Chris has Climbed Back, Literally, To An Active Life After Amputation  

Received following message and photo from POA client and BK amputee, Chris Morgan.  Way to go, Chris! 

“Celebrating my first Mother’s Day in 2-1/2 years not hopping, limping or crutching around. I could actually play with my kids and not feel like a ‘crabby mom.’  My daughter Jade actually commented this weekend,  ‘I love our family–we’re adventurous!’  {{grin}} Finally getting our lives back! Thanks Ronnie, Stan, and all the people at POA. You guys are awesome!”    #POAproud #workharddreambig #believe


Ronnie Dickson places SECOND in first USA Paraclimbing event at ABS Championships!, 2/23/2013

Congratulations going out to Ronnie Dickson! He took second place at the American Bouldering Series National Championships held February 22-23, 2013  in Colorado Springs, CO! Six climbers from across the country participated in the first ever USA paraclimbing event!

Cameron Conquers the POA Rock Wall!, 10/29/2012

10-year-old Cameron, an above knee amputee,  enjoyed a climb on POA’s rock climbing/training wall during a recent visit to our office.   We love introducing our patients to new things and helping to instill a “no limits” attitude in them!




POA’s Rock Climbing Wall is now under construction!, 7/9/2012

Our rock climbing wall is now under construction… it won’t be long before Ronnie Dickson, CP and experienced rock/boulder climber, will be teaching interested patients how to traverse it!

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Adaptive Climbing Clinic in New York City, March 15 & 16, 2012

Ronnie Dickson will be instructing an Adaptive Climbing Clinic in New York City on March 15th and 16th. It’s open to people of all ages and physical disabilities…. check it out if you live in the area!


POA’s Ronnie Dickson (AK) & Drew Johnson (BK) Rock Climbing video, 3/2011

Here is some video footage of Ronnie Dickson (AK) and Drew Johnson (BK) on a recent rock climbing expedition – Drew’s first as an amputee. What CAN’T these guys do?! Awesome. Click here to viewvideo

Ronnie Dickson, “Climbing with Persistence,” O&P Edge Magazine, 10/ 2010 Issue

Ronnie Dickson, who is doing his prosthetic residency at POA, was recently featured in the O&P Edge Oct 2010 issue. His story of persistence and determination is truly inspiring! click on the following link to view the O&P Edge article