Someone 2 Know: Katrina's Courage
May 7th 2015
Katrina DuMond looks forward to the afternoons when school gets out. She loves when her family is all together. But first things first when they get home, "Homework!" she orders. Katrina and her husband work hard to give all their kids special attention. When there are seven children it is…
ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics Own Travis Humphreys Making the Base of a Prosthetic
April 18th 2015
At ABILITY we treat all our patients with the upmost respect and always put patient care first. As part of this belief, ABILITY does not send off to have prosthetics made for their patient. Each prosthetic patient that comes goes through an interview process so Travis can design the perfect…
Another Happy Ability Prosthetics and Orthotics Patient
April 9th 2015
"I've graduated from AFO's to foot orthotics!"
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
Thank you so, so much for all of your help. Because of you my self-esteem is better and…
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…
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…