meet you in the Exhibit Hall. They will not be permitted to enter without a badge. No exceptions will be made. Use the registration area as your meeting point.

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GENERAL INFORMATION

INFORMATION DESK

Staff members are available to help you with directions, to answer questions or to address concerns. If you have questions on any aspect of the meeting, whether it is the location of an education program or a question about earning continuing education (CE) credits, stop by the Information Desk located near Registration in the Hynes Convention Center, Level 2, Hall C.

LOCATION OF EVENTS

Most AOPA National Assembly events will be held at the Hynes Convention Center, including concurrent education, general sessions and the exhibit hall. Manufacturers Workshops and the O&P PAC Reception will be held at the Sheraton. There is an access door between the Sheraton and the Hynes Convention Center located in Hall C of the Hynes and Level 3 of the Sheraton across from the Kent room.

LOST AND FOUND

The AOPA National Assembly registration desk will serve as the drop-off and pick-up point for all lost and found items.

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

Want to become an AOPA member or renew your membership? Stop by the AOPA booth located adjacent to the registration area and speak with a staff member.

MESSAGE CENTER

A message board is available in the registration area. You may leave messages for other attendees, post resumes, job announcements, and for sale notices. You may also use the AOPA Assembly 2021 app, to communicate with other attendees.

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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY APP Use your smart phone to navigate the National Assembly. Download the “AOPA Assembly 2021” App on your iPhone, Android or iPad to: Easily view the agenda and set up your own personal schedule

• View descriptions of each session • Vote for Hamontree contenders • Interact with colleagues • Search for speakers and specific topics • Navigate the Exhibit Hall • Learn about the speakers Download the “AOPA Assembly 2021” App to review session descriptions, maps and exhibitor details.


GENERAL INFORMATION

REGISTRATION HOURS

The National Assembly onsite registration will take place in the Hynes Convention Center, Level 2, Hall C. Badges and regis­tration materials will be available for pick up during the following dates and time: WEDNESDAY September 8

Noon – 5:00 PM

THURSDAY September 9

7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

FRIDAY September 10

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

SATURDAY September 11

7:00 AM – 2:00 PM

SPEAKER READY ROOM

O&P ALMANAC

The O&P Almanac is the official magazine of the 2021 AOPA National Assembly. Look for your complimentary copy in your meeting attaché bag. Attendees interested in subscriptions, editorial or general information about AOPA publications are encouraged to stop by the AOPA booth in the registration area.

Need a little more time to prepare for your presentation? Speakers and presenters are encouraged to use our Speaker Ready Room, located in Room 209 of the Hynes Convention Center on Level 2. This room will be equipped with a full complement of audio-visual equipment. The Speaker Ready Room will be open: THURSDAY September 9

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

FRIDAY September 10

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

SATURDAY September 11

7:00 AM – 2:00 PM

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SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGMENTS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Each year the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association presents the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. This honor is bestowed on individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of orthotics and prosthetics. The AOPA Board of Directors is proud to name Brad Ruhl as the recipient of the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award. Join O&P professionals as AOPA presents the award during the General Session and Membership Meeting on Saturday, September 11, from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

HOWARD R. THRANHARDT AWARD Celebrating 25 Years

Hear the two abstracts selected as the awardwinning “Best of Show” Thranhardt Lectures during the 25th Anniversary Celebration on Friday, September 10, 2021 at Noon ET. The celebration will include recognition of past winners, plated luncheon, and the 2021 award presentations. The award stemmed from an endowment by the Hanger Southeast Company in recognition of Howard Thranhardt who was a lifelong learner and dedicated to the scientific advancement of O&P.

2021 Award Winners:

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STUDENT POSTER AWARDS

The EDWIN AND KATHRYN ARBOGAST AWARD and the OTTO AND LUCILLE BECKER AWARD will honor two meritorious scientific papers submitted for presentation as a poster at the 2021 National Assembly by a student or resident. The purpose of these awards is to encourage students and residents to share their research through outstanding poster presentations. Join O&P professionals as AOPA presents the award during the General Session and Membership Meeting on Saturday, September 11, from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

• The Effect of Microprocessor Controlled Exo-Prosthetic Knees •

on Limited Community Ambulators: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (C3A), Andreas Hahn, PhD, MSc Treatment Parameters for the UCSF Pectus Carinatum Orthosis: A Pilot Study (C3B), Chrysta Irolla, MS, MSPO, CPO and Emily Nelson, MSE, MSOP, CP

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THE SAM E. HAMONTREE, CP(E), BUSINESS EDUCATION AWARD

The Sam E. Hamontree, CP(E), Business Education Award was created to recognize the best business education paper, idea and/or proposal submitted for presentation. This award is a counterpart to the Thranhardt Award given each year to the best clinical abstract(s). Presentations by the 2021 Hamontree Award contenders are scheduled for Friday, September 10, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. The audience will be invited to cast their vote for the award winner in the Assembly App. 2021 Sam E. Hamontree Award Nominees:

• Technology Readiness for Orthotists and Prosthetists (B4A), Gerald Stark, PhD, MSEM, CPO, LPO, FAAOP(D) • Adverse Outcomes Audit: Using Simplified Six Sigma as a Loss Control Measure (B4B), Rebecca Snell • Evidence-Based Practice: Make It a Business Opportunity! (B4C), Andreas Kannenberg, MD (GER), PhD

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THE EDWIN AND KATHRYN ARBOGAST AWARD The Edwin and Kathryn Arbogast Award will be presented for the best prosthetic abstract submitted for a poster presentation.

• Scoping Review of Mechanical Testing of

The Structural and Functional Properties of Lower Limb Prosthetic Sockets, Gila Baer, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

THE OTTO AND LUCILLE BECKER AWARD The Otto and Lucille Becker Award will be presented for the best orthotic abstract submitted for a poster presentation.

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SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

AOPA Board of Directors Executive Committee Traci Dralle, CFm, President Jeffrey Lutz, CPO, Immediate Past President David McGill, President-Elect Terri Kuffel, JD, Vice President Rick Riley, Treasurer Directors Jeffrey Brandt, CPO Mitchell Dobson, CPO Elizabeth Ginzel, MHA, CPO Kimberly Hanson John “Mo” Kenney, CPO, FAAOP Linda Wise Shane Wurdeman, PhD, CP, FAAOP (D) James Young, Jr., LP, CP, FAAOP Eve Lee, MBA, CAE, Executive Director/Secretary

2021 AOPA National Assembly Planning Committee Teri Kuffel, JD, Co-Chair

Andreas Kannenberg, MD, PhD

Rick Riley, Co-Chair

Joanna Kenton, CPO, LPO, FAAOP

Brock Berta, MBA, CPC-A

Tyler Klenow, MBA, CPO, LPO, FAAOP

Nina Bondre, CPO, FAAOP

Charles Kuffel, MSM, CPO, LPO, FAAOP

Christina Cox Traci Dralle, CFm

Jeffrey Lutz, CPO

Chad Duncan, PhD, CPO

Brad Mattear, LO, CPA, CFo

Jeff Erenstone, CPO Elizabeth Ginzel, MHA, CPO, LPO Kimberly Hanson Adrienne Hill, CPO Rakesh Jain, CPO, LPO Erick Janisse, CPed, CO Dennis Janisse, CPed

Joyce Perrone Amandi Rhett, MS, CPO, LPO Kristen Tosi Amy Wheeler Linda Wise James Young, CP, FAAOP

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SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

AOPA Staff Eve Lee, MBA, CAE, Executive Director Kristen Bean, Membership and Meetings Coordinator Devon Bernard, Assistant Director of Coding and Reimbursement Services, Education and Programming Joy Burwell, Director of Communications and Membership

Eve Lee, MBA, CAE, Executive Director and Publisher

Tina Carlson, CMP, Senior Director of Education and Meetings Betty Leppin, Sr. Manager of Member Services Joseph McTernan, Director of Coding and Reimbursement Services, Education and Programming Sam Miller, Manager for Federal & State Advocacy Kelly O’Neill, CEM, Manager of Membership and Meetings Ashlie White, Director of Health Policy and Strategic Alliances

O&P Almanac

Josephine Rossi, Editor Catherine Marinoff, Art Director Bob Heiman, Director of Sales Christine Umbrell, Editorial, Production Associate and Contributing Writer

Akilah Williams, MBA, SHRM-CP, Sr. Manager for Finance, Operations, and HR

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GETTING AROUND

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SPECIAL EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS THURSDAY

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Certificate in O&P Business Management Beacon A, Sheraton Level 3 | 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Certificate in O&P Business Management hosted by the University of Hartford. Separate registration and fee required. Financial Business Management in O&P (B1) AOPA has partnered with the University of Hartford to offer a new and improved Business Certificate Program to meet the needs of today’s O&P professionals. Whether you are a practitioner who is interested in moving into a management position or an owner or manager who wants to refresh their business skills—this program is for you. With over 100 years of service to the O&P profession, AOPA is the natural partner to provide high-quality and relevant business education to the O&P community. By completing four core courses and four elective courses (and passing the accompanying quizzes) you will earn your Certificate in O&P Business Management from AOPA and the University of Hartford. For more information about the program, please visit www.AOPAnet.org.

