A New Life for Old Limbs
July 25th 2018
I have a closet floor cluttered with sockets, liners, feet, knees and sundry attachments and fixtures. It’s a macabre hoard of fake leg parts and, honestly, I don’t know what most of it does. Altogether, it’s gazillions of dollars’ worth of technology that just lies there in my own private…
Service Dog Brings Newfound Independence
July 5th 2018
Life changed for Chelsey Price in 2010, when she contracted a bacterial infection after tubing on the Comal River, which led to a bilateral below-knee amputation. Then, it changed again when she received her service dog Pablo, free of charge, from Canine Companions for Independence.
“When I got home, I…
Fourth of July Hours
June 27th 2018
Tuesday, July 3, 2018: Early closing 8:30-3:30
Wednesday, July 4, 2018: CLOSED
Driving Fore Diabetes Golf Tournament
June 26th 2018
Driving Fore Diabetes Golf Tournament in honor of raising funds and awareness for all the children in our community affected by Diabetes. It's an incredible cause and the men and women that put it together are very passionate about what they do. All proceeds go to send kids with type 1…
Ability's 6th Year Anniversary!
June 4th 2018
Happy 6 Year Anniversary to ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics. We are thrilled to be celebrating our practice, staff, referral sources and all of our patients that have been an integral part of keeping ABILITY going strong for the past 6 years. We send out a big THANK YOU to you…
What Our Patients Say
May 30th 2018
Here at ABILITY Prosthetics and Orthotics of Nevada, your comments and referrals are our greatest compliment. We thought we would share a recent comment from one of our satisfied patients.
Ability Prosthetics is simply amazing! I went through four different pairs of orthotics for flat feet and the one Travis made…
Marathon Bomb Survivors Inspire Medical Advances
May 29th 2018
In the five years since the Boston Marathon bombing, medical science has made promising advances in amputations and artificial limbs, in part because of lessons learned from the victims and research dollars made available as a result of the attack.
Some of the 17 people who lost limbs in the…
May 21st 2018
ABILITY REACHED THEIR 10,000 PATIENT IN THEIR PRACTICE! WE ARE SO GRATEFUL TO OUR BIGGEST SUPPORTERS…OUR PATIENTS. WE THANK YOU FOR TRUSTING US WITH YOUR CARE AND ALLOWING US TO PROVIDE YOU WITH ALL OF YOUR ORTHOTIC AND PROSTHETIC NEEDS! WE CONTINUE TO STRIVE IN PROVIDING COMPASSIONATE CARE AND GIVING…
Vitamin D deficiency again associated with increased type 2 diabetes risk
May 16th 2018
Being deficient in vitamin D could increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.
The research from US and South Korean scientists builds on existing studies linking vitamin D deficiency to type 2 diabetes risk, but the mechanisms behind this association are not fully understood.
The study team now plans to investigate…
Hand-fashioned with 3D printer allows girl to throw ceremonial first pitch
May 1st 2018
An eight-year-old girl with a prosthetic hand has set a goal to throw out the first pitch at all 30 Major League Baseball parks.
Inspired by their love for baseball, Hailey Dawson’s family is calling this "The journey to 30."
And she's well on her way.
Saturday, Hailey threw her…