We love sharing your videos! Here’s one of Jack towing his wagon 1 week after he received his new leg! ♥ Click here to view video–> Jack Towing his Wagon
Franklin Mejias, meningitis survivor and quadrilateral amputee, is focused on living his life without limits!!
See video–> Franklin Mejias
#Believe #FranklinStrong #Inspired
POA was featured on WFTV Channel 9 “Central Florida Spotlight” today!
#BostonStrong #POAOrlando #amputees #prosthetics
Blossom the amputee dog interviewed by Fox News this morning! We’ll let you know when it is scheduled to air. In the meantime, if you would like to learn more about Blossom’s journey, she has her own Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/FootlooseBlossom
#Prosthetic #DogAmputee #DogProsthetic
Meet Blossom, our first canine amputee patient! Blossom lost her hind feet soon after birth. In May of this year she was relinquished to the SPCA and then adopted Rodney Purvis (an SPCA employee) as her new dad. Since then, Rodney, with the full support of the SPCA, has been on quest to get Blossom back on all four paws. Stan Patterson, CP and Steve Bremer, CO met with Blossom and Rodney early this summer and began the fitting process. Cast impressions of Blossom’s residual limbs were taken from which Steve made molds to create the sockets. Blossom remained calm and sweet throughout the process, winning the hearts of POA staff. Once the sockets were finished, prosthetic blade feet were added and Blossom took them for a test drive! Read more about Blossom on her Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FootlooseBlossom and join her journey as she fights for her right to an extraordinary life. Click here to view video—> Blossom the Dog Gets Prosthetic Legs
#Blossom #DogProsthetics #DogAmputee
We are so proud of Celeste Corcoran and all the great progress she made in just two weeks! Friday, her last day at POA, was also a day of empowerment. Stan Patterson had the honor of being her first haircut client in our makeshift salon. 🙂 After that, Stan taught Celeste to how drive a car with her prosthetic legs using the X3 microprocessor leg in ‘drive’ mode for the gas, and her left (BK) leg on the brake. She was a little apprehensive at first, but the lesson went off without a hitch, and another obstacle to Celeste’s independence was conquered! Next was a session with personal trainer Jim Borda in our fitness facility. He worked with Celeste to put together a series of core strengthening exercises to improve her balance and walking. Following video shows highlights of the day –> Celeste Corcoan Takes Her Life Back
#BostonStrong #CelesteCorcoran #POAOrlando