Professional Women in O&P— Celebrating Success

Room 206, Hynes, Level 2 | 12:30 – 1:30 PM Women registering for the 2021 National Assembly are invited to a special event acknowledging the contributions and advancements of women in O&P. The program offers women a casual opportunity to network and learn from other successful female professionals, celebrate landmark achievements, leadership, and discuss the future of women in the industry. Lunch will be served. Space is limited. There is no cost to participate, however a ticket is required.

Welcome to Boston Celebration Hall D, Hynes Level 2 | 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Don’t miss the fun opening reception as exhibitors welcome you to the National Assembly “Boston Style.” Enjoy refreshments, peruse the Exhibit Hall, and meet up with your friends and colleagues. For more fun and CE Credits, participate in the Exhibit Hall Passbook to win great prizes. The Welcome Celebration is included in your full conference registration. Guest tickets are available for purchase.

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SPECIAL EVENTS

FRIDAY

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Thranhardt Celebration

O&P PAC Reception

Auditorium, Hynes Level 2 | Noon – 1:30 PM This year, in addition to congratulating our “Best of Show” Thranhardt Lecture Award Winners, we are also celebrating 25 years of the Thranhardt award, stellar research and the 100+ past winners. AOPA is honored to have your participation in the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Howard R. Thranhardt Award. Over the 25-year history, the Thranhardt award has been given to over 100 researchers in O&P. The award stemmed from an endowment by the Hanger Southeast Company in recognition of Howard Thranhardt who was a lifelong learner and dedicated to the scientific advancement of O&P. The celebration will include recognition of past winners, plated luncheon and the 2021 award presentations. We hope you will join us. When: Friday, September 10, 2021 at Noon ET

Commonwealth, Sheraton Level 3 6:00 – 7:00 PM As a thank you, O&P PAC donors are invited to a private reception to celebrate their advocacy efforts. Hear from Washington insider Jane Lucas who will share her insights into how policy is made based on her roles in the Administration, Congress, and as a lobbyist. Donors will also enjoy refreshments, networking, and the opportunity to win prizes.

Where: Auditorium, Level 2, Hynes Convention Center

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WEDNESDAY

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WEDNESDAY SCHEDULE

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WEDNESDAY

09 | 08 | 2021

Noon – 5:00 PM Noon – 5:00 PM Noon – 5:00 PM

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Hall C, Hynes, Level 2

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Hall D, Hynes, Level 2

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THURSDAY OVERVIEW SEPTEMBER 9

Registration and Info Desk are open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Hall C, Hynes Level 2.

HYNES EXHIBIT HALL

SHERATON BEACON HAMPTON GARDNER FAIRFAX A AB A

FAIRFAX B

7 AM

BEACON D

BEACON E

BEACON BERKLEY CLARENDON DALTON F AB AB AB

Coffee Service

Manufacturers Workshop 7:00 - 8:00 AM | Sheraton Level 3

10 AM

11 AM

Noon

1 PM

2 PM

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM HALL D, LEVEL 2

Presented by the University of Hartford | Beacon A, Sheraton, Level 3 | 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM | P.20

9 AM

Exhibit Setup

Certificate In O&P Business Management Programming Financial Management for O&P Professionals

8 AM

MWA-1

MWA-2

MWA-3

MWA-4

MWA-5

MWA-6

MWA-7

MWA-8

MWA-9

MWB-1

MWB-2

MWB-3

MWB-4

MWB-5

MWB-6

MWB-7

MWB-8

MWB-9

P.20

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P.21

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MWB-10 P.21

Professional Women in O&P – Celebrating Success

Lunch on Your Own

Room 206, Hynes, Level 2 | P.21

Concessions Available, Registration Area

12:30 – 1:30 PM

12:30 – 1:30 PM

MWC-1

MWC-2

MWC-3

MWC-4

MWC-5

MWC-6

MWC-7

MWC-8

MWC-9

MWC-10

MWD-1

MWD-2

MWD-3

MWD-4

MWD-5

MWD-6

MWD-7

MWD-8

MWD-9

MWD-10

P.22

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3 PM

4 PM P.23

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5 PM

6 PM

Welcome to Boston Celebration 5:30 – 7:30 PM

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THURSDAY

THURSDAY SCHEDULE THURSDAY 7:00 – 8:00 AM

Download the “AOPA Assembly 2021” App to review session descriptions, maps and exhibitor details.

09 | 09 | 2021

Coffee Service Manufacturers Workshop Sheraton Level 3

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Speaker Ready Room

7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Registration Open

7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Information Desk Open

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Exhibitor Set up

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

CERTIFICATE IN O&P BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, CORE COURSE Financial Management for O&P Professionals, Presented by the University of Hartford

Room 209, Hynes Level 2 Hall C, Hynes Level 2 Hall C, Hynes Level 2 Hall D, Hynes Level 2

John Thomson, MBA Beacon A, Sheraton Level 3 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM Full descriptions of each workshop are available in the Assembly App.

Manufacturers’ Workshops–Tier A MWA-1 Lower Extremity Product Selection Guidelines for Children with Neuromuscular Disorders Allard USA Hampton, Sheraton Level 3 MWA-2 Patient Evaluation using the Becker GEO Method Becker Orthopedic Appliance Co. Gardner AB, Sheraton Level 3 MWA-3 Go Beyond. Go META™. WillowWood’s Transformational Line of High Activity Feet WillowWood Fairfax A, Sheraton Level 3 MWA-4 Help! Which Custom AFO Will Be The Better Option? Orthotic Holdings OHI Fairfax B, Sheraton Level 3 MWA-5 Augmented Stability Integrating Kenevo MPK, Kintrol Hydraulic Foot, and Varos Socket Technology by Ottobock Ottobock Beacon D, Sheraton Level 3 MWA-6 Your CAD/CAM Solution Rodin 4D Beacon E, Sheraton Level 3 MWA-7 Advanced Methodologies of Full-Time Scoliosis Spinal Technology Inc. Beacon F, Sheraton Level 3 MWA-8 Achieving Successful Outcomes with Naked Prosthetics’ Body-Driven Devices Naked Prosthetics Berkley AB, Sheraton Level 3 MWA-9 Introduction to Innovative and Multiplanar Controlled Carbon Fiber AFO Clinical Solutions: The Elevate Dynamics AFO1 Product Line SPS & Elevate Dynamics Clarendon AB, Sheraton Level 3

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THURSDAY

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Manufacturers’ Workshops–Tier B Full descriptions of each workshop are available in the Assembly App.

