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  • Little Richie

    Little Richie

    We asked Dr. Doug Richie to tell us about his work with children. What inspired you to create the Little Richie Brace for children? It was a natural progression after the success of the adult Standard Richie Brace. Since the number one clinical indication for…

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  • Extensive Repairs to Richie Brace

    Extensive Repairs to Richie Brace

    Extensive repairs to Richie Brace or Replace It? Here’s what Medicare Says. Medicare has established guidelines for extensive repairs to a Richie Brace.  First, Medicare assumes that a brace has a reasonable useful lifetime of five years. There are exceptions…

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  • Richie Brace Basic Repairs

    Richie Brace Basic Repairs

    Understanding Richie Brace Basic Repairs Medicare assumes that a brace has a reasonable useful lifetime of five years. There are exceptions to the rule in cases where there is a substantial change in the patient’s condition or irreparable damage or loss. In…

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  • Mark the Malleoli for Richie Braces

    Mark the Malleoli for Richie Braces

    Both you and your patient want a great fit for her brace.  In our previous post, Dr. Doug Richie shared his number one tip for a great fit–proper positioning.  At SOLO, we strongly suggest one other important tip:  Mark the apex of the medial and lateral…

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