2019 has come to a close and what a year it was at NCOPI! We are truly blessed and thank all those who made this year a success. We can't wait to see what is in store for 2020!
Happy Holidays from your friends at NCOPI
Great job William Stauffer for helping Mr. Williams get back on his feet! We are so glad Mr. Williams kept his humor through it all. Stauffer explained that the new limb weighs about one-third of what Williams lost in surgery. Williams responded with a smile. ... "So you're saying I'm still losing weight?" Please [...]
We invited the Future Business Leaders of America Club from Heritage Middle School to tour our Wake Forest facility to learn more about the field of Orthotics and Prosthetics. During the tour we covered the following: Overview of a career path in Orthotics and Prosthetics which included job duties, wages, career outlook, and educational guide What it takes [...]
Medicare, through its contractors, has proposed new guidelines that would have a profoundly negative impact on amputees across the United States. If implemented, the policy would limit and potentially deny access to appropriate prosthetic care. It eliminates coverage for certain prosthetic devices that amputees depend on for every step they take every day. It even [...]
NCOPI was recently a part of a non-profit initiative to secure medical care for 14 year old Palestinian, Hebatallah Shaheen. Hebatallah is now back in Palestine with her family, and we're happy to report that she's doing well with her new prosthetic leg. Here's Hebatallah's story: Fourteen year old Palestinian, Hebatallah Shaheen, flew from Gaza to Raleigh on [...]
North Carolina Orthotics and Prosthetics is blessed with the most skilled practitioners, an excellent support staff, and access to the best O&P fabrication facility anywhere in North Carolina. As an organization, we have many reasons to be grateful as we reflect on 2014. As the year comes to a close, we wanted to share a [...]