MWB-1 Troubleshooting and Prolonging the Life of Your Carbon Composite AFO Allard USA Hampton, Sheraton Level 3 MWB-2 Socket Selection Criteria and Alignment Considerations Alps South LLC Gardner AB, Sheraton Level 3 MWB-3 Gait Biomechanics and Fittings of the Guardian, Victor, and Capital Knees College Park Industries Fairfax A, Sheraton Level 3 MWB-4 Critical Assessment of Infant Head Shapes for CRO Designs and Treatment Programs Orthomerica Products Inc. Fairfax B, Sheraton Level 3 MWB-5 Digital to Walk: Building a Complete Leg Prosthesis Using Ottobock’s New Scan-to-Print Technology Ottobock Beacon D, Sheraton Level 3 MWB-6 Progressive Solutions for the Low Active Population Össur Americas Inc. Beacon E, Sheraton Level 3 MWB-7 Vorum: Your SurePath to Modernizing Your O&P Practice Vorum Beacon F, Sheraton Level 3 MWB-8 SpryStep KAFO: Achieving Biomechanical Objectives and Clinical Aims Townsend Design (Thuasne USA) Berkley AB, Sheraton Level 3 MWB-9 Introducing the NEW Freedom Quattro Microprocessor Knee by PROTEOR PROTEOR USA Clarendon AB, Sheraton Level 3 MWB-10 The Keys to Building Your Pediatric Business and How Surestep Can Help You Get Those Keys SureStep Dalton AB, Sheraton Level 3

11:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Concession Stand Open

12:30 – 1:30 PM

Lunch on own

12:30 – 1:30 PM

Women in O&P Event

Hall C, Hynes, Level 2

Room 206, Hynes, Level 2

Professional Women of O&P—Celebrating Success

Space is limited, RSVP required Women registering for the 2021 National Assembly are invited to a special event acknowledging the contributions and advancements of women in O&P. The program offers women a casual opportunity to network and learn from other successful female professionals, celebrate landmark achievements, leadership, and discuss the future of women in the industry. Lunch will be served. Space is limited. There is no cost to participate, however a ticket is required.

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THURSDAY

1:30 – 3:30 PM Full descriptions of each workshop are available in the Assembly App.

Manufacturers’ Workshops–Tier C MWC-1 iFIT Transtibial Workshop—Scientific Rationale Behind the Immediate Fit Prosthetic and the Latest Innovations Allard USA Hampton, Sheraton Level 3 MWC-2 TASKA HandGen2 Introduction and Training Fillauer Gardner AB, Sheraton Level 3 MWC-3 Tips and Tools for Accreditation Success American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC) Fairfax A, Sheraton Level 3 MWC-4 Blatchford Presents The Next Generation Integrated Limb System: LinxV2 Blatchford Inc. Fairfax B, Sheraton Level 3 MWC-5 Digital to Walk: Using the Latest Digital Tools and Products from Ottobock to Optimize Outcomes for Orthotic and Prosthetic Patients Ottobock Beacon D, Sheraton Level 3 MWC-6 Real-time Clinical Experience with Coapt Complete Control® Pattern Recognition for Upper Extremity Prosthesis Users and Clinicians Coapt Beacon E, Sheraton Level 3 MWC-7 How To Scan For AFOs Using The Latest Foot Fixture and Your iPhone: A Complete Digital Instructional Session Comb O&P Beacon F, Sheraton Level 3 MWC-8 Introducing GripLock Finger: Our First Metacarpal Solution Naked Prosthetics Berkley AB, Sheraton Level 3 MWC-9 Dynamic Exploration of the impact of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Orthotics and Prosthetics Profession NCOPE Clarendon AB, Sheraton Level 3 MWC-10 Get Moving: Using Contracture Management to Grow your Business and Improve Patient Outcomes SureStep Dalton AB, Sheraton Level 3

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THURSDAY

4:00 – 5:00 PM Full descriptions of each workshop are available in the Assembly App.

Manufacturers’ Workshops–Tier D MWD-1 Utilizing Socket Pressure Technologies to Optimize the Benefits of Adjustable Sockets Cascade Orthopedic Supply Hampton, Sheraton Level 3 MWD-2 Outcome-Driven Foot Selection: Understanding the Biomechanics of Foot Characteristics Fillauer Gardner AB, Sheraton Level 3 MWD-3 Advancing O&P through Knit-Rite Material Science and Technology Knit-Rite, Inc. Fairfax A, Sheraton Level 3 MWD-4 The LegWorks Knee Collection Overview: Low and High Mobility Solutions (Now With Weight Ratings Up to 200kg!) Legworks, Inc. Fairfax B, Sheraton Level 3 MWD-5 ALLELES Lower Limb Prosthetic Covers: How to Measure, Fit & Modify a Cover That is Easy for You and Exciting for Them The ALLELES Design Studio Ltd. Beacon D, Sheraton Level 3 MWD-6 Össur Touch Solutions: Össur Arms Program Össur Americas Inc. Beacon E, Sheraton Level 3 MWD-7 Upper Limb Innovations with the Espire Elbow and the Kinisi Myoelectric Hand Steeper USA Beacon F, Sheraton Level 3 MWD-8 Digitizing Your O&P Workflow: The Importance of Post Scanning Treatment Techmed 3D Inc. Berkley AB, Sheraton Level 3 MWD-9 Introduction to the NEW PROTEOR USA Portfolio PROTEOR USA Clarendon AB, Sheraton Level 3 MWD-10 The OPRA System by Integrum Integrum Dalton AB, Sheraton Level 3

5:30 – 7:30 PM

Welcome to Boston Celebration

Hall D, Hynes Level 2 Don’t miss the fun opening reception as exhibitors welcome you to the National Assembly “Boston Style.” Enjoy refreshments, peruse the Exhibit Hall, and meet up with your friends and colleagues. For more fun and CE Credits, participate in the Exhibit Hall Passbook to win great prizes. The Welcome Celebration is included in your full conference registration. Guest tickets are available for purchase.

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FRIDAY OVERVIEW SEPTEMBER 10

Registration and Info Desk are open from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Hall C, Hynes Level 2.

EXHIBIT HALL

PROSTHETIC

ORTHOTIC

PEDORTHIC

TECHNICAL

BUSINESS

HALL D, LEVEL 2

HYNES Ballroom A

HYNES 210

HYNES 206

HYNES 208

HYNES 207

7 AM

Breakfast

7:30 AM | Auditorium, Hynes Level 2

8 AM

GS1 General Session and Keynote Address Opening Remarks 8:00 AM | Keynote 8:15 AM

Auditorium, Hynes Level 2 | 1 CE Credit, P.25

9 AM

GS2 Awareness Drives Change: Recognizing Microaggressions and Biases in O&P Auditorium, Hynes Level 2 | 1.25 CE Credits, P.25

10 AM

C1

AOPA Funded Research 10:30 AM – Noon 1.5 CE Credits P.25

11 AM

C2

Muscle Tone and Hypertonus - Assessment & Relevance to Ankle-Foot Orthotic Management 10:30 AM – Noon 1.5 CE Credits, P.26

P1/T1

Current Concepts in UCBL and SMO Care with Demonstration of a New Direct Foam Model Fabrication Method 10:30 AM – Noon 1.5 CE Credits, P.26

B2

Medicare Policy Update

B3

Appeals & Denials 10:30 AM – Noon 1.5 CE Credits in Total P.26

Noon

C3 25th Anniversary Thranhardt Celebration and Luncheon Noon – 1:30 PM

Auditorium, Level 2 | 1 CE Credit, P.26

1 PM

2 PM

3 PM

4 PM

Unopposed Exhibit Hall Time

Exhibit Hall Open

1:30 – 3:00 PM

1:30 – 6:00 PM

C4

Outcomes, Outcomes: The Times are Here! 3:00 – 4:30 PM 1.5 CE Credits P.26

C7

5 PM

The State of Adjustable-Volume Sockets: Disruptive Technology Overview 4:30 – 6:00 PM 1.5 CE Credits, P.27

P2/C5

Management of the Diabetic Foot Diabetes and Its Impact on the Foot Diabetes and Obesity in the U.S. 3:00 – 600 PM 3 CE Credits P.26

HYNES 203, C6

DOD Informational Workshop for O&P Researchers 3:00 – 4:30 PM 1.5 CE Credits, P.27

T2

Human vs. Machine 3:00 – 4:00 PM 1 CE Credit, P.26

T3

Attachment and Finishing of Posterior Mounted Feet 1 CE Credit

T4

Noise Abatement 1 CE Credit 4:00 – 6:00 PM, P.27

6 PM

O&P PAC Reception

6:00 PM Commonwealth, Sheraton Level 3 | P.27

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B4

Department of Veterans Affairs Update 3:00 – 4:00 PM 1 CE Credit, P.27

B5

Sam E. Hamontree Award Contenders 4:00 – 6:00 PM 2 CE Credits, P.27

BEST

BUSINESS

ABSTRACT


FRIDAY

FRIDAY SCHEDULE FRIDAY

Download the “AOPA Assembly 2021” App to review session descriptions, maps and exhibitor details.

