2015 National Sponsors

We recognize the following National Sponsors for their valuable support.

PLATINUM SPONSORS

As the proud recipient of the Frost & Sullivan Patient Care Leadership Award for delivering innovative technologies, efficient and effective clinical solutions and outstanding customer service, Hanger Clinic offers improved quality of life through advanced orthotic and prosthetic solutions. With more than 700 patient care clinics nationwide, Hanger’s certified clinicians provide convenient, quality care close to home or while traveling. We offer advanced prosthetic solutions for people with upper- and lower-limb amputations and differences, including microprocessor-controlled and specialty sports prostheses. We also provide the WalkAide System, a neuro-prosthetic device for people with paralysis. For the location nearest you, visit hanger.com/PatientCareCenters.

GOLD SPONSORS

Endolite

ENDOLITE IS COMMITTED to help those who face mobility and quality of life challenges through continued research, innovation and design of prosthetics that enable amputees to get busy living. Our newest innovations include the Orion Microprocessor Controlled Knee and the elan Microprocessor Controlled Ankle/Foot. As a world leader in prosthetics, our goal is nothing less than to open up the world to amputees so that they can get busy living. For more information visit endolite.com.

Freedom Innovations

Freedom Innovations is solely focused on developing world-class lower limb prosthetic solutions in close collaboration with prosthetists and amputees. After beginning operations in the United States in 2002, the company quickly became recognized for innovative product designs, excellent quality and outstanding customer support. With 25 issued patents and 20 product brands sold in over 40 countries, our prosthetic devices lead the industry in both reputation and performance.Now amputees can step beyond limitations, which may have once held them back, and enter a new world of freedom and confidence. For more information, please visit www.freedom-innovations.com.

Ossur logo

At Össur, your success is our goal.  We create prosthetics, braces and supports that enable people to live a life without limitations. Aware of the challenges you face, we respond, improving on what exists today and redefining technology for a better tomorrow. To learn more, visit ossur.com

 

Otto Bock logo

Otto Bock HealthCare is a company dedicated to delivering quality for life. For more than 90 years we have provided innovative, dependable ways to make it easier to be active for people who face mobility challenges. Our products range from the Harmony Volume Management system to the C-Leg® microprocessor-controlled knee and from the Kimba children's stroller to advanced myoelectric prostheses. For more information, visit our Web site at ottobockus.com.

SILVER SPONSORS

Ability Dynamics

Made in the USA, Ability Dynamics combines the best in next-generation prosthetic expertise, from engineering and materials technologies, to design and testing qualifications in order to provide prosthetic devices that deliver uncompromising quality and performance. Understanding that comfort leads to confidence, Ability Dynamics creates state-of-the-art prosthetics that deliver flexibility, stability and durability for amputees. For more information on Ability Dynamics products, visit us online at www.abilitydynamics.com.

BiOM logo

BiOM is transitioning prosthetics into Personal Bionics. The company produces bionic propulsion technology to replace lost muscles and tendons. The BiOM T2 System provides power assist to enhance the mobility of people with lower limb amputations. Personal bionics will one day help people whose mobility is limited by stroke, diabetes or other conditions of disease and age. To learn more please visit www.BiOM.com.

College Park logo

The College Park tagline for the past 25 years, “Technology for the Human Race”, encapsulates our passion for creating new benchmarks in prosthetic design and restoring maximum function for lower limb amputees of all ages and activity levels.  We design and manufacture a full line of anatomically correct, custom built prosthetic foot and ankle systems. With innovative solutions and precise engineering, College Park remains committed to the research and development of the finest prosthetics for users all over the world.  For more information, visit www.college-park.com

Fillauer

Celebrating 100 years in business, Fillauer is a specialist in prosthetic and orthotic patient care and a leading manufacturer of orthotic and prosthetic products based in Chattanooga, TN. Since 1914, Fillauer has expanded its orthotic and prosthetic manufacturing capabilities and product offerings through its acquisitions of Hosmer Dorrance, Motion Control, Centri, and OTS companies.With four central fabrication facilities located in Tennessee, California, North Carolina, and Sweden and patient care facilities in Chattanooga, TN, Fillauer is committed to providing outstanding products and care to amputees around the world. Visit fillauer.com for more information.

WillowWood

For over a century WillowWood has provided solutions for clinicians and their patients. Our mission has guided four generations of the Arbogast family in dedicating the company to helping those with limb loss. Every prosthetic product we design, such as the Alpha® Family of Liners, LimbLogic® VS, and the Fusion™ Foot, aims to enable individuals with limb loss to remain active and ready to live life to the fullest. For more information, ask your prosthetist or visit willowwoodco.com.

BRONZE SPONSORS

ABC logo

Since 1948, the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC) has been recognized as the premiere credentialing board for orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics and represents the highest standards in the profession with more than 13,000 certified individuals and over 8,000 accredited facilities. ABC is the only O&P credentialing board with Category I recognition from the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO). In addition, its orthotist, prosthetist and pedorthic certification programs are accredited by the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE). ABC is also recognized as a deemed authority for facility accreditation by the CMS, Veteran’s Administration, major healthcare insurance providers, and HMO’s throughout the United States.

BOC logo

The Board of Certification/Accreditation, International (BOC) is a credentialing organization that provides accreditation for facilities that supply durable medical equipment and orthotic and prosthetic supplies (DMEPOS) and professional certification for orthotists, prosthetists, pedorthists, orthotic fitters, and mastectomy fitters. Our mission is to assure industry stakeholders of competency, professionalism, safe practice environments, and quality patient care. We offer excellent customer service, competitive pricing, and much more. Visit our website for details at bocusa.org or call us at 877.776.2200.

Scheck & Siress logo

Scheck & Siress is the premier, private group practice in Orthotics & Prosthetics in the Chicago and Northwest Indiana area. Since its founding in 1953, Scheck & Siress has prided itself on delivering the very best in orthotic and prosthetic care, innovative products and services, and a commitment to the overall well-being of our patients. Scheck & Siress began with the simple goal of providing the best care and service to our patients and to get them moving again. Sixty years later, we still believe in this core concept and technology advancements have helped us immensely in delivering on this commitment. Scheck & Siress has 11 locations throughout Chicago and Northwest Indiana. To learn more about the services we provide visit us at www.scheckandsiress.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ScheckSiress.  

Our History

In 1986, a small group of amputee support group leaders recognized the need for an organization dedicated to the needs of people with limb loss, their families and healthcare providers.

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Our Mission & Goals

To reach out to and empower people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential through education, support and advocacy, and to promote limb loss prevention.

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Our Impact

Whether we reach new amputees with critical recovery information, fight for fair insurance laws or provide tips to make living with limb loss easier, the Amputee Coalition's work impacts lives every day.

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Our Leadership

The Board of Directors is the governing body responsible to the public for the Amputee Coalition’s mission and effectiveness. They establish the strategic direction of the organization.

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