35 episodes

Listen-in for the latest developments in the orthotics and prosthetics industry. In this series, we unpack trends and discuss news from this tight-knit community of O&P professionals. From patient care, technology, best practices and regulations, we share what you need to stay current. Join hosts Brendan Erickson and Jacki Green for a new episode bi-monthly. Disclaimer: The views, information and opinions expressed during "The O&P Check-In: An SPS Podcast" podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Southern Prosthetics Supply, its affiliates, or their employees. SPS is not responsible for, and does not verify for accuracy any of the information contained in the podcast series available for listening on this site. The primary purpose of this podcast series is to educate and inform. This podcast series does not constitute medical or other professional or business advice or constitute the provision of any service.The "The O&P Check-In: An SPS Podcast" podcast series is available for private, non-commercial use only. Any other use of the podcast series or its content is prohibited without the expressed written approval of SPS.

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    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Listen-in for the latest developments in the orthotics and prosthetics industry. In this series, we unpack trends and discuss news from this tight-knit community of O&P professionals. From patient care, technology, best practices and regulations, we share what you need to stay current. Join hosts Brendan Erickson and Jacki Green for a new episode bi-monthly. Disclaimer: The views, information and opinions expressed during "The O&P Check-In: An SPS Podcast" podcast series are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of Southern Prosthetics Supply, its affiliates, or their employees. SPS is not responsible for, and does not verify for accuracy any of the information contained in the podcast series available for listening on this site. The primary purpose of this podcast series is to educate and inform. This podcast series does not constitute medical or other professional or business advice or constitute the provision of any service.The "The O&P Check-In: An SPS Podcast" podcast series is available for private, non-commercial use only. Any other use of the podcast series or its content is prohibited without the expressed written approval of SPS.

    What to expect at an O&P Residency Program with Anne DuBois, LPO, CPO | OPC Prosthetic Centers

    What to expect at an O&P Residency Program with Anne DuBois, LPO, CPO | OPC Prosthetic Centers

    This week on the O&P Check-in: an SPS Podcast, Anne Dubios, LPO, CPO, talks about what graduates can expect during their residency at OPC Prosthetic Centers. Listen-in for tips on how to prep for residency interviews and more.

    Learn more about OPC Prosthetic Centers
    Available residencies are available on OPRESCAS
    Connect with Anne on LinkedIn

    Many thanks to this episode's sponsor, WillowWood! Click here to explore the Fiberglass META Shock X. 

    View SPS' 2023-2024 Pediatric Shoe Brochure

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    The O&P Check-in is a bi-monthly podcast featuring the latest orthotics and prosthetics news, trends, best practices, regulations and policies. Designed for O&P professionals, join Brendan Erickson and Jacki Green as they interview guests and share the latest advancements in the industry. 

    • 27 min
    What is the Starfish TMR Procedure? With Dr. Bryan Loeffler | OrthoCarolina

    What is the Starfish TMR Procedure? With Dr. Bryan Loeffler | OrthoCarolina

    This week, we are pleased to welcome Dr. Bryan Loeffler, a dual fellowship-trained surgeon at OrthoCarolina. Specializing in the entire spectrum of hand and upper extremity disorders, Dr. Loeffler has experience in complex elbow conditions and peripheral nerve injuries. 
    We’re excited to chat with him today about the starfish procedure, a groundbreaking targeted muscle reinnervation surgery to help partial hand amputees regain individual digit control of a prosthetic device.
    Connect with Dr. Loeffler on LinkedIn 
    Send a question to OrthoCarolina by emailing amputee@orthocarolina.com 
    Learn more about his work at OrthoCarolina 
    Discover and support Arms for All 
     
    Register for SPS Clinical Education Days!

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    The O&P Check-in is a bi-monthly podcast featuring the latest orthotics and prosthetics news, trends, best practices, regulations and policies. Designed for O&P professionals, join Brendan Erickson and Jacki Green as they interview guests and share the latest advancements in the industry. 

    • 34 min
    Driving Innovation at the 2023 AOPA National Assembly

    Driving Innovation at the 2023 AOPA National Assembly

    We’re gearing up for the 2023 AOPA National Assembly in Indianapolis, on September 6-9! Five members of the Assembly Planning Committee joins us to discuss which sessions they are looking forward to the most and the exciting changes that sets this assembly apart from previous years. 
    Learn more about the 2023 AOPA National Assembly.
    Connect with the AOPA Planning Committee team on LinkedIn:  
    ·        Tina Carlson, CMP, AOPA’s Senior Director, Education and Meetings
    ·        Kimberly Hanson, Co-chair of the Assembly Planning Committee’s Business Workgroup
    ·        Brad Mattear, CPA, LO, CFo, Co-chair of the Assembly Planning Committee’s Technical Workgroup
    ·        Tyler Klenow, MBA, MS, LPO, CPO, Co-chair of the Assembly Planning Committee’s Clinical Workgroup
    ·        Joanna Kenton, MHP, LPO, CPO, FAAOP, Assembly Planning Committee Co-chair
     
    Be sure to visit SPS at booth 501 to enter to win a JBL Flip 6 Bluetooth Speaker! 