09 | 10 | 2021

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

AOPA Information Desk

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Speaker Ready Room

7:30 – 8:00 AM

Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 AM

GENERAL SESSION AND OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS Defining the Equation for Success: Stronger Together (GS1)

Hall C, Hynes Level 2 Hall C, Hynes Level 2

Room 209, Hynes Level 2 Auditorium, Hynes Level 2

Former Congressman Erik Paulsen Nicole Ver Kuilen Auditorium, Hynes Level 2 9:00 – 10:15 AM

GENERAL SESSION Awareness Drives Change: Recognizing Microaggressions and Biases in O&P (GS2) J. Chad Duncan, PhD, CPO, CRC Karen Edwards Veronica Womack, PhD Auditorium, Hynes Level 2

10:30 AM – Noon

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—PROSTHETIC AOPA Funded Research (C1) A. A Systematic Review on Vacuum-Assisted Socket Suspension Systems for Prosthesis Users, Sarah Chang, PhD B. Development of the Clinical Outcome Measures Electronic Toolkit: COMET, Sara Chang, PhD on behalf of Natalie Harold, CPO C. Factors Associated with Health-Related Quality of Life in People Living with Partial Foot or Transtibial Amputation, Phil Stevens, MEd, CPO D. Utilization of Orthotic and Assistive Devices: Preliminary Results from a Cross-Sectional Survey of Lower Limb Orthosis Users in the United States, Geoffrey Balkman, PhD, CPO Ballroom A, Hynes Level 2

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FRIDAY

10:30 AM – Noon

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—ORTHOTIC Muscle Tone and Hypertonus—Assessment & Relevance to Ankle-Foot Orthotic Management (C2) Beverly Cusick, PT, MS, COF, BOCO Room 210, Hynes Level 2

10:30 AM – Noon

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—PEDORTHIC/TECHNICAL Current Concepts in UCBL and SMO Care with Demonstration of a New Direct Foam Model Fabrication Method (P1/T1) Gary Bedard, CO, FAAOP Dennis Janisse, CPed Room 208, Hynes Level 2

10:30 – 11:30 AM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—BUSINESS Medicare Policy Update (B2) Angie Cooper, Senior Provider Relations Analyst, CGS Administrators, LLC Ruth Reese, DME Provider Outreach and Education Representative Room 207, Hynes Level 2

11:30 AM – Noon

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—BUSINESS Appeals & Denials (B3) Conal Doyle, Esq. Room 207, Hynes Level 2

12:00 – 1:30PM

25th Anniversary Thranhardt Celebration and Luncheon (C3) A. The Effect of Microprocessor Controlled Exo-Prosthetic Knees on Limited Community Ambulators: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (C3A), Andreas Hahn, PhD, MSc B. Treatment Parameters for the UCSF Pectus Carinatum Orthosis: A Pilot Study (C3B), Chrysta Irolla, MS, MSPO, CPO and Emily Nelson, MSE, MSOP, CP Auditorium, Hynes Level 2

1:30 – 6:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

3:00 – 4:30 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—PROSTHETIC Outcomes, Outcomes, Outcomes: The Times are Here! (C4)

Hall D, Hynes Level 2

Cassandra Delgado, MSPO, CPO J. Chad Duncan, PhD, CPO, CRC Kenton Kaufman, PhD, PE Danielle Melton, MD Ballroom A, Hynes Level 2 3:00 – 6:00 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—ORTHOTIC/PEDORTHIC Management of the Diabetic Foot (P2/C5) A. Diabetes and its Impact of the Foot, Erick Janisse, CPed, CO B. Diabetes and Obesity in the U.S., Erick Janisse, CPed, CO C. Orthotic/Pedorthic Management of the Partial Foot, Dennis Janisse, CPed D. The Charcot Foot, Dennis Janisse, CPed E. The Total Package: A Diabetic Shoe is Only as Good as… Brian Lane, CPed F. Navigating the TSPD Benefit, Brian Lane, CPed Room 210, Hynes Level 2

3:00 – 4:00 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—TECHNICAL Human vs. Machine (T2) Jeff Erenstone, CPO James Young, CP, FAAOP Room 208, Hynes Level 2

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FRIDAY

3:00 – 4:00 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—BUSINESS Department of Veterans Affairs Update (B4) Jason Highsmith, PhD (invited) Room 207, Hynes Level 2

3:00 – 4:30 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—RESEARCHER EDUCATION DOD Informational Workshop for O&P Researchers (C6) Akua Roach, PhD Room 203, Hynes Level 2

4:00 – 6:00 PM

BEST

BUSINESS

ABSTRACT

4:15 – 5:15 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—BUSINESS Sam E. Hamontree Award Contenders (B5) A. Technology Readiness for Orthotists and Prosthetists, Gerald Stark, PhD, MSEM, CPO/L, FAAOP(D) B. Adverse Outcomes Audit: Using Simplified Six Sigma as a Loss Control Measure, Rebecca Snell C. Evidence-Based Practice: Make It a Business Opportunity! Andreas Kannenberg, MD (GER), PhD Room 207, Hynes Level 2

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—TECHNICAL Attachment and Finishing of Posterior Mounted Feet (T3) Sam Hale, CPO Room 208, Hynes Level 2

4:30 – 6:00 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—PROSTHETIC Prosthetic Symposium: The State of Adjustable-Volume Sockets: Disruptive Technology Overview (C7) Timothy Dillingham, MD Jason Kahle, MSMS, CPO, FAAOP Tyler Klenow, MS, MBA, LCPO, FAAOP Russell Lundstrom, MS Jay Martin, CP, FAAOP Joshua Mullins Ballroom A, Hynes Level 2

5:15 – 6:00 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—TECHNICAL Noise Abatement Feet (T4) Mike Link, CP, RTP Room 208, Hynes Level 2

6:00 – 7:00 PM

O&P PAC Reception

Commonwealth, Sheraton Level 3

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SATURDAY OVERVIEW SEPTEMBER 11 Registration is open from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Hall C, Hynes Level 2.

EXHIBIT HALL

PROSTHETIC

ORTHOTIC

PEDORTHIC

TECHNICAL

BUSINESS

HALL D, LEVEL 2

HYNES Ballroom A

HYNES 210

HYNES 206

HYNES 208

HYNES 207

7 AM

Breakfast

7:30 AM | Auditorium, Hynes Level 2

8 AM

GS3 General Session and Membership Meeting

AOPA Membership Meeting and Awards Ceremony 8:00 – 8:45 AM | Regulatory Update 8:45 – 9:00 AM

Auditorium, Hynes Level 2 | P.29

9 AM

C8/B6

Justifying Medical Necessity and Documentation 9:15 AM – Noon 2.75 CE Credits P.29

10 AM

11 AM

C9

Non-Operative Management of Infantile Idiopathic Scoliosis 9:15 AM – Noon 2.75 CE Credits P.29

P3

Orthotics Technology Forum

P4

P5

Dynamic AFO Fabrication for Posterior Strut

9:15 AM – Noon 2.75 CE Credits in Total P.29-30

FDM 3D Printing Workflow for Transtibial Diagnostic Sockets 9:15 AM – Noon 1 CE Credit, P.29

In-office FO Adjustments: tools, tips, and tricks In-house Fabrication Vs. Outsourcing

Exhibit Hall Open 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

T5

Advanced Vacuum Thermoforming .75 CE Credits

T6 T7

Noon

Lunch in Exhibit Hall Hall D, Hynes Level 2

1 PM

Unopposed Exhibit Hall Time

2 PM

3 PM

4 PM

Hall D, Hynes Level 2 Noon – 3:00 PM

C10

Innovating Prosthetic Foot Performance 3:00 – 4:30 PM 1.5 CE Credits P.30

C12

5 PM

The Four Es to Successful Upper Limb Prosthetic Rehabilitation 4:30 – 6:00 PM 1.5 CE Credits, P.32

C11

Advancements in AFO Technology 3:00 – 4:30 PM 1.5 CE Credits P.30

C13

The Cephalic Index Throughout the Ages 4:30 – 6:00 PM 1.5 CE Credits P.32

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Poster Sessions Pre-function Hall C, Hynes Level 2 2:00 - 3:00 PM

