Bree McMahon’s Comeback Story

We met Bree six years ago, just a few weeks after the tragic accident that resulted in the amputation of one leg above the knee, and severe injuries to the other. Bree, sitting up in her hospital bed, eyes bright with curiosity and determination, clutched a bright green soccer shoe while we explained the prosthetic […]

Excitement Grows for Reveal of Amy Purdy’s New Legs on Dancing with the Stars!

In this article, Derek Hough talks about the idea for Amy Purdy‘s new dancing legs–suggested by her “prosthetics maker.”   #POAproud #thinkoutsidethebox #DWTS #Team Amy #PurdyHough     Click here to see Derek Hough TV Guide Interview Amy Purdy spoke with #yahoo news about her current Dancing with the Stars gig, and reflected on her past. Well done!  […]

Coming Soon:  New Prosthetic Foot for ALL Activities!

Here’s a peek at the new prosthetic foot we have been working on in conjunction with the DOD! If you live in southern California, join us for the exclusive unveiling on Saturday, March 15th!  Click here for details. )

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!

MeiMei wins 1st Place in Youth Category at PTRC Triathlon!

Sending a huge shout out and congratulations to POA’s **MeiMei White!** MeiMei finished FIRST in the Youth Category at the Paratriathlon Regional Championship held in Clermont, FL on March 23rd. She is now one of the Top Contenders for the National Championship!!! WOW! Great job, MeiMei! We are so proud of you!!  Article from USA […]

JR, Bilateral Above Knee Amputee

JR, a bi-lateral above knee amputee who traveled to Orlando from Guam,  is a true example of what can be accomplished with a lot of hard work and determination.  The following video shows JR in various stages of gait, strength, and exercise training.  He also learned how to climb up and down stairs and walk […]

POA video Patient Profile on Laura Ortiz, BK Amputee, 6/28/2012

Amputee * Triathlete * Warrior — Laura Ortiz of Miami, Florida is all these things and more. She is an example of how the power of determination and persistence can help you triumph over the difficulties life can throw at you. Whether you are a new amputee learning to walk with your prosthesis, or setting […]