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We’re looking forward to working with you to achieve positive outcomes.
Learn more about what you need to bring and which document you’ll need to prepare for your first visit.
ORTHOTICS WEAR AND CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Maintenance is a critical part of the healing process. Learn more about how to properly wear and care for your prescribed orthosis below.
Recommendations to Parents with Children doing PT at Home
Jenn Poirier is a pediatric physical therapist located in Fort Mill, SC. In this video, Russ chats with Jenn about how parents can help with their kids' physical therapy while staying at home. Watch the video above to learn more. Full Transcript: [Intro]: A...
Ankle 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...
Foot Orthosis Initial Wear Schedule
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...
Spinal Orthosis Use and Care Instructions
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...
PROSTHETICS WEAR AND CARE INSTRUCTIONS
A consistent maintenance and care schedule is an important part of moving forward after an amputation. Learn more about how to properly wear and care for your prosthesis below.
Proper Donning & Doffing the Prosthetic
This video covers the proper donning & doffing of a pin locking suspension mechanism and also the proper donning & doffing of a vacuum/suction suspension mechanism of a prosthesis.
Bobby Bouchet’s Testimonial
Bobby Bouchet’s life changed when diabetes-related neuropathy resulted in his leg amputation in 2019. His faith and positive outlook on life have been keys to his recovery. Watch Bobby’s full testimonial here.
Prosthetic Feet – POI Community Connect
In this video, Russ and Kelvin of Prosthetic Orthotic Institute (POI) provide an in-depth discussion on different kinds of prosthetic feet, and the criteria and considerations used for selecting the appropriate foot for a patient that needs a prosthesis. To learn more...
Rachel Levasseur enjoys an active lifestyle after amputation
Rachel shares her story and how she prioritizes an active lifestyle after her leg amputation.
DOWNLOAD WEAR AND CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Learning from the experiences of others makes it much easier to adjust to life following an amputation. Here are some resources we recommend.
This group is open to anyone who has undergone an amputation, their families, and caregivers. Our mission is to connect and share knowledge, experience, and encouragement.
Join our next meeting to make new friends, ask questions, and find or provide advice and support!
We will meet again in mid-July.
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