Boston Othotics and Prosthetics
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Orthotics

Learn more about the lower-limb orthoses offered by Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics, including profiles of the clinicians that fabricate and fit our lower limb orthoses, the conditions that can benefit from treatment with lower limb orthoses, and patients that are achieving their dreams through the use of orthotic devices.

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Toddler with Spina Bifida Working Towards First Steps

Toddler with Spina Bifida Working Towards First Steps

When Tucker’s mom, Mia, talks about her son, she is overcome with emotion. “I just love to talk about him,” she says. “He’s got an incredible personality and can make everybody in a room light up.” — For this, Mia and Tyler Thurston are especially grateful.

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Q&A with Shana Garland, CPO, DPT, Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics

Q&A with Shana Garland, CPO, DPT, Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics

Shana Garland is a Certified Orthotist Prosthetist and Doctor of Physical Therapy who specializes in pediatric lower extremity orthotics at the Boston O&P clinic in Richmond, Virgina. Shana also practices pediatric physical therapy at Children's Hospital of the Kings Daughter (CHKD). In this Q&A, Shana shares how she was introduced to the field of pediatric orthotics and her personal philosophy on patient care.

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Rare and Resilient: Maya’s Journey with SMA

Rare and Resilient: Maya’s Journey with SMA

At 4 months old, Maya had not rolled over the way other babies do. Her mom, Gislane Lima, a nurse, knew something wasn’t right. Maya was referred to a neurologist. In the exam room, Gislane observed and listened as the doctors spoke to one another in hushed tones: “Classic symptoms of SMA” — an acronym she’d never heard. Outside, in the parking lot, in the harsh light of a Summer day, she Googled SMA. “It took my breath away,” she says.

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Q&A with Catherine Falcone, CPO, Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics

Q&A with Catherine Falcone, CPO, Boston Orthotics & Prosthetics

Catherine Falcone is a certified orthotist/prosthetist who specializes in Pediatric Orthotics and Prosthetics and Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) at the Boston O&P clinic in St. Louis, Missouri. In this Q&A, Catherine shares how she was introduced to the field of pediatric orthotics and her  personal philosophy on patient care.

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