Amputees Maintain Detailed Brain ‘Map’ of Amputated Limb
February 13th 2019
After having a limb amputated, amputees may experience phantom sensations—either a tingle or an itch coming from a limb that is no longer there—that are connected to the brain and the spinal cord. Now, researchers have revealed more insights into the phenomena: Activity in the brains of amputees showed detailed…
Children React Warmly To Classmates New Prosthesis
January 23rd 2019
Having a physical abnormality as a child can be very difficult. Like adults, most children just want to fit in with everyone else. But kids can be cruel, and when someone stands out there’s bound to be some teasing and bullying.
That’s why this video from Birmingham, England is so beautiful.…
Patient With Ossur Cheetah Explorer Foot
January 15th 2019
Check out this video! This is the first time he has been able to run in 15 years!
Becky Piper: Get Back Up Eight Times Story
January 8th 2019
The tattoo on Becky Piper's left forearm reads Relentless Forward Progress. She got the tattoo as a reward to herself shortly after completing her first Ironman 70.3 triathlon in Boulder, Colorado, in August 2017.
Considering that just four years earlier Piper had been beaten so badly that her physicians told…
December 18th 2018
To allow our team members to enjoy the holidays with their families, ABILITY will be operating on the following schedule:
*Early Closure on Monday, December 24, 2018 8:30a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
*Closed Tuesday, December 25, 2018 & Wednesday, December 26, 2018
*Early Closure Monday, December 31, 2018…
December 17th 2018
Here at Ability Prosthetics and Orthotics, our goal is to always provide the most genuine caring approach and provide our patients with their wishes and designs when possible. Please let us know if there is a special design you are interested in.
Office Holiday Gathering
December 4th 2018
December 4th 2018
Happy Holidays from ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics!
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,…