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

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