P6 Make Full Use of T8 B7 Your Scope of Practice 3D Analysis of Get To the Point with Socket Fabrication Documentation P7 Do Custom Shoes 3:00 – 4:00 PM Still Have a Place? B8 1 CE Credit P.30 P8 Dealing With Prosthetic Approvals & Difficult Patients Appeals Designing 3D Printed P9 Money Saved is T9Upper B9 Limb Prosthetic Money Earned: Is your Identifying and LeverDevices Practice Efficient aging Your Values to Current Concepts Avoid Burnout P10 Using Shoe Modi- T10 and Case Studies in fications Effectively B10 3D Printing of Definitive 3:00 – 5:30 PM Helping Your Uninsured Devices .5 CE Credit ea. P.30-32 Patient Population 4:00 – 6:00 PM 3:00 – 5:21 PM 1 CE Credit ea., P.32 .5 CE Credit ea. P.30-32


SATURDAY

SATURDAY SCHEDULE SATURDAY

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09 | 11 | 2021

7:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Registration

7:00 AM – 1:00 PM

AOPA Booth and Info Desk

7:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Speaker Ready Room

7:30 AM

Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 AM

General Session and Membership Meeting (GS3)

9:15 AM – Noon

CONCURRENT EDUCATION–PROSTHETIC/BUSINESS Justifying Medical Necessity and Documentation (C8/B6)

Hall C, Hynes Level 2 Hall C, Hynes Level 2

Room 209, Hynes Level 2 Auditorium, Hynes Level 2 Auditorium, Hynes Level 2

Linda Collins, MS Andreas Kannenberg, MD (GER), PhD Danielle Melton, MD Harry Schwartz, MD Ballroom A, Hynes Level 2 9:15 AM – Noon

CONCURRENT EDUCATION–ORTHOTIC Non-Operative Management of Infantile Idiopathic Scoliosis (C9) Lori Dolan, PhD Lauren Houle, DPT, PT, CPO Timothy Hresko, MD Andrea Label, PT James Wynne, CPO, FAAOP Room 210, Hynes Level 2

9:15 – 10:00 AM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION–TECHNICAL Advanced Vacuum Thermoforming with Prepreg Thermoplastic Composites (T5) Gary Bedard, CO, FAAOP Room 208, Hynes Level 2

10:00 – 11:00 AM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION–TECHNICAL Dynamic AFO Fabrication for Posterior Strut (T6) Scott Wimberley, RTPO Room 208, Hynes Level 2

11:00 AM – Noon

CONCURRENT EDUCATION–TECHNICAL FDM 3D Printing Workflow for Transtibial Diagnostic Sockets (T7) Ahmad Najwa, CPOA, CPT Room 208, Hynes Level 2

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SATURDAY

9:15 – 10:45 AM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—PEDORTHIC Orthotics Technology Forum (P3) Chris Lawrie Room 206, Hynes Level 2

10:45 – 11:15 AM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—PEDORTHIC In-office Foot Orthoses Adjustments: Tools, Tips, and Tricks (P4) Brian Lane, CPed Room 206, Hynes Level 2

11:15 AM – Noon

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—PEDORTHIC In-house Fabrication Vs. Outsourcing (P5) Erick Janisse, CPed, CO Room 206, Hynes Level 2

11:00 – 5:00 PM

Exhibit Hall Open

12:15 – 1:30 PM

Lunch in Exhibit Hall

2:00 – 3:00 PM

Poster Session

3:00 – 3:30 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—BUSINESS Get to the Point with Documentation (B7)

Hall D, Hynes Level 2 Hall D, Hynes Level 2

Pre-function Hall C, Hynes Level 2

Curt Bertram, CPO, FAAOP Lesleigh Sisson, CFo, CFm Room 207, Hynes Level 2 3:00 – 4:30 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—PROSTHETIC Prosthetic Symposium: Innovating Prosthetic Foot Performance: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Technology Translation From the Ivory Tower to the Clinic (C10) Alex Albury, CPO Kevin Cain, PhD Murray Maitland, PhD, PT Ballroom A, Hynes Level 2

3:00 – 4:30 PM

Kate Allyn, CPO Don Fogelberg, PhD, OTR/L Matthew Wernke, PhD

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—ORTHOTIC Orthotic Symposium: Advancements in AFO Technology (C11) Thomas DiBello, LO, CO, FAAOP Andreas Kannenberg, MD (GER), PhD Nicholas LeCursi, CO Gerald Stark, PhD, MSEM, CPO/L, FAAOP(D) Room 210, Hynes Level 2

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Ted Friedman, CO Géza Kogler, PhD, CO Thomas Schmalz, PhD

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—TECHNICAL State-of-the-Art and Future Perspective for the Testing of Lower-Limb Prosthetic Sockets (T8) Andrea Giovanni Cutti, PhD, MEng, CPO Room 208, Hynes Level 2

3:00 – 3:30 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—PEDORTHIC Make Full Use of Your Scope of Practice (P6) Erick Janisse, CPed, CO Room 206, Hynes Level 2

3:30 – 4:00 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—PEDORTHIC Do Custom Shoes Still Have a Place? (P7) Dennis Janisse, CPed Room 206, Hynes Level 2

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CONCURRENT EDUCATION—BUSINESS Prosthetic Approvals & Appeals Top Ten Do’s and Don’ts (B8) Dale Berry, CP, FAAOP, LP Room 207, Hynes Level 2

4:00 – 4:30 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—PEDORTHIC Dealing With Difficult Patients (P8) Erick Janisse, CPed, CO Room 206, Hynes Level 2

4:00 -5:00 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—TECHNICAL Designing 3D Printed Upper Limb Prosthetic Devices—Overcoming Limitations and Strengthening Key Components (T9) Nick Dechev, PhD, Peng Michael Peirone Room 208, Hynes Level 2

4:14 – 4:44 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—BUSINESS Identifying and Leveraging Your Values to Avoid Burnout (B9) Graci Finco, MS, CPO, LPO Room 207, Hynes Level 2

4:30 – 5:00 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—PEDORTHIC Money Saved is Money Earned: Is Your Practice Efficient (P9) Brian Lane, CPed Room 206, Hynes Level 2

4:30 – 6:00 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—PROSTHETIC Prosthetic Symposium: The Four Es to Successful Upper Limb Prosthetic Rehabilitation (C12) Chris Baschuck, MPO, CPO, FAAOP(D) Amy Ginsburg, CPO Debra Latour, OTD, MEd, OTR/L Fanny Schultea, MS, MSEd, CPO/L, FAAOP Ballroom A, Hynes Level 2

4:30 – 6:00 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—ORTHOTIC The Cephalic Index Throughout the Ages (C13) Sarah Chaikind, MS, CO, BECP Deanna Fish, MS, CPO Tiffany Graham, MSPO, CPO, LPO, FAAOP Steven Slawinski, CO, LO, FAAOP Room 210, Hynes Level 2

4:51 – 5:21 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—BUSINESS Helping Your Uninsured Patient Population (B10) Billy Brimblecom Mitchell Dobson, CPO Room 207, Hynes Level 2

5:00 – 6:00 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—TECHNICAL Current Concepts and Case Studies in 3D Printing of Definitive Devices (T10) Dustin Kloempken Mike Nunnery, CPO Room 208, Hynes Level 2

5:00 – 5:30 PM

CONCURRENT EDUCATION—PEDORTHIC Using Shoe Modifications Effectively (P10) Dennis Janisse, CPed Room 206, Hynes Level 2

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POSTER SESSIONS Presentations and Q&A will be held Saturday, September 11, from 2:00 – 3:00 PM in Pre-function Hall C, Hynes Level 2, however, posters will be available for your leisurely viewing throughout the Assembly.

1.

A Successful Novel Approach: Newly Developed Socket for a Congenital Partial Hand Amputee Using Myo-Electric Hand with Hifi Socket System, Revo-Fit Technology And External Wrist Hinges Jignesh Parmar Hayla Farfan

2.

Adapation of Prosthetic Feet in the Frontal Plane: Does a Split-Toe or a Joint for Inversion/ Eversion Help? Michael Ernst, PhD

3.

Adaptively Abled Fitness: A 6-week Functional Fitness and Wellness Program That Bridges the Gap Between Rehabilitation and Adoption of an Active Lifestyle Melissa DeChellis, CPT

4.

