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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!
The most common question for new amputees relates to phantom pains. This is pain experienced for a limb that has been amputated. The mind is not recognizing that the limb no longer exists. The amputee lost their right leg below the knee but their right big toe is...read more
When am I eligible for my next prosthesis? Eligibility for a new prosthesis is a common question for amputees in our community. At a recent Paraclete Amputee Support Group meeting held at Encompass Health in Rock Hill, SC a patient asked: “when am I eligible for my...read more
I messed up. When I was a junior in high school, I crashed my mom’s car. The worst part was that I lied about the cause. My excuse was that I was reaching into the back seat to grab a brush. This was the ‘80’s, so I had to tame the mullet! The truth was that I was...read more
/ˈmīn(d)set/ (noun) the established set of attitudes held by someone. Two Types of Mindset I recently read by Carol Dweck called Mindset. In this book, Professor Dweck describes that there are only two types of mindset: fixed and growth. Studies in human behavior...read more
In the beginning, there was darkness. Then there was an explosion and you burst onto the scene. From the beginning, you have been living your story. Since you began to experience the world, you have been telling yourself stories. Let’s face it,...read more
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...read more