Our Staff

At Horton’s Orthotics & Prosthetics, our patients are treated as unique people with widely varying abilities, goals, concerns, and potential. As part of our comprehensive care, our staff of experienced practitioners assess these considerations in light of each physician’s prescription, and then we use our extensive resources to devise the best orthotic or prosthetic response.

It is our goal as healthcare providers to educate the general public on specific uses of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics, while continuing our efforts in the area of advocacy for members of our community throughout the state of Arkansas and beyond..

The facilities at each Horton’s Orthotics & Prosthetics location meet the most demanding standards of excellence in laboratory fabrication equipment and procedures, as well patient care norms. Modern technology and revolutionary new materials allow our skilled technicians to fabricate exceptional quality products. Our professional staff excels in designing custom orthoses that answer specific patient needs and modifying prefabricated orthoses to improve function or adapt to a particular situation.

Gary Horton, LO, CO

Gary Horton has been a certified orthotist for more than 30 years and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthotist and Prosthetist, a member of the International Society of Orthotists and Prosthetists, and is currently president of the Arkansas State Orthotic and Prosthetic Association. He has worked with NASA to develop new innovative orthotic devices […]

    Michael Horton, LPO, CPO

    Michael Horton started working at Horton’s at the age of 14.  He started as an orthotic technician, and started seeing orthotic patients as a practitioner after graduating high school in 1992.  He has a degree in Kinesiology from UCA and has his certificate in prosthetics from Northwestern University.  Mike has worked on many projects over […]

      Les Morrow, LO, LPA, BOCO

      An orthotist and technician at Horton’s, Les specializes in lower limb custom bracing and pedorthotics. Les came to us after he and his wife decided to move to Little Rock because of its proximity to Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Each time he is able to work with prosthetics patients and improve their daily activities, Les feels […]

        Christopher Horton, LPO, BOCO

        Christopher Horton starting working in the family business at the age of 15 as a technician and started training as a practitioner after high school in 2000. He has attended classes at Pulaski Technical College and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Chris also has worked with his father on many of his inventions and […]

          David Perkins, LPO, CPO, BOCPO, Directory of Prosthetics for Fort Smith

          You could call David a jack-of-all-trades; he is an orthotist and prosthetist, deals with patient care, assessment, fabrication, and the final fit and delivery of O&P appliances for Horton’s. David is licensed by three separate entities for his work in orthotics and prosthetics, and one of his most memorable success stories is fabricating and fitting […]

            Shelly Perkins, LO, CO, BOCO, LCPed, CFom, Fort Smith Clinic Manager

            Shelly’s integrity and compassion for patients and colleagues makes her roles in patient care and management very special at Horton’s. She has an extensive background in O&P and mastectomy fitting, and has been an instructor at OSU, Okmulgee, for O&P courses. Shelly believes that what distinguishes Horton’s from other companies is the family atmosphere that […]

              Heidi Collins, LO, CO, LPA, BOCPO, CFom

              For Heidi, each patient is a success story. Heidi specializes in O&P and pedorthotics, and one of her favorite success stories from her 21 years in practice is the case of a 3-year-old boy who had an elective amputation—the first time he walked on his new prosthesis was a moment of pure joy for his […]

                Tonya Horton

                Tonya Horton, Director of Billing and Authorization

                Tonya Horton starting working in the family business at the age of 13 filing and answering phones. She has held almost every clerical position there. She received her degree in Business Administration/Marketing from University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2000, and is currently the Marketing Director for the company and is the Manager of the new […]

                  Richard Howard, LOA

                  Richard is an orthotic practitioner who travels for Horton’s to pediatric clinics and hospitals to provide orthotic services. Success for Richard is seeing a patient achieve their highest level of functionality with the help of O&P technology. A case that he will always remember is a patient who suffered a stroke and was unable to […]

                    Gary Taylor, LOA

                    Prior to joining our staff in 2012, Gary worked as an orthotic fitter and technician at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, TX. This is where Gary cultivated a passion for pediatric care, which he has maintained during his time at Horton’s working with our pediatric patient population from AR Children’s Hospital […]

