Even though the process of adjusting to life with an artificial limb is unquestionably difficult, advances in adult and pediatric prosthetic technology have initiated a wealth of opportunities in modern times. Greater cultural awareness has vastly improved accessibility, and though we still have much to improve, our culture is more prepared than ever to help you or your child embrace life an artificial limb, with all its challenges and rewards.



Established in 1960, Orthopedic Appliance Company has provided custom orthopedic bracing and artificial limbs to the people of Western North Carolina for nearly sixty years. We have seen a lot of change and growth in the Asheville area. As great people continue to discover the foothills and mountains, we will utilize our blog to continue to be a resource for people searching for prosthetics, orthopedic bracing, and rehabilitation equipment.

However, with our first article, we will discuss five quick reasons we are proud to serve Asheville, Hickory, and western North Carolina.