What’s New at ProLab
ProLab Acquires FootStride Technology
Dr. Paul Scherer announced that ProLab Orthotics has acquired FootStride Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-quality custom foot orthotics in the Pacific Northwest.
Learning in the Vineyards: Expert Education and Exceptional Wines
November 1-3, 2013
Advances in Evidence-Based Foot and Ankle Treatlment
The most innovative podiatric seminar, Learning in the Vineyards, is an educational event like no other. With a world-class faculty and exhibitor-free format, the seminar focuses on the advances in evidence-based foot and ankle treatment. The small group size and beautiful Napa setting provides a collegial experience among faculty and seminar attendees. Space is limited - register early. Due to the high demand for quality education, the seminar sells out early each year.
PTFE Patch Breakthrough
Now you can provide patients with prevention and treatment for the serious problem of ulcers, blisters and calluses. Made with advanced material, the PTFE Patch can be easily applied to orthoses or shoes for the ultimate friction reduction.
New Articles Published by ProLab Medical Consultants
The September Biomechanics Edition of Podiatry Management includes three articles by ProLab Medical Consultants.
Find out more about the role of friction in ulcer formation and prevention, including a new treatment modality and clinical considerations (page 111)
This DPM was skeptical about digital foot scanners until she actually began to use one (page 137)
How to reduce both pressure and shear forces to improve outcomes with diabetic patients (page 147)
New Book - Recent Advances in Orthotic Therapy
Dr. Paul Scherer has authored a new book, Recent Advances in Orthotic Therapy. The book is an invaluable resource to improve orthotic outcomes. This well-documented text provides an evidence-based guide to orthotic prescribing in an easy-to-understand format. Foot specialists will find that this is an excellent everyday guide for practical biomechanical care of lower extremity pathologies. Each chapter includes a recommended orthotic prescription for functional orthoses for the particular pathology.