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Ability's 6th Year Anniversary!

June 4th 2018

Happy 6 Year Anniversary to ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics. We are thrilled to be celebrating our practice, staff, referral sources and all of our patients that have been an integral part of keeping ABILITY going strong for the past 6 years. We send out a big THANK YOU to you…

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What Our Patients Say

May 30th 2018

Here at ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics of Nevada, your comments and referrals are our greatest compliment. We thought we would share a recent comment from one of our satisfied patients.

Ability Prosthetics is simply amazing!  I went through four different pairs of orthotics for flat feet and the one Travis made…

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Marathon Bomb Survivors Inspire Medical Advances

May 29th 2018

In the five years since the Boston Marathon bombing, medical science has made promising advances in amputations and artificial limbs, in part because of lessons learned from the victims and research dollars made available as a result of the attack.

Some of the 17 people who lost limbs in the…

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10,000 Patient

May 21st 2018

ABILITY REACHED THEIR 10,000 PATIENT IN THEIR PRACTICE! WE ARE SO GRATEFUL TO OUR BIGGEST SUPPORTERS…OUR PATIENTS. WE THANK YOU FOR TRUSTING US WITH YOUR CARE AND ALLOWING US TO PROVIDE YOU WITH ALL OF YOUR ORTHOTIC AND PROSTHETIC NEEDS! WE CONTINUE TO STRIVE IN PROVIDING COMPASSIONATE CARE AND GIVING…

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Vitamin D deficiency again associated with increased type 2 diabetes risk

May 16th 2018

Being deficient in vitamin D could increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.

The research from US and South Korean scientists builds on existing studies linking vitamin D deficiency to type 2 diabetes risk, but the mechanisms behind this association are not fully understood.

The study team now plans to investigate…

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Hand-fashioned with 3D printer allows girl to throw ceremonial first pitch

May 1st 2018

 An eight-year-old girl with a prosthetic hand has set a goal to throw out the first pitch at all 30 Major League Baseball parks.

Inspired by their love for baseball, Hailey Dawson’s family is calling this "The journey to 30." 

And she's well on her way.

Saturday, Hailey threw her…

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Interview with our local news channel 4!

April 24th 2018

Reno amputee changing lives one custom prosthetic at a time.

Local Certified Prosthetic Assistant Josh Lorimer, 42, uses his skills to customize and personalize prosthetic limbs for his patients. 

"I get excited when people want to do something fun with their leg and personalize it to them," said Lorimer. "Don't…

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From shark attack survivor to para-snowboarder: the Sean Pollard story

April 19th 2018

Content provided by The Guardian 

Paralympians enter their chosen sport for all sorts of reasons – whether they have experienced a life-long disability or had a life-changing illness or event – but few have a back-story as dramatic as Australian para-snowboarder Sean Pollard.

Pollard’s life was changed in just a…

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2018 Paralympics: Amy Purdy dedicated to growing ranks in snowboarding

April 12th 2018

Content provided by USA Today

In the four years since winning a bronze medal in Sochi, Amy Purdy has been one of the leading faces of the Paralympic movement in the United States.

Immediately after the Sochi Games, Purdy debuted on Dancing with the Stars. She actually practiced with partner Derek…

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Easter Hours

March 30th 2018

In order for our staff to enjoy time with their families, we are closing early on Friday, March 30, 2018, for Good Friday.  We will be closing the office at 3:00 P.M.

We look forward to serving you on Monday, April 2, 2018. If you have an urgent need, you can…

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