POA’s New Prosthetic Socket Design for Hip Disarticulate & Hemi Pelvectomy Amputees

We’re excited to share with you a new hip disarticulate socket system we are testing! The silicone liner is incorporated into the socket, next to the skin, eliminating the need for silicone shorts. Leo (hip disarculate) and Angelina (hemi pelvectomy) say they feel very secure and comfortable in the socket, and can put it on in less than a minute! So far, the feedback has been very positive, and if testing continues to go well, we will be offering this design option to our HD and HP amputee clients.


Bryan Walks Independently for the First Time EVER! 

 

Look at Him Go!

Today we received this video update on Bryan Santana, 11025307_440320972792686_6659918630950743994_oa little boy born without his lower arms and one leg (at the hip). Last month, he took his first steps EVER in our office! Now he is walking on his own without support!!! How awesome is that?! We are so very blessed. Way to go, Bryan! <3 #Joy #HappyTears #NoBoundaries

Posted by Prosthetic & Orthotic Associates (POA) on Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Hip Disarticulate D’Andra Walking for First Time in 7 Years

D’Andra found POA when one of our videos popped up during an internet search for “Hip Disarticulate Amputees Walking.” She had not walked since her leg was amputated at the hip in 2007, and was looking for new hope. Now she is starring in her own POA video! So proud of you D’Andra–we love your spirit!