Prosthetic Leg Designed for Ballet Dancers
November 29th 2018
Pratt Institute graduate Jae-Hyun An has created a prosthetic leg that allows amputees to perform ballet like never before. Unlike regular artificial limbs, which are designed to mimic the human body, the Marie-T enables amputee ballet dancers to enhance their performance. Made up of three components, Marie-T features a weighty foam-injected rotational molded foot,…
November 20th 2018
ABILITY Prosthetics & Orthotics Would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Thanksgiving Holiday!
Our office hours:
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Closed Thursday, November 22nd & Closed Friday, November 23rd.
Enjoy the Holiday and we look forward to serving you Monday, November 26th,…
Incredible Veteran Athletes Find Their Injuries Don’t Hold Them Back
November 15th 2018
When you picture an elite athlete’s diet, you might not expect to see pork rinds, chili and bacon and eggs. But that’s exactly what fueled Marine Corps veteran Rob Jones last fall to one of his most incredible achievements — running 31 marathons in 31 cities in 31 days, all on two…
Lower-Limb Amputees With Comorbidities Shown To Benefit From Prosthetic Intervention
November 1st 2018
Researchers have concluded the second part of their Mobility Analysis of Amputees (MAAT II) study on lower-limb amputees. The study investigated the impact of those comorbidities comprising the Functional Comorbidities Index (FCI) and other notable comorbidities, and their influence on mobility among people living with lower limb loss.
What is a Comorbidity?…
October 30th 2018
OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSING EARLY
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018. THE OFFICE WILL CLOSE AT 4:30. WE WILL LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THURSDAY BEGINNING AT 8:30 A.M. HAVE A FUN AND SAFE HALLOWEEN NIGHT!
Service Members Compete in Warrior Games
October 15th 2018
More than 300 active-duty military service members and veterans took part in the 2018 Department of Defense Warrior Games, hosted this year by the Air Force Academy in Colorado. Representatives from all branches of the U.S. military, as well as competitors from the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia, participated in the…
A Quarter Of Adults Are Too Inactive, Putting Health At Risk
September 28th 2018
More than a quarter of the world’s adults - or 1.4 billion people - take too little exercise, putting them at higher risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, dementia and cancers, according to a World Health Organization-led study.
In 2016, around one in three women and one in four…
STEM HUB Students Design Prosthetic Hands For Children In Need
September 19th 2018
Hand in Hand located in Buffalo , NY is a two week program, organized by WNY STEM Hub, that brings together dozens of local students to create prosthetic hands for three local kids, and two children overseas. Tuesday, the students took measurements of the children that will be getting these…
Labor Day Hours
August 29th 2018
ABILITY Prosthetics & Orthotics would like to wish you and your family a very safe and Happy Labor Day Weekend! In order to give our employees time to spend with their families our office hours are as follows:
Friday, August 31, 2018 8:30 a.m. 2:00 p.m.
Monday, September 3, 2018…
Bilateral Above Knee Amputee Using Stubbie
August 29th 2018
The Stubbies are a teaching tool for new bilateral AK patients and then they progress to adding knees and feet as their balance and walking stance strengthen. These stubbie sockets were personalized and fabricated here at ABILITY!