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Advanced Orthopedic Designs

Central Fabrication by AOD

Advanced Orthopedic Designs is a state-of-the-art orthotic & prosthetic facility based in San Antonio, Texas. Established in 2007, we strive for excellence and are constantly pushing the envelope on design and innovation. We take your business seriously and ensure that every device that we build undergoes an extensive quality control process before leaving our facility.

http://www.aodcfab.com/

Posted 121 weeks ago

Ultra custom prosthesis

http://video.msnbc.msn.com/nightly-news/47584718#47584718

Posted 122 weeks ago

New videos up

Check out the Instructional Videos section of our CFAB site. Including info on casting, Load Shifters, and TURBOs. http://www.aodcfab.com/instructional-videos.php

Posted 127 weeks ago

AOD Central Fabrication

Look for our CFab catalog to come out soon on www.AODCFAB.com

Posted 135 weeks ago

Elephant Gets Prosthesis

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/01/elephant-new-prosthetic-leg_n_943645.html#s345737&title=Elephant_with_Prosthetic

Posted 135 weeks ago

Prosthetics Breakthrough Might Fuse Nerves With Fake Limbs

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/02/nerve-prosthetics/

Posted 135 weeks ago

Ancient Milestones in Prosthetics

Milestones in the History of Prosthetics 
Beginning 4000 BC: The Egyptians were early pioneers of prosthetic technology, with limbs made of fiber.

3500 BC: The first written document was discovered about prosthetics. It consisted of a poem written by Rig-Veda about a queen who lost her leg in battle and had an iron prosthesis made to replace her limb.

500 B.C.:
 The ancient Greek historian Herodotus wrote about a prisoner who had escaped his cell by cutting off his foot and replacing it with a wooden one.

200 B.C.: Archeologists discover a bronze peg which served as a prosthetic leg. 

History of Prosthetics in the Dark Ages and Beyond

450 - 1000 A.D.: Leather peg legs and crutches made of wood, leather, and/or metal are created.

For more, visit http://www.disaboom.com/amputations-information/the-history-of-prosthetics-artificial-limbs-past-and-present

Posted 137 weeks ago

Old School Prosthetics, 1000BC

http://www.livescience.com/4555-world-prosthetic-egyptian-mummy-fake-toe.html

Posted 137 weeks ago

Old School Prosthetics, 1800s

http://gizmodo.com/5626365/victorian-prosthetic-arm++no-no-no-no-no

Posted 137 weeks ago

Horse Gets A Second Chance

http://www.ksby.com/news/horses-get-second-chance-at-life-thanks-to-prosthetic-legs/

Posted 137 weeks ago


 



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