Amputee Becomes Award-Winning Athlete With VA's Help
May 11th 2021
Marine Veteran Richard Alcaraz (pictured above) has a new outlook on life. After receiving care through VA’s Community Care Network (CCN), he has become a competitive athlete.
Alcaraz suffered from severe dermatological issues causing his prosthetic leg to be nearly unusable. He began to lose hope he would live a…
Physician: Orthotics Can Help Patients With OA
April 20th 2021
Knee osteoarthritis accounts for about 80% of the burden of OA worldwide, and published studies show it contributes more than $27 billion in health care costs annually.
The increasing costs of health care coupled with increasing knee OA prevalence may lead to a tremendous societal economic burden in the future,…
Oklahoma Student Begins Prostheses Awareness Campaign
February 25th 2021
A medical student at Oklahoma State University is doing his part to raise awareness about losing limbs and prosthetics.
Samuel Shepard is teaming up with Oklahoma City group “Limbs for Life.” He will spearhead a social media campaign that starts Monday.
“If we get everybody to share and kind of…
Double Amputee To Walk Another Marathon For Charity
February 12th 2021
A double-amputee who raised almost £10,000 after being inspired by Captain Sir Tom Moore "to get off her butt" is fundraising again in his memory. Last year, Maisie Catt, from Mirfield, West Yorkshire, walked 26 miles over 10 days in her garden after seeing the Army veteran's fundraising efforts.
We Are Always Looking For Ways To Better Communicate With Our Patients
February 11th 2021
We have just implemented a new software program called Solution Reach. It's integrated with our practice management software and is a communication program between our patients and us directly to manage appointments. It's an automated appointment confirmation program that also allows us and our patients to communicate via text, email…
Man Who Lost Legs In Iraq War Joins Police Force
January 4th 2021
A military veteran who lost both of his legs during his service in Iraq realized his dream Friday as he was sworn in as a police officer in Fort Worth. Zach Briseno, 35, who grew up in Fort Worth, is now a double amputee. But on Friday, Briseno was part…
Holiday Office Hours
December 21st 2020
To allow our team members to enjoy the holidays with their families, ABILITY will be operating on the following schedule:
*Closed, Thursday, December 24, 2020
* Closed Christmas Day, Friday, December 25, 2020
*Revised hours Thursday, December 31, 2020 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
*Closed Friday, January…
Office Closing Early Friday 12/4
December 2nd 2020
ABILITY WILL BE CLOSING AT 12:00 P.M. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2020. WE WILL LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, AT 8:30A.M. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.
HAVE A WONDERFUL WEEKEND.
THE TEAM AT ABILITY
November 24th 2020
ABILITY Prosthetics & Orthotics would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving Holiday!
Our office hours:
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Closed Thursday, November 26th
Closed Friday, November 27th
Enjoy the Holiday and we look forward to serving you Monday, November 30, 2020 …
5 Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays
November 17th 2020
Here’s your recipe for staying on track no matter what’s cooking.
‘Tis the season for family, festivity, and food—lots of food. Temptations are everywhere, and parties and travel disrupt daily routines. What’s more, it all goes on for weeks.
How do you stick to your diabetes meal plan when everyone around you seems to be…