Alex, Hip-Disarticulate Amputee, has a Near-Perfect Gait!
Alex became a hip-disarticulate amputee after a horrific workplace accident. When he arrived at POA a few weeks ago he was getting around as best he could using a prosthesis that was outdated and limited his mobility. We fit him with a NPS vacuum assisted socket system and a C-Leg microprocessor knee, and soon he […]
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 Amy Purdy in P&G #ThankYouMom Commercial!
A must watch! Amy Purdy did a great job narrating this P&G piece which features paralympic athletes and their moms. Amy will be going for the GOLD in Sochi next month! #Inspiring #ThankYouMom #GoAmy Click Here to View Video
Ronnie Dickson Swimming with Ottobock X3 Microprocessor Knee
What Ronnie Dickson can do in Florida (with a waterproof knee) while the rest of the country is freezing! #Sunny #POAOrlando Click here to view video
Celeste Corcoran, Boston Strong! Amputee Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Running!
Check out this Video–> Celeste Corcoran, Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Running! After a few “test jumps,” Celeste Corcoran took off on her new prosthetic running legs! She has taken on this new challenge with fierce pride, determination and strength! #BostonStrong #CorcoranStrong
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
Bella taking Big Steps Toward Independence!
Less than a month after she took her first steps, Bella stopped in to show us what she is doing now! Way to go, Bella! ♥ Click here to view video of Bella #POAProud
Rollerblading on a Prosthetic Leg?? Ellie Can!
Amputee rollerblading?? Who wants to give it a try? #Believe #POAKids #WeCan Click here to view video of Ellie Rollerblading
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 […]
Bella says, “Look at me walking all by myself!”
Bella’s proud mom shot this video footage of her first “solo” steps on her prosthetic legs. We are so proud of this strong and beautiful girl! 3-year-old Bella has come a long way since she was adopted and arrived in the U.S. last November and became part of a wonderful, loving family of six. We […]