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Sports clinic brings DME in house

July 18, 2017HME News Staff

VAIL, Colo. - The Steadman Clinic, which offers sports medicine and orthopedic surgery, has added a DME service. In the past, the clinic used third-party vendors to produce and sell DME, whether it's braces, crutches or boots, but it wanted more influence over what its patients use to recover from their injuries, says Nick Eaton, DME manager at The Steadman Clinic. “By bringing DME in house, we can recommend products that pertain to each provider's protocol on a patient-specific basis,”...

boots, braces, crutches, orthopedics


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A horse is a horse of course, but Ladybug knocked her rider off course

September 3, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

My friend Danielle, a long-avowed animal lover, has been taking horseback riding lessons for the past year or so. In August, she finally realized her dream of owning her very own horse, a rehabbed mustang named Ladybug (she didn't pick the name). Sadly, Danielle's first time riding her very own horse two weeks ago was not to be. She fell off (I'm oversimplifying here, but neither rider nor horse was at fault). She broke her fibia and tibula (or is it fibula and tibia?) and dislocated her ankle. Fortunately,...

crutches, Prosthetics


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