University of Nevada School of Medicine Students Visit ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics
May 25th 2015
Last week Travis and the entire team at ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics were happy to welcome some of UNSOM's students to show them around and educate them on ABILITY's P&O Practice. Travis started off by explaining a lot of the services ABILITY offers including orthotics for:
ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics Patient Training for the Paralympics
May 21st 2015
Dylan is a former marine who lost both his legs fighting for our country and is now training for the gold! Dylan is training for the Paralympics in snowboarding and everyone at ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics is proud to support him and help him on his journey. Dylan's prosthetic legs…
ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics Prosthetic Casting
May 13th 2015
Every prosthetic patient at ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics receives individual care. As part of our commitment to all of our patients, we wanted to share with you some of the steps we use to cast a prosthetic leg. We were very lucky to have George a past patient let us…
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…