Positive Outcomes - A P&O Podcast
Episode 28 - Volunteering at OPC With Linda Laakso and Scott Hedlund

Episode 28 - Volunteering at OPC With Linda Laakso and Scott Hedlund

May 19, 2022

In this episode, OPC President Linda Laakso and Vice-President Scott Hedlund return and sit with Jeff Newell to discuss volunteering in OPC!

 

For more information on what OPC offers the P & O community, visit the organization's website at www.opcanada.ca.

Episode 27 - Bridging the Gap From Classroom to the Facility for Graduates

Episode 27 - Bridging the Gap From Classroom to the Facility for Graduates

May 5, 2022

In this episode, Simon Beals speaks with Loren Shubert – P & O Program Head at BCIT - to discuss bridging the gap from classroom to the facility for graduates!

 

Learn more about the BCIT P & O program at www.bcit.ca/programs/prosthetics-and-orthotics-diploma-full-time-7100diplt/.

Episode 26 - Interview with Valerie Hirschfield

Episode 26 - Interview with Valerie Hirschfield

April 7, 2022

In this special episode, Jeff Newell sits with tower runner, model and body positive advocate Valerie Hirschfield to discuss how her life and the many activities she has done as a transfemoral amputee!

Learn more about the Lindhe Xtend products at www.lindhextend.com.

Episode 25 - Improving Bio Mechanical Function in a Patient Using a DAFO

Episode 25 - Improving Bio Mechanical Function in a Patient Using a DAFO

March 24, 2022

In this episode, Darren Smith of Allard USA stops by and talks to Simon Beals about improving bio mechanical function in a patient using a Dynamic AFO!

 Learn more about Allard USA’s family of DAFOs at www.allardusa.com/products/foot-drop-afos.

Episode 24 - Discussion with Jeff Collins of Cascade Orthopedic Supply

Episode 24 - Discussion with Jeff Collins of Cascade Orthopedic Supply

March 10, 2022

In this episode, Jeff Newell speaks with Cascade Orthopedic Supply President Jeff Collins to discuss how OrtoPed and Cascade are overcoming challenges with the supply chain, and what is in store for 2022!

Episode 23 - Options and Advancements in Treating Spinal Conditions

Episode 23 - Options and Advancements in Treating Spinal Conditions

February 24, 2022

In this episode, Simon Beals sits with Travis Hood of Spinal Technology to discuss options and advancements in treating spinal conditions!

 

 Learn more about products and services by Spinal Technology at www.spinaltech.com.

Episode 22 - The Importance of Interchangeability In a Myoelectric Device

Episode 22 - The Importance of Interchangeability In a Myoelectric Device

February 10, 2022

In this episode, Jeff Newell speaks to Nathan Sprunger of Motion Control to discuss the importance of interchangeability in a myoelectric device!

 

 Learn more about Motion Control myoelectric products at www.utaharm.com.

Episode 21 - OPC Roundtable Discussion With Linda Laakso and Scott Hedlund

Episode 21 - OPC Roundtable Discussion With Linda Laakso and Scott Hedlund

January 27, 2022

In this special episode, Simon Beals sits down with OPC President Linda Laakso and Vice-President Scott Hedlund to discuss issues important to the P & O Community!

 

For more information on what OPC offers the P & O community, visit the organization's website at www.opcanada.ca.

 

Episode 20 - Discussion with OrtoPed COO Jean Desjardins

Episode 20 - Discussion with OrtoPed COO Jean Desjardins

December 16, 2021

In this episode, Simon Beals sits down with COO Jean Desjardins to discuss how OrtoPed has adjusted to the challenges with the supply chain, and how we can work together with customers to overcome them!

 

Episode 19 - Discussion With Dr. Robert Turcotte on Osseointegration

Episode 19 - Discussion With Dr. Robert Turcotte on Osseointegration

December 2, 2021

In this special episode, Jeff Newell speaks with Dr. Robert Turcotte of the McGill University Health Centre to discuss his experience with Osseointegration, and what you should know about the procedure!

 

For a brief overview of the procedure, you can view the primer that the Amputee Osseointegration Foundation of Europe created at www.osseointegration.eu/what-osseointegration.

 

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