The AOPA World Congress was a great event!
The Limb Loss Education Day and OPAF‘s First Fit Clinic were fantastic!
Much was learned!
At the World Congress, Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth gave Saturday’s keynote speech. She shared her story of how she became an amputee and her journey through rehabilitation.
Check out this video – The story starts at the 15 minute mark.
OPAF will introduce First Fit™ as the newest member of the OPAF family of clinics in Orlando on Saturday, September 21 as part of the Limb Loss Education Day at the Gaylord Palms in conjunction with the AOPA World Congress. First Fit will offer an introduction or re-introduction to a fitness routine developed for the individual needs of each participant. The clinic will feature NFL Hall of Famer, Joe DeLamielleure as part of our teaching staff. Joe earned a reputation for always being in top physical condition while playing as an offensive lineman for the Buffalo Bills and later in his career for the Cleveland Browns.
We are happy to announce the addition of Chelsea Ray to our clinical care staff as an Orthotic Resident. Chelsea earned her degree from Furman University and completed her Orthotic and Prosthetic training at Northwestern University.
Congratulations to Susan McDowell for earning her status as a Florida Licensed Orthotic Fitter!
Susan is also a credentialed Certified Fitter of Orthotics and Mastectomy supplies by the American Board for Certification.
The Amputee Coalition is hosting a Limb Loss Education Day on Saturday September 21, 2013 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, 6000 W. Osceola Parkway, Orlando-Kissimmee, FL 34746, in conjunction with the 2013 O&P World Congress.
Amputee Coalition’s Limb Loss Education Days are designed to bring high-quality patient education and recreation to the local level where amputees live, work, and play. The LLED series is offered FREE OF CHARGE to ALL Amputees and their families.
The staff of Saunders Prosthetics & Orthotics Group will be attending the O&P World Congress and hope to see you there!
Remember, attending the Limb Loss Education Day is free, but you have to register. Please follow the link below to register.
The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team posted a video on their Facebook page of the Kid’s Camp they held in June at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports.
This is a must see!
Apple released a new commercial, Apple – Making a Difference. One App at a Time.
The commercial features different apps that are truly making a difference around the world, including an app used by two amazing people who use it to be more functional with their prosthetics.
This is just one example of the technology that Saunders Prosthetics & Orthotics brings to The Villages.