10-year-old Cameron, an above knee amputee, enjoyed a climb on POA’s rock climbing/training wall during a recent visit to our office. We love introducing our patients to new things and helping to instill a “no limits” attitude in them!
Our own Ronnie Dickson made the cover of the Aug/Sept issue of “Amp It Up” magazine! Check out his article, “Amputation: an opportunity for a better life.” —-> Amp It Up article by Ronnie Dickson
A couple of celebrities stopped by our facility yesterday—POA patient and former Professional Wrestler Steve “the freak” Chamberland and WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy Hart, who managed over 75 wrestling superstars in his career! Steve is the founder of “50 Legs,” a non-profit foundation which provides assistance to amputee children. We are fitting the foundation’s […]
Leo Morales lost his leg at the hip to cancer in 2008. We met he and his wife a few months later, when they arrived in the U.S. looking for a prosthetic practice that would be willing to work with him to achieve his goals. As a hip disarticulate, that would require a a lot […]
Leo Morales, Hip Disarticulate, attempting to break Guiness World Record, proving once again that disability is a state of mind, 10/3/2012
Next month, POA’s Leo Morales of Cancun, Mexico will be attempting to break a Guiness World diving Record by descending 122 meters into the ocean! Leo tells us he is keeping a promise he made to himself and Stan several years ago, “to use his life to inspire others and prove that amputees can still […]
The first episode of the season aired last night. Amy and Daniel were the 2nd couple to arrive at the pit stop — they were ALMOST 1st! Awesome job, Amy Purdy! Be sure to watch next Sunday and cheer her on! Following is a link to USA Today article: Amy Purdy, USA Today, […]