12 May 2021 | Congresses | Trade Fairs

Leipzig to Remain Permanent Venue for OTWorld

The German Association of Orthopaedic Technology (BIV-OT), Confairmed GmbH and Leipziger Messe GmbH will continue their 21-year joint success story: The contract for OTWorld's established venue in Leipzig has been extended until 2036, ahead of schedule.

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12 May 2021 | Medicine & Technology | Education

Orthopaedic footwear technology competence center launched

The profession of pedorthics must and should continue to be developed. To this end, it is necessary to transfer new knowledge, new technologies and new findings from science to the trade as quickly and practically as possible. Since last year, this task has been in the hands of a newly created competence center in Germany.

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12 May 2021 | Medicine & Technology

How to build shoes for patients with diabetic foot syndrome

Guidelines for the construction of orthopedic shoes in the therapy of diabetic foot syndrome offers a design protocol that was developed by an interdisciplinary working group on the basis of the available scientific evidence.

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12 May 2021

"Order of Oranje" for Fred Holtkamp

Fred Holtkamp, teacher and researcher at the Fontys Paramedic Hogeschool, can call himself Officer in the Order of Oranje-Nassau since April 26, 2021. He receives this award because of his commitment at home and abroad to orthopedic shoes and other assistive devices for people with walking problems.

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23 February 2021 | Phedortics International | Medicine & Technology | Education

New issue of foot&shoe

The next issue of foot&shoe will be published on March 16, 2021 with topics and dates from the pedorthic industry.

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23 February 2021 | Events

Online-Congress: Connective Tissues in Sports Medicine

Due to the actual international COVID 19–situation and the current hygienic restrictions, CONNECT 2021 will be held as an Online-Congress. After two successful congresses at the University of Ulm, the third CONNECT congress will be hosted by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) on  March 26-27, 2021.

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