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New Technologies for Prosthetics and Orthotics

January 1, 2021 — December 19, 2025
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Technology options for improved treatment in orthotics and prosthetics will be discussed. Panelists will share innovations on a new approach to smart sensing joint modules in orthotics; a new method to improve socket climate; digital manufacturing in the O&P clinic and 3D printed prosthetic feet—new approaches to functional components. View Course Preview....
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Besier, Thor

Thor Besier, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute and has a joint appointment with the Department of Engineering Science.

Breuninger, Jannis

Jannis Breuninger, MSc, co-founded Mecuris GmbH and is the Head of Product Design.

Hansen, Andrew

Andrew Hansen, PhD, is currently the Director of the Minneapolis Adaptive Design & Engineering (MADE) Program at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System and an Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Minnesota.

Schaefer, Michael

Michael Schäfer, CPO, is CEO of POHLIG GmbH. He serves as a board member of ISPO Germany. He currently serves as Clinical Chair for OT World and on numerous committees and works for setting quality standards in upper and lower extremity prosthetics in Germany.

Schneider, Urs

Urs Schneider, MD, PhD, is director of the medical and biotech section at Fraunhofer IPA in Stuttgart and his own highly interdisciplinary Biomechatronics department. He also serves as head of the Human Technology Interaction department at IFF, University of Stuttgart and teaches medical device mechatronics at Stuttgart University.

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