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hikes with braces artifical limbsThere is no doubt we live in a region deeply connected with the outdoors. There is no city like Asheville, with an elevation higher than any other urban area on the East Coast. 

We are surrounded by the tallest mountains in the Appalachians, with many peaks rising up over a mile. There are hundreds of thousands of acres of national forest to explore in those mountains and adjacent valleys. 

Rivers and creeks flow swiftly through the valleys, inviting anglers and thrill sealers to fish or float down their waters. Zipline canopy tours invite visitors to literally fly through the forests at high speed to gain a new perspective on the surrounding beauty. 

If you use a prosthetic device, this area can be challenging. The allure of exploring every square inch of the mountains can make anyone want to stretch their abilities to the limits. 

Artificial limb technology has come a long way in a relatively short time. It only continues to improve today. Is it time for a new prosthetic? 

You or a family member may have experienced an amputation recently. Otherwise, it may be time to replace or upgrade your existing artificial limb. 

Whatever it is you need, the team at Orthopedic Appliance Company is where to help you get your new, high-quality prosthetic device. 

New Prosthetic Device in Asheville, NC

Orthopedic Appliance Company (OAC) focuses on restoring mobility and independence to people who have lost a limb due to amputation or a congenital disability.

The professional OAC professional team follows a rigorous, proven procedure to produce the finest prosthetic solution feasible for both upper- and lower-limb applications, working in close collaboration with interested physicians, therapists, other specialists, caretakers, and most importantly, our patients.

The Process of Getting Your New Prosthetic Device

The sooner our prosthetic staff can become involved with the rehabilitation team, the greater the likelihood of an optimal outcome. Our staff is board-certified and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the amputation and restoration decision-making process, including interacting with patients and families to answer questions and alleviate anxiety, as well as participating in discussions about amputation level and rehabilitation potential.

Our team will work with your doctors and rehabilitation team to observe your overall health and physical ability. We proceed to create the definitive prosthesis utilizing more lasting materials and incorporating all knowledge obtained to date after a meticulous initial evaluation process. 

Then we craft your artificial limb.

There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to new prosthetic devices. Every limb we fabricate is one of a kind, fully customized for the unique physiology, capabilities, and lifestyle aspirations of our patients. 

We make sure your artificial limb will fit perfectly and help provide maintenance to make sure you have what you need moving forward. 

We have been helping western North Carolina residents improve their mobility and enjoy our beautiful area. If you need a new prosthetic device in the Asheville or Hickory area, reach out to the expert team here at Orthopedic Appliance Company today