ActivArmor for Diabetic/Charcot Foot

ActivArmor for Diabetic/Charcot Foot

For 30 years, the “Gold Standard” approach for offloading diabetic foot ulcers has been the Total Contact Cast (TCC). Despite the strong evidence supporting it, the TCC has consistently been grossly underutilized; in fact, it is well documented that fewer than 10% of...
ActivArmor and FOOSH

ActivArmor and FOOSH

You look at the title and wonder what exactly a FOOSH is. FOOSH is an acronym for fall on an outstretched hand. It can be a simple fall or a traumatic fall. What type of activities can cause a FOOSH? There are many different causes of this injury. It could be from...
“Healing a Broken Wrist with a Flash of Purple”

“Healing a Broken Wrist with a Flash of Purple”

13-year-old Kylee Menszak broke her wrist in gym class which would make her ineligible for her soccer season if she was placed in a traditional plaster cast. Thanks to St Lukes Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Dustin Green Greenhill, MD, she didn’t have to miss her...
Veterans Day 2021

Veterans Day 2021

Everyone here at ActivArmor wants to wish our current and former military members a Happy Veterans Day!   Here are some facts you may or may not know about Veterans Day: Veterans Day was originally named Armistice Day, which signaled the end of World War I back...
Cast saw injuries

Cast saw injuries

  Having a broken bone is something difficult to deal with. Being on both sides, from having to wear a cast and being the person applying/removing the cast, can be nerve-racking. It is hard to have that cast placed on and taken off, hoping the person applying and...