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Another Happy Ability Prosthetics and Orthotics Patient

April 9th 2015

"I've graduated from AFO's to foot orthotics!"
- Veronica

This is one of our long time patients, we are happy to say with hard work and determination she has improved so much she no longer needs her braces (AFO) and was recently fitted for orthotics. To celebrate this graduation Veronica…

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ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics Puts Patients First

April 5th 2015

ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics always tries to accommodate their patients' needs. Our goal is to make sure our patients are happy and feel comfortable with their prosthetics and orthotics.

This image shows a good example of this. The prosthetic on the left is called a joint corset. This is an…

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ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics Patient Recommendation

April 4th 2015

"I can't thank Travis enough! I was confined to my wheelchair for two years before being cast for my new KAFO braces. The first time I put them on, they fit perfectly. Within 5 minutes I was standing again in the parallel bars! Working with my physical therapists I can…

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Self-Measuring for Lymphedema

March 28th 2015

This is an important skill in your maintenance phase of Lymphedema management.

Self-measuring will enable you to assess the response to your home program and track for status changes. During the acquisition of a new skill it is helpful to practice daily for one week, thereafter it is necessary only…

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Air Travel for Lymphedema Patients.

March 28th 2015

ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics would like to share this valuable information on air travel for our Lymphedema patients.

Position Statement of the National Lymphedema Network

Air travel presents several considerations for individuals with lymphedema and for those at risk for lymphedema. It is the position of the National Lymphedema Network…

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What Our Patients Say

March 20th 2015

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

"Julie,
Thank you so, so much for all of your help. Because of you my self-esteem is better and…

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Care Instructions for Your Compression Garments

March 12th 2015

Thank you for choosing ABILITY Prosthetics and Othrotics for your compression garments. We utilize only the top manufactures of these garments. Most compression garments are made with high quality Lycra.

Care and Maintenance

To maintain your compression garments, the Manufacturers recommend hand or machine wash warm daily to maximize therapeutic…

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Olga's Story

March 2nd 2015

Ewing's Sarcoma Survivor

Olga was 28 when she was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma at the tibia. Her treatments included chemotherapy, two surgeries and an amputation.

I am from Russia and grew up in a big city, Moscow, with a population of 12 million people. I have been pretty healthy all…

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ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics Has a New Mastectomy Fitter in Training

February 13th 2015

ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics’ own Christina Long, MA has finished her degree at CCNN for Medical Assisting. Christina is now in the final steps to getting her ABC Mastectomy Fitter Certification along with additional Mastectomy fitting classes.

“I’m really excited to put my new degree to work, learning under Julie…

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ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics is Happy to Announce its NEW Prosthetic Gait Room!

February 4th 2015

ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics has expanded their practice! They have taken over the entire building to give their patients and staff more room for better quality of care. Most recently ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics has completed their new prosthetic gait room. This room is three times the size of their…

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