Steve Chamberland/50Legs.org Helps Amputee Children

Steve Chamberland of 50Legs.org teamed with POA to provide some of the funding for prosthetic care of these 5 lovely little ladies!

50Legs.org is a non-profit organization which Steve, a former pro wrestler and below-knee amputee, established to provide funding for prosthetic care for children in need.  You can read more about Steve and his wonderful organization by visiting 50Legs.org (website) or the 50Legs Facebook page.

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A Day of “Firsts” for POA’s Samantha (PFFD Amputee), Age 1

Born with a limb deficiency, Samantha recently underwent revision/amputation surgery which allowed her to be fit with a prosthetic leg. This week she celebrated both her first birthday …and her first steps!   Congratulations, Sammy girl!!!!  Following is a link to the video we made to document this special occasion! Samantha’s Day of Firsts!

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Steve Chamberland nominated for Bay News 9’s “Everyday Heroes Viewers’ Choice Award,” Vote for Steve! 1/9/2013

Steve Chamberland, POA friend, former pro wrestler, below-knee amputee, and founder of 50 Legs, a non-profit organization which raises money to provide prosthetics for children, has been nominated for Bay News 9’s “Everyday Heroes Viewers’ Choice Award”. Steve puts his heart and soul into his work. One of his most recent recipients was POA’s Zoe Gibbs, who is featured in a video interview of Steve  entitled, “I’m glad I lost my leg; now I can help others.”   You can view the video here —>Steve Chamberland interview and then cast your vote!

We love this guy!!!! Vote for Steve!    To visit the 50 Legs Foundation website, click here —>50 Legs Foundation

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Steve Chamberland and Jimmy Hart during a visit to POA.


POA Patient Update: Little Luna of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, 11/26/2012

We have an update on little Luna of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico! ♥ Five months ago she learned to walk on her prosthetic leg, and since then this spunky 2-year-old has been unstoppable! Her father sent us the following video to update us on her progress. Bravo, Luna!!! 🙂    Click Here to view video

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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!

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