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Upper Extremity Prosthetics Asheville, NCWhether you have utilized an upper extremity prosthetic device for many years, or you are new to the experience, adjusting to life with a new artificial limb is challenging. After an amputation, you need a team you can trust to design and develop your prosthetic device. For nearly sixty years, Orthopedic Appliance Company has helped countless people by crafting the right artificial limb for each situation. We are committed to making sure Asheville, the Foothills, and every person who walks through our doors has the best experience possible. We are here to help.

Upper Extremity Prosthetics Asheville, NC

In conjunction with your physicians, therapists, other specialists, caregivers, and you, our experienced OAC practitioner team follows a detailed, proven process to create the best upper extremity prosthetic device possible. Upper extremity artificial limbs include partial to whole hand and wrist, elbow, above-elbow, and shoulder prosthetics. To develop your artificial limb, our process involves these simple steps:

  1. Referral and Initial Care: Whether referred by a medical professional, coworker, friend, or family member, once we are involved, we work closely with your recovery team.
  2. Evaluation and Assessment: Our team will develop your device based on exactly what you need for recovery.
  3. Development of the Prosthetic Device: Utilizing the latest technological and medical advancements, we develop your specific, custom artificial limb, tailor-made to provide the upper extremity mobility you need.
  4. Fitting and Alignment: We work with you to ensure proper and effective alignment of your new artificial limb, making adjustments as necessary.
  5. Follow-up and Maintenance: We schedule return visits to ensure your device is well-maintained and working properly

This process has proven successful for many residents of western North Carolina and Upstate South Carolina enjoy life with custom-made upper extremity prosthetic device. Contact us for more information about how Orthopedic Appliance Company can be a helpful part of your journey.