An Examination of the Biomechanics and Reported Function of a Service Member with Transfemoral Amputation Across Different Prosthetic Interfaces Tyler Cardinale

6.

Bridging the Gap Between Off-the-Shelf and Custom-Made Braces for Canines Jessica Sider

7.

13. 14. 15.

Compromised Skin Barrier Function is an Early Indicator of Poor Skin Health in Amputee Residual Limbs

16.

Does a Policy of MPK Provision Provide Sustained Patient Benefits? KC Davies, MEng, CPO Caroline McClosky, CPO

11.

Metabolic and Biomechanical Effects While Ascending Ramps with an Active Prosthetic Foot: A Novel Repetitive Study Design Malte Bellmann, PhD, CPO

17.

Myoelectric Video Game Training Signal Properties: Pilot Study Carlos Martinez-Luna

18.

Scoping Review of Mechanical Testing of the Structural and Functional Properties of Lower Limb Prosthetic Sockets Gila Baer, MPO

19.

Take-Home Study of the Myoelectric Postural Control Algorithm for People with Transradial Amputation Jacob Segil, PhD Rahul Kaliki

20

The Importance of Heel Rise Control in Lower Limb Amputee Gait Mike McGrath, PhD, CEng, MIPEM

21.

Thinking Outside the Box: Novel Designs for the Upper Limb Amputee Population Tim Bump, CPO Christopher Fink, CPO

Jeffery Denune, CPO

10.

Maintaining Adequate Seal Suspension with Alpha Silicone Volume Management Pads and the TruSeal Liner Alex Albury, CPO

Eva Proebsting, Dipl. Ing.(FH)

9.

Lower Limb Loss, Chronic Low Back Pain, and the STarT Back Screening Tool Samantha Stauffer, MSOP, CPO

Case Study Reports of a Variable Resistance Microprocessor-Controlled Orthosis Characteristics of Sound Side Knee Loading Parameters of 53 Transtibial Amputees

Health Economic Modelling of Prosthetic Treatments KC Davies, MEng, CPO

Elaine Nelson, BSc (Hons)

8.

Grip Switch Assessment (GSA): A Functional Outcome Measure for Upper Limb Prosthesis Users Brianna Rozell

Advanced Functional Evaluation of a Passive Self-Aligning Ankle Prosthesis Logan Springgate, MS

5.

12.

22.

User Feedback on a Voice Recognition Prosthetic Controller Benjamin McDonald, MS

Effects of Cross-Slopes on the Gait of Persons with a Transtibial Amputation Björn Altenburg, CPO

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ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AVAILABLE ONLINE Most of the in-person education will be available on the virtual platform for viewing starting September 16 and available for 90 days, but in addition, don’t miss the bonus education only available on the Virtual Assembly Platform. Treatment Options for the Prosthetic Patient Assisting Upper Limb Myoelectric Pattern Recognition Users Overcome Common Calibration Issues Blair Lock, MSc, PEng Zack Wright, PhD

Fitting Patients with Heavy Duty Ratcheting Mechanical Thumb Prostheses for Metocarpophalangeal Level Amputations Levin Sliker, PhD Jacob Segil, PhD

Initial Application of the Myo Plus Pattern Recognition System for a Transhumeral Patient using a 12K44 ErgoArm Hybrid Plus and a Multi-Articulating BeBionic Myoelectric Hand: A Case Study from a CPO’s Perspective Jon D. Wilson, CPO/LPO

Adjustable-Volume Prosthetic Interfaces: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Existing Literature Tyler Klenow, MSPO, MBA, LCPO, FAAOP

Development of Moisture Management Liner and Active Cooling System for Improving Residual Limb Skin Care Patricia McCracken, DPT, MBA Todd Farrell, PhD

Investigation of Thermally Conductive Dopants Towards Mitigating Heat Buildup in Prosthetic Liners Kevin Lawrence

New Method for Measuring Thermal Conductivity and Other Thermal Properties of Prosthetic Liners Craig Kelly

Testing of Smart Adaptive Prosthetic Socket Volume: A Pilot Study Natalie Harold, CPO

Is There a Difference in Medical Costs Between Immediate Amputations and Delayed Amputations? Nicholas Gomez, MSHS, CPO

A 6-Year Follow-Up Study Focused on Outcomes and Experience with the Opratm Axortm II External Prosthetic Connection Device Matthew Garibaldi, MS, CPO

Atypical OI Alignment and Transfer, A Case Study Jeremy Halteman, CPO

Myoelectric Prosthesis Control Testing Demonstrates Correlation Between Outcome Measurement Scores Kristi Turner, DHS, OTR/L

Outcomes, Assessment and Support of the Lower Limb Amputee Synchronization of Multiple EMG Bluetooth Low Energy Sensors for Prosthetic Control Eric Quintin, MSBME

Adults with Unilateral Lower-Limb Amputation: Associations Between Trunk Muscle Characteristics and Physical Function J. Megan Sions, PhD, DPT, PT

Clinical Outcome Measures: Applicability of Current Instruments to Differentiate Functionalities of Prosthetics Annika Dlugoszek, MS

The Development of the Functional Lower-Limb Amputee Gait Assessment (Flag Assessment) A New Observational Gait Analysis Tool For People with Unilateral Lower Limb Amputation Anat Kristal, PhD

The Liner Wand and MGH ICAN Team Amputee Community Survey Highlights the Need for Enhanced Mental Health, Community, and Industry Support Post Amputation Jenna Daddario, PA Melissa DeChellis, CPT

Validity Testing of the Functional Lower-Limb Amputee Gait Assessment (Flag Assessment) A New Observational Gait Analysis Tool for People with Unilateral Lower Limb Amputation Anat Kristal, PhD

Polycentric Exoprosthetic Knee Joints – Extent of Shortening During Swing Phase Thomas Maximilian Koehler, MSc, CPO

Patient Needs for Shared Decisions in Lower-Limb Prosthesis Design Chelsey Anderson, CPO

Residual Limb Skin Conditions & Wounds In Patients with Dysvascular Lower Limb Amputation Allison McGinnis, CPO Zach Weber, CP

Comparative Effectiveness of Nu-Flexsiv and Ischial Containment Sockets Stefania Fatone, PhD, BPO (Hons)

Long-Term Transtibial Amputation Mechanical Energy Profiles: A Case Series Tatiana Djafar

Functional ability and Residual Limb Hip Strength Distinguish Between Sedentary and Active Adults with Transtibial Amputation Mayank Seth, PhD

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Bullying, Mobbing, and Harassment in O&P: Results from the Negative Acts Questionnaire

Cara Negri, MSEd, CP, FAAOP Shannon Mathis, PhD

Perceptions of Residency Autonomy and Gender within the Baylor College of Medicine Orthotics and Prosthetics Residency Program

Evaluating the Psychosocial and Physical Impacts of COVID-19 on the Prosthetic Community

Thomas Karolewski, CP/L, FAAOP

Annie Gibbs, ATC

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Bracing Options for the Orthotic Patient Should Dynamic Stance Control Orthoses be added to the Rancho R.O.A.D.M.A.P.? A Case Study Presentation Jackie Valdez, MEd, CO, BOCP, FAAOP

Two-Year Retrospective Cohort Results on Use of a Dynamic Unilateral Brace for Treatment of Clubfoot: Can Compliance and Prevention of Recurrence Both be Achieved? Jerald Cunningham, CPO

A Smart Ankle-Foot Orthosis System for Post-Stroke Mobility Jessica Zistatsis, MS

Comparing Timed Up & Go and Two Minute Walk Test Results Between Advanced and Conventional Lower Limb Orthoses: Preliminary Findings from the IM ABLE Study Stephanie Carey, PhD Jason Highsmith, DPT, PhD, CP, FAAOP Rebecca Miro, PhD, CP, CRA

Do Custom Orthotics Help Improve Pain and Function in Patients with Progressive Collapsing Foot Deformity Alicia Gotcsik, CO, CPed

Building Teams in a Diversified Environment (VB5) Joyce Perrone

How to Create a Skills Matrix That Drives Team Development (VB6)

HIPAA Privacy Program Enhancement in O&P: Key Considerations for Operations, Collaboration and Patient Care (VB8) Sharon Dwinell, CHPC Karyn Kessler, CHPC, CHC

