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Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp

WillowWood invited our friends at the Amputee Coalition to be our guest blogger and share information about their Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp, something near and dear to WillowWood and our staff. To apply as a camper or a counselor or to make a donation towards the camp, visit the Amputee Coalition’s website. Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp Continue reading…

What To Do With Used Prostheses?

WillowWood receives several calls a month from families and amputees about what they can do with prostheses that are no longer needed. Our customer care team refers the callers to the Limbs for Life Foundation. We invited Lucy Fraser from the foundation to share what happens these to donations.  Hello from Oklahoma!  I am Lucy Continue reading…

Excellence in Ecuador

WillowWood is fortunate to have a global network of distribution companies to provide sales and support for our products around the world. We love hearing about the great work that they’re doing, and we enjoy sharing it with you. In this month’s blog, we are highlighting some recent activities in Ecuador. Uniting Frontiers Forum The Continue reading…

New Zealand and Australia OMEGA® Training Tour

This month’s blogger is Clinical Support Prosthetist Jennifer Dowell, CPO/LPO. After WillowWood released completely new and renovated OMEGA software, I traveled to New Zealand and Australia to work with WillowWood’s distribution partner in that part of the world, Masson’s Healthcare, to provide training and support. Owner Anton Karak and I-En Lim from Masson’s office in Continue reading…

Summer Fun at Camp

The Amputee Coalition’s Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp is a five-day traditional summer camp experience for children ages 10-17 who have lost arms and/or legs or who were born with limb differences. The camp offers challenging activities that build campers’ confidence regardless of skill level and takes place at Camp JOY in Clarksville, Ohio. Last year Continue reading…

Helping Amputees in a Simple Way

As a manufacturer of prosthetic products, we frequently receive calls and e-mails from either amputees themselves or from someone who has an amputee in their family about what they can do with old prostheses. The prostheses could be from young amputees who have outgrown them or could have been used by a loved one who Continue reading…

The Tangibles & Intangibles of Quality Patient Care

This month we welcome BOC as our guest blogger to highlight the human side of the prosthetist-patient relationship. Since BOC is a credentialing organization, it may seem logical to conclude that BOC focuses solely on the tangible aspects of orthotics and prosthetics – like training, exams, and continuing education. Although all these things are important, Continue reading…

Meet Stefanie Reid: Paralympian, World Traveler, & Master’s Student

For the past couple years, WillowWood has had the pleasure of working with Stefanie Reid, an experienced Paralympic athlete. Stefanie competed at the Beijing, China, 2009 Paralympics in the long jump and the 200m, in which she won bronze. Stefanie’s schedule of college, training, media interviews, transcontinental travel, and some occasional gardening, keeps her quite Continue reading…

Going Strong with Vacuum Suspension

Amputees such as Richard Blalock, Scott Rigsby and Shea Taylor are trailblazers in the fields of marathons, Ironman competitions, and mixed martial arts respectively. These amputee athletes each incorporate LimbLogic® VS for vacuum suspension in their prostheses and work with clinicians from ProCare Prosthetics & Orthotics of Atlanta, Georgia, who think outside the box. Having Continue reading…

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