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Paralympian Spreads Awareness for Limb Loss Awareness Month in Rochester

Paralympian Spreads Awareness for Limb Loss Awareness Month in Rochester

April 26th 2022

During the month of April for Limb Loss Awareness Month, Limb Lab in Rochester aims to raise $10,000 to provide prosthetic limbs and orthotic braces for people in need all across the country. They invited Mike Schultz,  an amputee who is a Paralympic gold and silver medalist, to Rochester to…

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April is Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month

April is Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month

April 1st 2022

Each year, the month of April is observed as Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month to raise awareness about limb loss and honor the millions of people living with limb loss. 

During the month, we encourage our supporters and physician community to reflect, celebrate, remember and raise awareness on…

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New Year Hours

New Year Hours

December 30th 2021

The office will be closed on Friday, December 31, 2021. in observance of the New Year. We will reopen Monday, January 3, 2022 @8am. 

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Christmas Hours

Christmas Hours

December 22nd 2021

IN ORDER TO ALLOW OUR STAFF TO ENJOY THE HOLIDAY AND THEIR FAMILIES, OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED
Thursday, December 23, 2021 @ 3pm
& will reopen
Tuesday, December 28, 2021@ 8am 
HAVE A SAFE AND WONDERFUL HOLIDAY!
YOUR ABILITY TEAM 

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Teen Amputee From Bexar County Lands Netflix Role | Kids Who Make SA Great

Teen Amputee From Bexar County Lands Netflix Role | Kids Who Make SA Great

December 21st 2021

Diego Mercado is happy he's finally getting noticed. The teen is in the Netflix movie "Mixtape." But the recognition hasn't come easy.
"So right from birth, I was different," Diego said. The 15-year-old Medina Valley High School student was born with amniotic band syndrome. It's a condition typically caused by damage…

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Double amputee Inspiring Many In Big Country, Around U.S.

Double amputee Inspiring Many In Big Country, Around U.S.

December 8th 2021

As Dana Bowman descended toward the field at Robert Nail Memorial Stadium in Albany, it was just another day of work. 

Seconds after leaping out of a Robinson R44 Raven II helicopter, Bowman deployed a parachute with a giant American flag dangling at his side. With just nine minutes before…

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Thanksgiving Hours

Thanksgiving Hours

November 22nd 2021

IN ORDER TO ALLOW OUR STAFF TO ENJOY THE HOLIDAY AND THEIR FAMILIES, OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2021
&
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2021
WE WILL RESUME NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2021 AND LOOK FORWARD TO SERVING YOU. 
HAVE A SAFE AND WONDERFUL HOLIDAY!…

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Engineer Designs Cost-Saving Prosthetic Hand For Children

Engineer Designs Cost-Saving Prosthetic Hand For Children

October 25th 2021

A student from the Warsaw University of Technology is leading a team to create a hand prosthesis that grows with its user.

Ewelina Drelich, a graduate of engineering studies at the Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering, and currently a student of the Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology, came…

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N.H. Amputee Overcomes Quarantine To Run In Paralympics

N.H. Amputee Overcomes Quarantine To Run In Paralympics

September 27th 2021

NOELLE LAMBERT’S first Paralympic games tested her mentally as much as it did physically. Lambert, who grew up in Londonderry and now lives in Manchester, finished sixth on Saturday in the women’s T3 (above-the-knee amputee) 100-meter run in a U.S.-record time — but not before some trying experiences.

First, there was…

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AFOs Have Positive Impact on Older Adults With Balance Issues

AFOs Have Positive Impact on Older Adults With Balance Issues

August 30th 2021

A new study published in Canadian Prosthetics & Orthotics Journal demon- strates the usefulness of ankle-foot orthoses (AFOs) on older adults with balance impairment. Researchers from the Department of Rehabilitation Therapy at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, conducted a scoping review of the literature related to adults over age 65 with dropfoot…

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