2013 National Sponsors
We recognize the following National Sponsors for their valuable support.
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.
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 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.
iWalk, Inc. is the pioneer and leader in personal bionic innovation. The BiOM® Ankle System is the only personal bionics intervention that enables lower-limb amputees to move with a natural gait at their chosen speed using the same metabolic energy as a non-amputee. Individuals can now return to work and other important daily activities faster and easier than ever before. In the future, the same underlying technology will also help people whose mobility is limited by stroke, diabetes or other conditions of disease or age. To learn more, visit our Web site at iwalk.com.
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.
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.
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.
Your success is our passion! Although P&O Associates (POA) specializes in engineering and fitting high-performance, high-technology prostheses that support active lifestyles, we see patients of all ages and activity levels. Whether you want a prosthesis that will simply allow you to move comfortably around your home, take your grandchildren to the park, or one that will make running a 26.2-mile marathon possible, we will help you achieve your goals. Our patented NPS (vacuum) technology provides maximum comfort, secure suspension and excellent proprioception with the feel of a natural extension of your own body.
POA takes a “whole body” approach. Our state-of-the-art facility includes a 5,700-square-foot gait training area, a wellness fitness center, a 2,000-square-foot golf training center and a traverse rock climbing wall. Fitness training with exercise programs developed, tested and adapted for each level of lower-limb amputation is available. For more information about POA, visit poacfl.com.
Purdue Pharma L.P. is well known for its pioneering work on persistent pain, a principal cause of human suffering. The company's leadership and employees are dedicated to providing healthcare professionals, patients and caregivers with safe and effective therapies, and innovative educational resources and tools that support their proper use. For more information about Purdue Pharma L.P. visit purduepharma.com.