Making a Prosthetic Leg – From Start to Finish

Watch POA prosthetist Rick Shultz create two glittery princess prosthetic legs for Juliette – one for everyday and a running blade for playing and running FAST! ✨💖🦿 Although condensed to a little over four minutes in the video, the time it takes to create a prosthesis (or two, in this case) from casting to final […]

Zappos Adaptive Shoe Line Helpful for Amputees

Zappo’s, an online shoe retailer, has a new program which lets people buy single and mixed size shoes. Very helpful for amputees! Many times the foot on our sound side foot is larger/smaller or more wide/narrow than our prosthetic one. That means we usually need to sacrifice either fit or comfort – or buy another […]

Our COVID-19 Precautions

We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation, specifically, guidance and updates from the CDC, State, and Local Government. Effective immediately, POA Orlando is implementing the following precautions to help prevent further transmission of this virus in our community: 1. We strongly encourage you to contact us to reschedule your appointment if: — You have recently […]

Marko Cheseto World Best Chicago Marathon for Double Amputee

Marko Cheseto finished 250 overall, 31st in his age group with a time of 2:37:23 at the Chicago Marathon today, smashing the existing World Record of 2:42:24 that he set six months ago at the Boston Marathon! Way to go, Marko — you did it! Your POA family was cheering you all the way to […]

Bilateral Amputee Marko Cheseto Sets World Marathon Record

We are very proud of Marko Cheseto – a great athlete and even greater man!  He ran the TCS New York marathon and  set  a new record for bilateral (double) below knee amputees  – 2 hours, 52 minutes, 33 seconds.  And that was his first marathon!  Then Marko returned home to Orlando and became a U.S. […]

Rosie, Hip Disarticulate Amputee, Takes Off Running!

Rosie, an energetic 8 year old hip disarticulate since birth, was thrilled with her new walking and running legs. “I love them so much,” she exclaimed. “Now i can walk down my driveway easy, and I can switch to my running leg so easy. I don’t want to ever stop running!” We are also making […]

Shaylyn Runs For First Time in Her Life with Prosthetic Leg

Shaylyn, who was born with a bone deformity which led to the amputation of her leg two years ago, recently ran for the first time IN HER LIFE – and she took off like she’d been doing it forever! Afterward, she burst into happy tears, and the rest of us (some won’t admit it) joined […]