San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Innovations combining Silicone Partial Feet and WalkOn AFO
Ottobock Canada is please to invite you to this one day course focused on helping you achieve the best possible outcomes for your partial foot clients by combining custom silicone prosthesis with Walk-on AFO.
Join us for this course, where we will cover:
- An overview of Silicone Partial Foot Prosthesis
- Plaster casting technique and troubleshooting the fitting
- Introduction of the WalkOn family of AFOs
- Introduction to Custom Prepreg AFOs including plaster casting technique
- Gait analysis with Gait Rite
RSVP today! Space is limited!
Snacks & Refreshments will be provided.
About the Speakers:
Caroline Sylvestre - Prosthetic Resident
Caroline is the Custom Silicone Specialist at Ottobock Canada. She graduated from College Mérici in 2007 from the Prosthetics and Orthotics program in Quebec. Caroline worked as a technician in the custom silicone lab before joining the Clinical Services team in 2011, where she works directly with clients and their clinicians to help find custom silicone solutions to best fit their needs. Caroline also travels around Canada and the U.S. supporting the Custom Silicone team and product line.
Vincent Heneault C.O. (c)
Vincent Heneault C.O. (c) graduated from College Montmorency. He worked in the private sector for seven years as a clinical orthotist, in charge of an office at Maisonneuve- Rosemont Hospital of Montréal. Vincent continued his clinical orthotic practice for thirteen years in the public sector at two rehabilitation centers, Constance-Lethbridge and Centre Montérégien de Réadaptation, in Montreal. He was a regional representative for Quebec on the board of directors of C.B.C.P.O. Vincent joined Ottobock in the fall of 2013.
When & Where
Ottobock uses innovative technology, superior service, and world-class education to help people with physical mobility challenges. Established in 1919 in Germany, Ottobock opened its doors in the U.S. in 1958 and in Canada in 1978. Currently in its third generation as a privately held company, Ottobock offers products and services to help people increase and retain their physical independence.