The Art of Asking a Question to Read Your Patients Like a Book (VB9) Russell Hornfisher, MBA, MSOD

Mergers and Acquisitions—Changes to Expect and Evaluate When Your Company is Acquired (VB10) David Holzman Jim Kingsley Lauren Manley Mike Schlesinger

How to Scan for AFOs, Knee Braces, and KAFOs Instead of Casting (VT8) Jon Naft, CPO

3D Printing Adjustable Prosthetic Sockets (VT9) Alex Koenigsberg Sean McClure

Using Spine Orthoses to Treat Post-Surgical Spine Imbalance Miguel Gomez, MD

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AOPA - NATL ASSEMBLY

09/08/21 - 09/11/21 HYNES CONVENTION CENTER - LEVEL 2 - AUDITORIUM, EXHIBIT HALLS C & **SUBJECT TO FIRE MARSHAL APPROVAL**

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Alternative Prosthetics...................T3 American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists............................. C3 American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics.................................... C1 American Central Fabrication...... 614 American Prosthetic Components LLC...................... 616 Amoena USA Corp............................ 725 Anclote Manufacturing Co............... T91 Anodyne......................................... 632

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Cailor Fleming Insurance............ 233 Cascade Orthopedic Supply, LP..... 617 REVISION CBS Medical Billing & Date: 8/19/2021 Consulting LLC.......................... 197 By: JUSTINE L. JENSEN Coapt LLC...................................... 500 BOOTH COUNT College Park Industries................ 227 Comb O&P...........................................192 Comfort Products Inc................... 299 Corflex Global...................................... T11 Covvi USA, Inc.............................. T94 Coyote Prosthetics & Orthotics..... 435 C-Pro Direct........................................ 194 BLDG. LEGEND: Curbell Plastics Inc...............................T8 Cypress Adaptive LLC.................. 400 DAW Industries Inc........................ 312 DJO Global/Dr. Comfort............... 200 Drew Shoe Corp................................. 715 Epoch Medical.................................... T72 Fillauer............................................427 FLO-TECH® Orthotic & Prosthetic Systems Inc............. 188 Hanger.................................................. T21 Hitek Fab............................................. 727 HYMED Technology Co.................... 719 * Impulse Technology...................... T18 Integrum......................................... 334 DRAWING INFO International Institute of Passport Line Item Number: Orthotics and Prosthetics..........C7 #6622727 Invent Medical USA...................... 240 Facility: HYNES CONVENTION CENTER Kinetic Research Inc..................... T66 Facility Location: LEVEL 2 - AUDITORIUM, EXHIBIT KISS Technologies LLC................ 622 HALLS C & D CityKLM & State: Laboratories.......................... 187 BOSTON, MA Knit-Rite Inc.................................... 613 Scale: CUSTOM LaunchPad O&P............................ T89 Project #: 481815 Acct. Sales:ED FINNEGAN LegWorks Inc................................. T96 Limbs for Life Foundation................. C6 Acct. Mgmt.: CHRISTINE HENNESSEY Lindhe Xtend Inc............................ 717 Started: 8/17/2021 Started By: JUSTINE L. JENSEN Livinguard Inc..................................... T93 Prod. Branch: BOSTON Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital O&P+B........................ T20 MD Orthopaedics..........................610 Disclaimer - This floor plan is preliminary andMecuris subject to change pending ...............................191 review and GmbH official approval by all authorities having jurisdiction. Every effort has been made to MediYeti............................................T5 ensure the accuracy of all information contained on this floor plan. However, no Monetek LLC................................. 522 warranties, either expressed or implied, are made with respect to this floor plan. If the Naked Prosthetics......................... 195 location of building columns, utilities or other NCOPE............................................. C2 architectural components of the facility is a consideration in the construction or usage of NEW STEP ORTHOTIC an exhibit, it is the sole responsibility of the exhibitor to physically inspect the facility to INC. ................................... T88 verify allLAB dimension and.locations. © Copyright 2021, Freeman Co. All rights reserved. Nymbl Systems............................. 433 Confidential and Proprietary - the information O&Pherein Almanac. ................................. C9 contained is the proprietary information of Freeman and by accessing the information, the OPAF First Clinics............ C8 recipient agreesand to keep The the information

LEGEND:

FP = FIRE PULL FHC = FIRE HOSE CABINET FE = FIRE EXTINGUISHER FA = FIRE ALARM AED =DEFIBRILLATOR WF =WATER FOUNTAIN =MEETING ROOM MONITOR (25"W x 35"H) = MEN'S REST ROOM

= WOMEN'S REST ROOM = FIRST AID STATION

= FREIGHT ELEVATOR

= PASSENGER ELEVATOR

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ELECTRICAL & TELEPHONE / DATA WITH 120/280V, 100 AMP, 3 0, 5 WIRE HEAVY DUTY RECEPTACLE MOUNTED ON ALL COLUMNS EXCEPT ROW NEAREST SOUTH WALL, & FLOORS WHERE DESIGNATED.

B

UTILITY FLOOR BOX WITH NON-POTABLE WATER, DRAIN, COMPRESSED AIR & WASTE.

CEILING HEIGHTS:

AUDITORIUM- 43' EXCEPT UNDER BALCONY 16' 6".

HALL "C" - 20' EXCEPT 17'4" BETWEEN LAST ROW OF COLUMNS & SOUTH WALL, 16'6" SOFFIT BETWEEN THIS ROW OF COLUMNS.

HALL "D" - 43' EXCEPT 17'4" BETWEEN SOUTH WALL & FIRST ROW OF COLUMNS, COLUMNS & EAST WALL, COLUMNS & NORTH WALL, 16'6" BETWEEN ALL ROWS OF COLUMNS. REGISTRATION & LOBBY AREAS 19'6"

NOTE:

= Last in, first out

= 17'4" Ceiling Height

= 20'

= 16'6" Ceiling Height

= CEILING 16' 5" BOOTHS CAN'T EXCEED 16'

CORRIDORS AT HALL ENTRANCES MUST BE KEPT

OPIE Software................................ 519 Orfit Industries America.............. T69 Orthomerica Products Inc........... 525 Orthotic & Prosthetic Group of America (OPGA)........................327 Orthotic Holdings OHI................. 520 Osseointegration International Inc............................ 241 Össur Americas Inc....................... 219 Ottobock......................................... 415 Paceline Inc....................................T73 PEL....................................................311 Phoenix Molded Shoes, Inserts, and Braces................... T12 Pine Tree Orthopedic Lab...............T68 Point Designs................................. 612 Pro-Tech Orthopedics................... 196 PROTEOR USA............................... 531 PSYONIC........................................ 242 PVA Med...............................................189 Quorum Prosthetics..........................T22 rcai..........................................................185 Roam Robotics....................................199 Rodin 4D........................................ 342 Royal Knit Inc................................. T10 Spinal Technology Inc.................. 305 SPS................................................. 405 SteeperUSA.................................... 621 Steps Of Faith Foundation.................T7 SureStep......................................... 319 Tamarack Habilitation Technologies Inc........................T9 Techmed 3D Inc............................ 625 The ALLELES Design Studio Ltd.... 235 The O&P Edge / Amplitude...............T4 Thermo-Ply Inc.............................. 442 Top Shelf Orthopedics.................. 183 Townsend Design (Thuasne USA)......................... 609 Turbomed Orthotics Inc............... 626 Ultraflex.......................................... 193 University of Hartford Master of Science Prosthetics and Orthotics (MSPO) ..........................C11 US ISPO........................................... C4 VitalFitSR....................................... 499 Vorum............................................. 333 VQ Orthocare...................................T6 Waystar.................................................615 WillowWood.................................. 423 The WISE Women Parliament.........C12

confidential and not disclose it to any third party without the prior consent of Freeman. Recipient also agrees to only use the information for its internal evaluation purposes and for no otherW W W. AOPA N E T. OR G purpose, without the prior consent of Freeman.

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EXHIBIT HALL

EXHIBITOR DIRECTORY Download the “AOPA Assembly 2021” App. For a full company description, contact information, product categories, show specials and social media links, please visit the Exhibitor section on the show mobile app or AOPA Website/Exhibits & Sponsorship page. Bold listings indicate the exhibitor is a member with the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA).

