Read about the latest news and technological innovations from Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics, including new products, new treatment options, clinician profiles, and how patients and clinicians are overcoming challenges with the help of Boston O&P's products.
Jason Leoncello is a spinal production lead and finish tech, specializing in the production and finishing of Boston O&P's industry-leading scoliosis braces. He has been with Boston O&P for 12 years, and still loves the feeling he gets from finishing a brace that will help improve a patient's life.
Gary Mathis joined Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics as a technician in June 2017. He specializes in fabricating, altering, and repairing braces and orthotics, and has also performed repairs and made some adjustments on prostheses.
Gary obviously loves what he does...he's been in the O&P profession for 35+ years and works in our Cleveland (Westlake) office.
As a helmet tech with Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics, Gordy Frazier specializes in fabricating and fitting Boston Bands for babies who have been diagnosed with plagiocephaly.
The first time Michael O’Hearn won an alpine skiing medal he slept with it for months. Peculiar? Maybe. But by all accounts, the freckle-faced 16-year-old shouldn’t be standing on a mountain, let alone skiing down one.
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John Berteletti has been with Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics for more than 25 years, and has been called “the godfather of the Boston Brace 3D”—the latest evolution of the Boston Brace System, which is custom fabricated for each individual patient using a digital laser scan and precise measurements to create a 3D CAD/CAM model. In this Q&A, John discusses how he joined Boston O&P, his role in developing the Boston Brace 3D, and key advances in scoliosis care.
When Lindsey and Jeremy Walley went for a routine ultrasound at the five-month mark, the only surprise they expected to learn about their unborn child was whether they were having a girl or boy. But moments later, when they were asked to speak privately with the obstetrician, they knew something was wrong.
Lying on the living room floor of the Landvatter home in Amherst, New Hampshire, three-year-old Noah turns to his baby brother Charlie. “I’m going to tell you a story,” he says. Unable to move his arms and in a brace to keep his spine in place, Charlie listens.