2-year-old Louie Walking for 1st Time on Two Prosthetic Legs

Louie was interested in every part of the prosthetic fitting process! He was especially impressed with his “bendy” knees! https://nypost.com/2023/01/20/video-shows-toddler-walking-for-first-time-with-prosthetics/?utm_source=social+media&utm_medium=Twitter&utm_campaign=Toddler_Walking_On_Prosthetics_For_First_Time_Tweet&utm_term=NY+Post+Toddler+Walking+On+Prosthetics+For+First+Time&fbclid=IwAR3fC9HKoQ1Z0uaDcPtVml7vZ03YwrYh4tEDD7n4tulLrIECinnuXio6txk

Making a Prosthetic Leg – From Start to Finish

Watch POA prosthetist Rick Shultz create two glittery princess prosthetic legs for Juliette – one for everyday and a running blade for playing and running FAST! ✨💖🦿 Although condensed to a little over four minutes in the video, the time it takes to create a prosthesis (or two, in this case) from casting to final […]

Talie, Hip Disarticulate Amputee

Talie, a hip disarticulate amputee, who recently returned home with her first-ever prosthesis is already out there living her best life! We received the following message and video from her the other day: “Walking in Crested Butte – sidewalks??? I have many miles to go but I am on the path. Thanks again for everything!” […]

Mei White, PFFD Amputee – Paralympic Dreams Come True

Flashback to 2012! MeiMei and Ellie were getting ready to participate in their first triathlon and were very excited! We did a fun little interview about their dreams for the future, which included, especially for MeiMei, being in the paralympics! Fast forward to 2021, and MeiMei is in Tokyo, competing as a swimmer in the […]

POA #LiveYourBestLife Patient of the Week – Marilyn, AK Amputee

Marilyn was a fairly new amputee when we met her. She had lived a very active life, and wanted to get back to doing the things she enjoyed. As you can see in these photos, Marilyn loves her blade, and uses it to do all sorts of activities! Don’t let anyone tell you that you […]

Zappos Adaptive Shoe Line Helpful for Amputees

Zappo’s, an online shoe retailer, has a new program which lets people buy single and mixed size shoes. Very helpful for amputees! Many times the foot on our sound side foot is larger/smaller or more wide/narrow than our prosthetic one. That means we usually need to sacrifice either fit or comfort – or buy another […]

POA Orlando COVID-19 Info

To our #poaorlando family re COVID-19: Hi, everyone! We hope you are all staying safe and healthy. As an essential care provider, we will be remaining open for patient care. We’re taking every precaution to provide a safe environment, which includes staggering appointments to minimize close contact with others, so give us a call if you need […]

Our COVID-19 Precautions

We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation, specifically, guidance and updates from the CDC, State, and Local Government. Effective immediately, POA Orlando is implementing the following precautions to help prevent further transmission of this virus in our community: 1. We strongly encourage you to contact us to reschedule your appointment if: — You have recently […]