American Prosthetic Components LLC Booth: 616 www.americanprostheticcomponents. com

indicates the exhibitor is a Supplier Plus Partner with AOPA.

Amoena USA Corp. Booth: 725 www.amoena.com

indicates new exhibitor for 2021. Exhibitors as of August 18, 2021. 3D O&P Booth: 536 www.fikesbraceandlimb.com ACOR Orthopaedic Inc. Booth: 630 www.acor.com Adaptively Abled Amputees Tabletop: C10 www.adaptivelyabled.org AliMed Inc. Tabletop: T90 www.alimed.com

Alps South LLC Booth: 205 www.easyliner.com

Anodyne Booth: 632 www.anodyneshoes.com

Alternative Prosthetic Services Inc. Tabletop: T3 www.alternativeprosthetics.com

Apis Footwear Company Booth: 542 www.emeys.com

Anclote Manufacturing Co. Tabletop: T91 www.anclote.net

Aspen Medical Products Booth: 627 www.aspenmp.com

American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists Tabletop: C3 www.oandp.org

Becker Orthopedic Appliance Co. Booth: 315 www.beckerorthopedic.com Bionic Prosthetics & Orthotics Group LLC Booth: 624 www.bionicpo.com Blatchford Inc. Booth: 421 www.blatchfordus.com

Allard USA Inc. Booth: 521 www.allardusa.com AllClaim by Ottobock Tabletop: T92 www.shop.ottobock.us

American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics (ABC) Tabletop: C1 www.ABCop.org American Central Fabrication Booth: 614

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Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) Tabletop: C5 www.bocusa.org


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Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics Booth: 641 www.bostonoandp.com Bremer Group Company, The Booth: 711 www.bremergroup.com

CBS Medical Billing & Consulting LLC Booth: 197 www.cbsmedicalbilling.com

Coyote Prosthetics & Orthotics Booth: 435 www.coyote.us C-Pro Direct Booth: 194 www.c-prodirect.com

Coapt LLC Booth: 500 www.coaptengineering.com

Bulldog Tools Inc. Tabletop: T1 www.bulldogtools.com

Curbell Plastics Inc. Tabletop: T8 www.curbellplastics.com

College Park Industries Booth: 227 www.college-park.com

Cypress Adaptive LLC Booth: 400 www.cypressadaptive.com

Comb O&P Booth: 192 www.combscan.com

DAW Industries Inc. Booth: 312 www.daw-usa.com

Comfort Products Inc. Booth: 299 www.comfortoandp.com Cailor Fleming Insurance Booth: 233 www.cailorfleming.com

Corflex Global Tabletop: T11 www.corflexglobal.com

Cascade Orthopedic Supply LP Booth: 617 www.cascade-usa.com

Covvi USA Inc. Tabletop: T94 www.covvi.com

DJO Global/Dr. Comfort Booth: 200 www.DrComfort.com Drew Shoe Corp Booth: 715 www.drewshoe.com

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Epoch Medical Tabletop: T72 www.epochmedical.com

LaunchPad O&P Tabletop: T89 www.launchpad-op.com

Fillauer Booth: 427 www.fillauer.com

LegWorks, Inc. Tabletop: T96 www.legworks.com

FLO-TECH® Orthotic & Prosthetic Systems Inc. Booth: 188 www.1800flo-tech.com

Limbs for Life Foundation Tabletop: C6 www.limbsforlife.org

Friddle’s Orthopedic Appliances Inc. Tabletop: T71 www.friddles.com Hanger Inc. Tabletop: T13 www.hanger.com

Lindhe Xtend Inc Booth: 717 www.lindhextend.com Livinguard Inc. Tabletop: T93 www.livinguard.com

O&P Almanac Tabletop: C9 www.AOPAnet.org OPAF and The First Clinics Tabletop: C8 www.opaffirstclinics.org OPIE Software Booth: 519 www.opiesoftware.com

Hitek Fab Booth: 727 www.hitekfab.com

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital O&P+B Tabletop: T20 www.maryfreebed.com

HYMED Technology Co. Booth: 719 www.hymedtech.com

MD Orthopaedics Booth: 610 www.mdorthopaedics.com

Orthomerica Products Inc. Booth: 525 www.orthomerica.com

Impulse Technology LLC Tabletop: T18 www.impulse-technology.com

Mecuris GmbH Booth: 191 www.mecuris.com

Integrum Booth: 334 www.Integrum.se

MediYeti Tabletop: 5 www: mediyeti.com

Orthotic & Prosthetic Group of America (OPGA) Booth: 327 www.opga.com

International Institute of Orthotics and Prosthetics Tabletop: C7 www.iiofoandp.org Invent Medical USA Booth: 240 www.inventmedical.com Kinetic Research Inc. Tabletop: T66 www.KineticResearch.com KISS Technologies LLC Booth: 622 www.kiss-suspension.com KLM Laboratories Booth: 187 www.klmlabstore.com Knit-Rite Inc. Booth: 613 www.knitrite.com

Mile High Orthotics Labs Booth: 713 www.mholabs.com Monetek LLC Booth: 522 www.monetek.com

Orfit Industries America Tabletop: T69 www.orfit.com

Orthotic Holdings OHI Booth/Tabletop: 520 www.ohi.net Osseointegration International Inc. Booth: 241 www.osseointegration.org

Naked Prosthetics Booth: 195 www.npdevices.com NCOPE Tabletop: C2 www.ncope.org New Step Orthotic Lab Inc. Tabletop: T88 www.newsteporthotics.com

Össur Americas Inc. Booth: 219 www.ossur.com/en-us

Nymbl Systems Booth: 433 www.nymbl.healthcare.com

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Point Designs Booth: 612 www.pointdesignsllc.com

rcai Booth: 185 www.rcai.com

Pro-Tech Orthopedics Booth: 196 www.protech-intl.com

Roam Robotics Tabletop: T14 www.ascend.health Rodin 4D Booth: 342 www.rodin4d.com

Ottobock Booth: 415 shop.ottobock.us

Royal Knit Inc. Tabletop: T10 www.royalknit.com

Paceline, Inc. Tabletop: T73 www.paceline.com PEL Booth: 311 www.pelsupply.com

PROTEOR USA Booth: 531 www.proteorusa.com

Phoenix Molded Shoes, Inserts, and Braces Tabletop: T12 www.phoenixmolded.com

PSYONIC Booth: 242 www.psyonic.io

Pine Tree Orthopedic Lab Tabletop: T68 www.pinetreeorthopedic.com

PVA Med Booth: 189 rapidplaster.pva.net

Spinal Technology Inc. Booth: 305 www.spinaltech.com

Quorum Prosthetics Tabletop: T22 www.opquorum.com

SPS Booth: 405 www.spsco.com

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SteeperUSA Booth: 621 www.steeperusa.com

Thermo-Ply Inc. Booth: 442 www.thermoplygel.com

US ISPO Tabletop: C4 www.usispo.org

Steps of Faith Foundation Tabletop: T7 www.stepsoffaithfoundation.org

Tillges Technologies Booth: 731 www.tillgestechnologies.com

VitalFitSR Booth: 499 www.vitalfitsr.com

SureStep Booth: 319 www.surestep.net

Top Shelf Orthopedics Booth: 183 www.topshelforthopedics.com

Vorum Booth: 333 www.vorum.com

Tamarack Habilitation Technologies Inc. Tabletop: T9 www.tamarackhti.com

Townsend Design (Thuasne USA) Booth: 609 www.thuasneusa.com

VQ OrthoCare Tabletop: T6 www.vqorthocare.com

Turbomed Orthotics Inc. Booth: 626 www.turbomedorthotics.com

Waystar Booth: 615 www.waystar.com

Ultraflex Booth: 193 www.ultraflexsystems.com

WillowWood Booth: 423 www.willowwood.com

University of Hartford Master of Science Prosthetics and Orthotics (MSPO) Booth: C11 www.hartford.edu/academics/ schools-colleges/enhp/academics/ department-of-rehabilitation-sciences/ transitional-mspo.aspx

The WISE Women Parliament Tabletop: C12 www.wisewomenpgh.com

Techmed 3D Inc. Booth: 625 www.techmed3d.com The ALLELES Design Studio Ltd. Booth: 235 www.alleles.ca The O&P Edge / Amplitude Tabletop: T4 www.opedge.com

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