WE BELIEVE IN growth.

INSPIRATION. EDUCATION. EMPOWERMENT.

The Prosthetic & Orthotic Institute has a singular focus – To improve the lives of our patients by assisting them to achieve greater mobility and by providing relevant information to promote their personal growth.  We want to invest in helping improve all aspects of your life because we believe in you!
 
Beyond clinical care we offer content that can help inspire our patients to get the most out of life.  We want to pour into you with wisdom that can help you reach new levels of satisfaction in your life!

Think

Think

What do you think about? Do you think negatively or positively? Thinking is the most challenging activity one can undertake. If you don’t believe me, try it. Just sit for 30 minutes and think about your life. It is likely that within just a few minutes of thinking,...

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I Quit

I Quit

Recently, I quit a professional group that I had been a part of for several years. In this group, I had built close relationships with fellow members. The perceived social pressure to continue with this group can be significant. I dreaded the decision. What would my...

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Garden of the Mind

Garden of the Mind

Your mind is like a garden. Gardens require soil, seed, sunshine, & rain. The more fertile the soil, the easier it is to grow the garden. Here is the challenge – weeds grow much more quickly than flowers, fruits, or vegetables. Weeds grow in droughts and during...

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Work

Work

I recently met a young man named Andrew at Tyler Place. It was a perfect Vermont morning for sailing. I had scheduled sailing lessons, and Andrew was my instructor. Asking questions is a favorite activity of mine, so I began inquiring about what he was up to and, more...

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The Concept of Happiness

The Concept of Happiness

The amount of information available to us online or in the bookstores discussing the topic of happiness and the pursuit thereof is overwhelming. Despite the abundance of content available to us on the subject, our society as a whole continually struggles to discover...

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Judgment

Judgment

How was your meal? Well, it was a bit salty and lacked this or that. Did you see what they were wearing? What are they thinking, buying that house? I could continue these statements for the next six pages. You know why? Because I am a judgment machine and I would...

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Life is a Verb

Life is a Verb

The definition of a verb is ‘the part of the speech that expresses existence, action, or occurrence.’ Life is a verb meant to be lived. Are you living? Too often, we preserve rather than pursue. Our aversion to change is epidemic, but despite our resistance, life...

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Gratitude

Gratitude

To live with gratitude is to be humble because of a deep appreciation for life. Especially living in the U.S., where everything we desire is at our fingertips. This gratitude is an appreciation for the number of souls that are a part of every luxury we experience....

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Time vs. Money

Time vs. Money

What is time? Turns out, there are multiple answers to this question, and the topic can get quite philosophical. For purposes of this article, let's consider time to be the connection between the past, present, and future - specifically relevant to us and Earth. I...

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