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

Inspirational Person of the Month-March/April 2016

Our inspirational person of the month is 8 year old Lauren of Spanaway, Washington. Lauren was born with PFFD (Proximal femoral focal deficiency), a congenital defect in which variable portions of the superior end of the femur are reduced or absent. Due to this condition her parents decided amputation was the best choice at 14 months old and she received her first prosthesis at 16 months.  Lauren recently received a new running flex leg during the Ossur Nike event last March. Among … Read More

Save the Date!

Spectrum invites you to participate in our Prosthetic Performance Clinic on April 16th. This will be a great opportunity for you to work with Prosthetists, Physical Therapists, and Industry Experts to maximize the use of your prosthetic. This clinic is open to everyone, and will benefit amputees at any level of ability. Come join the fun from 12:00 to 5:00, … Read More

Inspirational Person of the Month: Justin Williams

Justin Williams, CPO is our new practitioner at Spectrum’s 2nd Medford office located on Murphy Road across the street from Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center.  Last week he traveled back to Hospital Loma De Luz in Balfate, Honduras for his 2nd medical mission trip there together with an orthopedic surgeon, a neurosurgeon, an anesthesiologist, a physical therapist, an x-ray/cast tech, and 2 nurses. Honduras is … Read More

Thank for joining us at the “Spectrum Night” Spartans Game!

We had blast with everyone who joined us at the “Spectrum Night” Spartans game! We would like to thank Southern Oregon Orthopedics and Oregon Surgical Specialist for being our guests of honor at the Spectrum Spartan game! We had a great time playing Broomball and getting to know everyone. We appreciate everyone we work with and we look forward to … Read More

New Medford Location!

Spectrum O&P is excited to announce a second location, in South Medford! You asked, we listened!  Our South Medford location is our newest addition to the Spectrum Orthotics & Prosthetics Inc. family of offices.  As our Medford practice has grown together with the community, we have recognized that we can better serve our patients by providing a second location in Medford that is closer to those … Read More