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 agility exercises he does as part of his training for the 2014 paralympic games.  Click here to view video

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 are blessed to have her as a member of our POA family as well!   <3    #Blessed   Click here to view video

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Franklin Mejias – Embracing the Journey and Celebrating Life, 8/14/13

Franklin Mejias, meningitis survivor and quadrilateral amputee,  is focused on living his life without limits!!

See video–> Franklin Mejias

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#Believe  #FranklinStrong #Inspired

Video preview of “Central Florida Spotlight” feature on POA!

Video preview of “Central Florida Spotlight” feature on POA which will air this Sunday, 8/11 at 12:30pm on ‪#‎WFTV‬ Channel 9. –>Preview video of POA on Central Florida Spotlight

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#WFTV #POAOrlando #Prosthetic #POA #Channel 9 #Orlando #Prosthetics

Fox News Orlando Interviews Blossom the Amputee Dog, 8/8/2013

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

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#Prosthetic #DogAmputee #DogProsthetic


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 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

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POA’s Chris Gordon in Brawny Towels Commercial

Chris Gordon is shown playing basketball in a Brawny Towels commercial featuring Wounded Warriors. Very cool!    Brawny Towels Commercial

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“POA No Boundaries” – video featuring many of our Amputee Athletes

This video features many of our amaaaaazing amputee athletes – April Holmes, Scout Bassett, Amy Purdy, Evan Strong, Ronnie Dickson… (just to name a few 🙂 May you be inspired to pursue your own dreams, whatever they might be!   POA No Boundaries

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