    Many thanks to this episodes sponsor, Trulife! Discover the Seattle Skride K3/K4 prosthetic foot on spsco.com. 
     
    Shop SleevSaver, our newest SPS SupplierAdvantage partner today.

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    The O&P Check-in is a bi-monthly podcast featuring the latest orthotics and prosthetics news, trends, best practices, regulations and policies. Designed for O&P professionals, join Brendan Erickson and Jacki Green as they interview guests and share the latest advancements in the industry. 

    • 30 min
    Dealing with Missed Appointments with John Brinkmann, MA, CPO/L, FAAOP(D)

    Dealing with Missed Appointments with John Brinkmann, MA, CPO/L, FAAOP(D)

    Northwestern Medicine Associate Professor John Brinkmann, MA, CPO/L, FAAOP(D) chats with Brendan and Jacki about the challenges of missed appointments. Tune in to learn how to best adapt to schedule changes. 
    Learn more about John’s work at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
    Connect with John on LinkedIn. 
     
    Many thanks to this episodes sponsor, Knit-Rite! Explore Knit-Rite’s AFO Socks today. 
     
    Create an SPS University account. 

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    Also, email us! 
     
    The O&P Check-in is a bi-monthly podcast featuring the latest orthotics and prosthetics news, trends, best practices, regulations and policies. Designed for O&P professionals, join Brendan Erickson and Jacki Green as they interview guests and share the latest advancements in the industry. 

    • 36 min
    Agile Orthopedics’ Mobile O&P Care with Eric Neufeld, CPO, FAAOP

    Agile Orthopedics’ Mobile O&P Care with Eric Neufeld, CPO, FAAOP

    Eric Neufeld, CPO, FAAOP, and owner of Agile Orthopedics, joins us to share his experience operating Colorado’s first mobile O&P clinic. 
    Visit Agile Orthopedics to discover more. 
    Connect with Eric on LinkedIn. 
     
    Many thanks to this episode’s sponsor, Ottobock! Explore the mechanical knee portfolio on spsco.com! 
     
    View the latest additions to the SPS Rewards program (PDF)

    Visit spsco.com
     
    Also, email us! 
     
    The O&P Check-in is a bi-monthly podcast featuring the latest orthotics and prosthetics news, trends, best practices, regulations and policies. Designed for O&P professionals, join Brendan Erickson and Jacki Green as they interview guests and share the latest advancements in the industry. 

    • 27 min
    Pattern Recognition: The What, Why, and How with Coapt’s Blair Lock and Shawn Robinson

    Pattern Recognition: The What, Why, and How with Coapt’s Blair Lock and Shawn Robinson

    Pattern recognition harnesses residual muscle signals to help individuals control their upper limb prosthetic device intuitively. In this episode, Sam and Brendan explore this fascinating technology with Blair Lock, CEO and Co-founder of Coapt, and Shawn Robinson, Regional East Coast Manager at Coapt.
    Visit coaptengineering.com to discover more and explore the Coapt compatibility tool. 
    Connect with Blair Lock and Shawn Robinson on LinkedIn. 
     
    Mentioned in the episode: 
    Limb Loss and Preservation Registry 
    Osseointegration 
    AMI Procedure
    RPNI Surgery
     

     Many thanks to our sponsor, Knit-Rite! Explore Knit-Rite’s Lightweight Torso-Interface. 
     
    Watch the latest SPS Unpacked to discover WillowWood’s META Core foot.

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    Also, email us! 
     
    The O&P Check-in is a bi-monthly podcast featuring the latest orthotics and prosthetics news, trends, best practices, regulations and policies. Designed for O&P professionals, join Brendan Erickson and Jacki Green as they interview guests and share the latest advancements in the industry. 

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

O&P Podcast Listener ,

Great podcast for O&P

A great podcast that will keep us up to date on what’s happening in our industry! Looking forward to more episodes.

Liz Hillen ,

A unique O&P podcast

This is a great idea! It’s like having the SPS O&P Xpress Magazine in audio format. Brendan and Jacki are fun to listen to and pulled together a great amount of interesting content. I’m excited to listen to the next episode!

SPSspb ,

Great way to stay informed

Thank you. Learned about some research and studied I am absolutely going to check out.
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