Double Amputee Wants To Be The First To Sail The Globe
September 22nd 2020
On an October night in 2008, 30-year-old Dustin Reynolds was hit by a drunk driver while riding his motorcycle home after an outing with friends. He lost his left arm and leg, and barely escaped with his life.
“It was all just really strange, my memory of it. First I…
Labor Day Hours
September 1st 2020
ABILITY Prosthetics & Orthotics would like to wish you and your family a very safe and Happy Labor Day Weekend! In order to give our employees time to spend with their families our office hours are as follows:
Friday, September 4, 2020 8:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
Monday, September 7, 2020 CLOSED
Little Girl Born Without Arm Gets New Prosthesis
August 31st 2020
She's four years old and she likes to dance and do gymnastics. Clare McNamara, who was born a right-arm amputee, just got a new artificial arm she can use when she's active. It's got her favorite Frozen movie characters on it and it helps keep her balance better with it…
State-Of-The-Art Prosthesis Helps Boy Do What He Loves
August 13th 2020
Being born a left arm amputee hasn’t stopped a Campbell River youth from living an active life. And recently, Garrett Warkentin, 12, was outfitted with a myoelectric arm, with help from The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program. The prosthesis can sense muscle impulses, meaning he can open and close…
Two Friends Fuel Each Other To Complete Their Own Half Marathon
July 14th 2020
Deadset on accomplishing a goal she had since eighth grade, Mariah Berner was not going to let a pandemic shut down her dreams of running a half marathon.
When Grandma's Weekend — a popular 13.1-mile race in her hometown of Duluth, Minnesota, that was scheduled for June 21 — was…
Amputee Fulfills Her Dream of Modeling
June 30th 2020
Kiara, from Brooklyn in New York, lost her right leg on Independence Day 2003 while celebrating with her family. The youngster – then aged 10 – was struck by a driver who was four times over the drink drive limit. Doctors were able to save the badly injured child’s life,…
COVID-19 Update On Office Hours and Procedures
May 13th 2020
WE HOPE YOU AND YOUR FAMILIES ARE STAYING SAFE AND PROTECTED!
We have a few updates (effective May 11, 2020)
- Our office will resume normal business hours: Monday – Thursday 8:30 - 5:30, Friday 8:30 - 4:30
-We are now accommodating ALL patients and walk-ins as needed
COVID-19 Patient Notice
March 19th 2020
March 16th 2020
COVID-19: OUR COMMITMENT TO OUR ABILITY FAMILY
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to present itself in locations throughout the U.S., we are focused on protecting the health and safety of our patients, employees, associates and communities.
We are closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation, specifically, guidance and updates from the…
How to Work From Home: 20 Tips From People Who Do It Successfully
March 16th 2020
How to Work From Home: 20 Tips for Telecommuters
1. Get started early.
When working in an office, your morning commute can help you wake up and feel ready to work by the time you get to your desk. At home, however, the transition from your pillow to your computer…