Amy Purdy Meets with Amputees at POA in Orlando, Florida
While in town for a prosthetic leg tune-up, 2014 Paralympics medalist and Dancing with the Stars finalist Amy Purdy signed autographs and chatted with amputees and other fans during a meet and greet event hosted by POA. #LiveBeyondLimits #noboundaries #POAOrlando
Celeste Corcoran, Marathon Survivor, Connection with Amy Purdy and POA
WCBV Boston interview with Celeste Corcoran, marathon survivor, regarding her special connection with Amy Purdy and POA. #yoursuccessisourpassion Click here to view WCBV News video.
POA’s Evan Strong (Gold) and Amy Purdy (Bronze) Earn Paralympic Medals in Sochi Today!
Sending a huge shout out and congrats to Evan Strong and Amy Purdy on their amazing achievements in snowboard cross at the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, Russia today! Evan Strong earned a GOLD Medal in Men’s Standing Division. You can see his 3rd round finish here. Amy Purdy is also on the podium with […]
Meet Hernan Knob of Colombia, and read his incredible story of survival, 10/23/2013
The time was 3:30 am on June 5, 1993, in Pereira, Colombia. Hernan Knob, then a 22-year-old college student, had just finished a shift at a popular night club when he heard a knock at the door. As Hernan turned the knob and opened the door he was met by a blinding light and tremendous […]
POA’s Celeste Corcoran, Boston Bombing Survivor, on TODAY Show this morning, Oct 16 2013
Celeste and Sydney Corcoran featured on TODAY Show this morning. Lots of good footage of Celeste’s two weeks at POA, and all the great strides she made in her recovery while here — first haircut and driving for first time! #BostonStrong #CorcoranStrong #TodayShow
Ireland Nugent’s new prosthetic legs!
We fit Ireland Nugent with new prosthetic legs last week. Feeling much more comfortable with the process this time, she even helped Stan cast the molds! Ireland’s New Legs!♥ #NoBoundaries
POA’s Evan Strong, Para-Snowboard Cross World Champion
Meet Evan Strong, POA client onthe Road to #Sochi2014 #ParalympicAthlete #TeamUSA! Last month, Evan Strong spent a week here at POA being fit with a new custom elevated-vacuum prosthetic socket to optimize his performance on the slopes. Just before he returned to the Olympic Training Center in Colorado, Strong demonstrated some of the core and […]
POA on Central Florida Spotlight
POA was featured on WFTV Channel 9 “Central Florida Spotlight” today! POA on Central Florida Spotlight . . . . #BostonStrong #POAOrlando #amputees #prosthetics
Blossom, Bilateral Amputee Dog, Takes Her New Legs for a Test Drive!, 8/8/2013
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 […]
POA’s Celeste Corcoran Is Taking her Life Back…One Step at a Time! Boston Strong!! 8/4/2013
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 […]