                      Rebecca Rowe, LPOA

                      Four years after applying to an internship at Horton’s, our new manager found Rebecca’s resume and gave her a call—the rest is history! As our assistant manager, licensed orthotic/prosthetic assistant, and mastectomy fitter, Rebecca’s favorite part of the job is interaction with patients. Rebecca’s favorite professional success involves a young orthotic patient—although she hadn’t been […]

                        Kandice Crouch, NREMTP

                        As practitioner assistant to Gary Horton, Kandice visits patients at hospitals for basic orthotic needs and follows up with patients after being seen in the office. The most rewarding part of Kandice’s job is helping children, and one of her favorite professional successes is seeing a three-year-old girl with Spina Bifida take her very first […]

                          Contessa Humphrey, LPOA, RMA

                          As a registered medical assistant and licensed O&P assistant, Contessa’s favorite part of her role is meeting patients and getting them back to functional performance. She hopes that in the future of O&P, new technology will continue to be developed that helps patients live happy, fulfilling lives. In her free time, Contessa spends time with […]

                            Lori Taylor RMA, Board Eligible Pedorthist

                            One thing that Lori loves about working at Horton’s is that it is a family-owned company where teamwork and excellent patient care are the goal. Lori is a certified medical assistant and board-eligible pedorthist who does front desk intake, insurance authorization, and patient care at Horton’s. Lori has two children, is a certified dog groomer […]

                              Hal Shirley, LCPed, LCOA

                              Hal joined Horton’s in 1993 and is a practitioner who evaluates, fits, and dispenses pedorthic and orthotic devices. He is certified by the American Board for Certification in orthotics, prosthetics and pedorthics. Hal is also a board certified orthotic assistant. Hal’s goal is to continue to implement new designs and approaches because “one size does […]

                                Jimmie “Jabo” Perry, Lead Orthotic Tech

                                Jimmie “Jabo” Perry is our Fabrication Manager and Lead Orthotics Technician. He planted his roots at Horton’s in 1991 with no previous O&P work experience, but quickly prospered as a skillful technician and has become one of Horton’s mainstays. His remarkable hand skills and gained expertise makes him a valuable resource, but his refreshing daily […]

                                  Tyler Pearson, Prosthetic Fabrication Supervisor

                                  Tyler is the prosthetic fabrication manager at Horton’s; he ensures that our prosthetic devices are created properly and in a timely manner. While Tyler enjoys creating aesthetically pleasing devices, the most gratifying part of his job is seeing a happy patient. For Tyler, the unique part of working with prosthetics is that they are able […]

                                    Eric Hiatt, Fabrication manager

                                    Led by his desire to work in a field that allowed him to use his hands and imagination to help others, Eric specializes in orthotic fabrication and management at Horton’s. What Eric enjoys about Horton’s is the innovative drive of the company; spending time researching the most up-to-date materials and techniques is an essential part […]

                                      Elsa Lawrence, CFom

                                      As a certified mastectomy fitter, Elsa fits patients with breast forms and bras, verifies insurance, and does scheduling and inventory for Horton’s. Her favorite part of her job is working with women to help them feel happy and confident, and she measures success by the number of women who return to Horton’s each time they […]

                                        Trina Brickey, Cfom

                                        As the mastectomy manager for Horton’s, Trina believes in the importance of customer service. One of Trina’s clients was so happy with her fitting experience that she sent a framed letter to her expressing her gratitude and called Trina her “co-survivor.” Trina proudly displays the letter in her home. Trina envisions a future where there […]


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                                          5220 West 12th St.
                                          Little Rock, AR 72204

                                          501-683-8889

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                                          When Will My Prosthetic Be Ready?

                                          Remember – your prosthetic will be ready about two weeks AFTER your insurance approves your claim. We can’t begin production until your insurance has approved your prosthetic. We know how frustrating the wait can be, and we do everything in our power to make sure that your prosthetic gets to you as soon as humanly possible. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

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