Inspirational person of the month May 2018!

Our inspirational person of the month is Todd Huston. After losing everything from his leg, to his marriage and his house, Huston preserved to become of the greatest inspirational amputee mountain climbers in the US. Huston’s story of the power of love and inspiration is one for the books. In his book, More Than Mountains, he talks about what it … Read More

May Skin Cancer Awareness Month!

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV damage can also cause wrinkles and blotches or spots on your skin. The good news is that skin cancer can be prevented, and it can almost always be cured when it’s found and … Read More

Announcements for April 2018!

We are happy to announce the new Spectrum Orthotics and Prosthetics Website is now up and running! We made some major improvements to make our website more user friendly and navigable. Some improvements include patients are now online and can be downloaded and filled out ahead of time. They are fillable PDF files, which means you, can now type out … Read More

Athlete of the Month April 2018

Central Florida linebacker Shaquem Griffin, was the star of the show during the 2018 NFL scouting combine. He may only have one hand but that does not let it stop him. Bench pressing at 225 pounds 20 times without any assistance from a prosthetic arm. He also set a combine records for fastest 40 yard dash by a linebacker at … Read More

Healthy Recipes for Spring BBQ

Skip the fatty burgers and creamy potato salad for your first backyard BBQ of the year! Start the season off right with these healthier versions of your favorites that will make you feel good about indulging this spring grilling season! The good news is BBQ food can be healthy and relatively low in calories as well as finger-licking good. Grilling … Read More

Paralympics 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics are not complete without the Paralympics. This tradition of celebrating athletes who overcome amazing challenges and obstacles is something to look forward to. This year at PyeongChang there will be a number of sports that the athletes will be participating in, including alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, ice hockey, snowboarding, and wheelchair curling. Paralympic Alpine Skiing … Read More

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. Colorectal cancer affects all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people ages 50 and older. The best way to prevent colorectal cancer is to get screened regularly starting at age 50. There are often no … Read More

August-National Immunization Awareness Month

We all need shots (also called vaccinations or immunizations) to help protect us from serious diseases. To help keep our community safe, Spectrum O&P is proudly participating in National Immunization Awareness Month. Shots can prevent serious diseases like the flu, measles, and pneumonia. It’s important to know which shots you need and when to get them. The best place to receive … Read More

Summer Health Tips

We all look forward time summertime, backyard BBQ’s with friends and family, cooling off at your favorite swimming spot, and enjoying the fireworks on the 4th of July! During the summer months the weather can also take a toll, heat stroke and sunburns are very common. We have put together some summertime wellness tips to keep you in tiptop shape … Read More