Spectrum/Ottobock Prosthetic Gait and Stance Control Course

This seminar will provide physical therapists, physicians and other healthcare workers an overview of the functions and benefits of prosthetic knees and Stance Control KAFOs. The course includes lecture and patient case study/demonstration. BBQ Lunch and wine tasting will be served after the course. CEUS Awarded 4. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Course Objectives (Prosthetics) Describe the key phases of the gait … Read More

Spectrum 1st Annual Company Retreat a Success!

This last weekend, all Spectrum O&P staff came together at Lake Siskiyou Resort in Mt. Shasta California. Spectrum has offices all the way from Coos Bay,OR to Santa Rosa ,CA. Spectrum Employees enjoyed team building activities and getting to know each better. This was a great way for our Spectrum Family to come together as one. Thank you to all … Read More

Inspirational Story of the Month- Weight Lifting with Prosthetics

Our inspirational story of the month is Max Okun. Max was born without a left arm, a love for weightlifting and a passion for inspiring people. After trying to workout on his own, Max realized he needed a better option. He contacted his local O&P company to help him make an arm that could withstand the “weight” of weightlifting. After … Read More

Orthotics for Multiple Sclerosis

Orthotics are lightweight inserts you can wear inside your shoes. They can keep you more stable and ease fatigue. They also can brace your feet, which can help if you have spasticity. Fatigue, pain and difficulty walking are all symptom’s of multiple sclerosis (MS). Using orthotics to manage and improve balance can make daily life much more comfortable. With the technology of … Read More

The Benefits of Walking Everyday

We have all heard the old saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, and this is a very helpful way of reminding us to eat healthier. Did you know that walking 30 minutes a day helps keep the weight away? A recent study conducted at Duke University, showed that the minimum daily requirement of exercise to prevent weight … Read More

Spectrum O&P and Ottobock Technology Event

Spectrum O&P of Chico is partnering with Ottobock for an exciting and informational night. We’re making pushing for the right product easier. Join us for an exciting event highlighting all the latest upper and lower limb prosthetic and orthotic technology. Great products, quality outcomes and powerful stories will make your decisions easier. Space is limited, so register today. Spectrum O&P, … Read More