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Amputee Completes Virtual Charity Marathon Challenge

Amputee Completes Virtual Charity Marathon Challenge

November 3rd 2020

Amputee Harley Salter was cheered on as he tackled a 26.2-mile route around Portsmouth as part of a ‘virtual’ Virgin Money London Marathon event yesterday. The inspirational 25-year-old, whose right foot was amputated in 2018, used his Alinker walking bike to take on the marathon.

The event was in aid…

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Nonprofit Helps Those With Limb Loss and Limb Differences

Nonprofit Helps Those With Limb Loss and Limb Differences

October 27th 2020

"We believe kids need to be kids, they need to be active. They need to keep up with their friends on the playground, they need to participate in sports." That's just part of the mission behind "Wiggle your Toes," a Shakopee-based nonprofit. There are some children and adults, who've lost…

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Paralympic Amputees Wear Latest Fashions At Show

Paralympic Amputees Wear Latest Fashions At Show

October 5th 2020

Paralympic athletes took to the catwalk in Tokyo on Tuesday for the “Amputee Venus Show.” The event marked the date when the Paralympic Games would have opened. 

The Olympics and Paralympics were postponed for a year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the fashion show went ahead.

It featured a…

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Double Amputee Wants To Be The First To Sail The Globe

Double Amputee Wants To Be The First To Sail The Globe

September 22nd 2020

On an October night in 2008, 30-year-old Dustin Reynolds was hit by a drunk driver while riding his motorcycle home after an outing with friends. He lost his left arm and leg, and barely escaped with his life. 

“It was all just really strange, my memory of it. First I…

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Labor Day Hours

Labor Day Hours

September 1st 2020

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, September 4, 2020 8:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m. 
Monday, September 7, 2020 CLOSED

We look…

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Little Girl Born Without Arm Gets New Prosthesis

Little Girl Born Without Arm Gets New Prosthesis

August 31st 2020

She's four years old and she likes to dance and do gymnastics. Clare McNamara, who was born a right-arm amputee, just got a new artificial arm she can use when she's active. It's got her favorite Frozen movie characters on it and it helps keep her balance better with it…

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State-Of-The-Art Prosthesis Helps Boy Do What He Loves

State-Of-The-Art Prosthesis Helps Boy Do What He Loves

August 13th 2020

Being born a left arm amputee hasn’t stopped a Campbell River youth from living an active life. And recently, Garrett Warkentin, 12, was outfitted with a myoelectric arm, with help from The War Amps Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program. The prosthesis can sense muscle impulses, meaning he can open and close…

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Two Friends Fuel Each Other To Complete Their Own Half Marathon

Two Friends Fuel Each Other To Complete Their Own Half Marathon

July 14th 2020

Deadset on accomplishing a goal she had since eighth grade, Mariah Berner was not going to let a pandemic shut down her dreams of running a half marathon.

When Grandma's Weekend — a popular 13.1-mile race in her hometown of Duluth, Minnesota, that was scheduled for June 21 — was…

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Amputee Fulfills Her Dream of Modeling

Amputee Fulfills Her Dream of Modeling

June 30th 2020

Kiara, from Brooklyn in New York, lost her right leg on Independence Day 2003 while celebrating with her family. The youngster – then aged 10 – was struck by a driver who was four times over the drink drive limit. Doctors were able to save the badly injured child’s life,…

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COVID-19 Update On Office Hours and Procedures

COVID-19 Update On Office Hours and Procedures

May 13th 2020

WE HOPE YOU AND YOUR FAMILIES ARE STAYING SAFE AND PROTECTED!

We have a few updates (effective May 11, 2020)

- Our office will resume normal business hours: Monday – Thursday 8:30 - 5:30, Friday 8:30 - 4:30
-We are now accommodating ALL patients and walk-ins as needed
-We continue…

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