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!

Purpose

Purpose

Purpose in life helps to bring value and meaning to all that we do. It is the compass that determines our heading in rough or troubled times. When we face challenges, we can look to our purpose to help guide our responses. Here is a strategy to help determine your...

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Live Boldly

Live Boldly

Have you ever had anyone tell you you’re crazy?  If so, congratulations!  When my friends tell me I am crazy, I know I am pushing beyond the standard norm.  I know that my dream is big and makes them uncomfortable.  Living boldly is not conforming.  Living boldly...

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Yes or No

Yes or No

Opportunities and activities abound.  Everyone is ready to occupy our time with this or that.  In my studies of success and high performers, a common thread has emerged.  Learning to say “no” can be a significant contribution to long-term success.  Saying no is...

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Commitment

Commitment

Have you ever failed?  I sure have.  For years, I dipped tobacco.  I started when I was in 8th grade because it was the “cool” thing to do.  I attempted to stop dipping at least 20 times over the years until I was able to finally kick the habit.  In pondering why I...

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Surround Yourself

Surround Yourself

During the busy summer months, the blessings of freedom and friendship are fresh.  My mentor, Jim Rohn, used to say, “You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with.”  Take a moment to determine the core values most important to you.  Now, think...

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Energy

Energy

During the busy summer months, the blessings of freedom and friendship are fresh.  My mentor, Jim Rohn, used to say, “You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with.”  Take a moment to determine the core values most important to you.  Now, think...

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Fear

Fear

Can you believe the year is already halfway over?  As we embark on the second half, my hope is that you are choosing to make 2019 your most successful year yet!  Success in life is no accident, it is a choice.  My definition of success will vary from your definition...

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Ankle Foot Orthosis Initial Wear Schedule

Ankle Foot Orthosis Initial Wear Schedule

What do you want in life?  What is preventing you from pursuing what you want?  These are two very potent questions that if asked regularly can mean the difference between a life well-lived or an average life.  My hope is that every person reading this article desires...

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Ankle Foot Orthosis Initial Wear Schedule

Foot Orthosis Initial Wear Schedule

Suggested Wearing Schedule: Your doctor has prescribed an AFO to address a foot and ankle issue. Because the AFO is made of a rigid material, it is important to get used to it gradually. Use the AFO as recommended by your doctor or therapist, and keep all of your...

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Ankle Foot Orthosis Initial Wear Schedule

Spinal Orthosis Use and Care Instructions

Suggested Wearing Schedule: Day 1 - Wear 1 hour on, 1 hour off, up to 3 times per day Day 2 - Wear 2 hours on, 2 hours off, up to 3 times per day Day 3 - Wear 3 hours on, 1 hour off, up to 2 times per day Day 4 - Wear 4 hours on, 1 hour off, up to 2 times per day At...

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Ankle Foot Orthosis Initial Wear Schedule

Supra Malleolar Orthosis Initial Wear Schedule

Your doctor has prescribed a TLSO to address a spinal issue. Because the TLSO is made of a rigid material, it is important to follow the wearing instructions. Use the TLSO as recommended by your doctor and keep all of your follow up appointments. Putting on your...

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