Whether you recently had a mastectomy, or will be having one in the future, you will need post-mastectomy items that are both comfortable and functional to help you during the healing process. Many women do not realize what impact the surgery has on everyday movements and tasks, like getting dressed, showering and sleeping comfortably. Luckily,...
The loss of a limb can seem discouraging to those hoping to live the same active lifestyle. However, having a prosthetic device does not mean you cannot compete athletically. With today’s prosthetics technology, you can still dominate competitive sports.
Horton’s Orthotics and Prosthetics was founded in 1981 with the goal of giving our patients hope, inspiration, and the perfect prosthetics for their medical needs. Our experts in prosthetics can help you through everyday obstacles, and make adjustments in your new life easier to handle. For over 30 years, our first priority has been to...
Following your operation, you will have to adjust to life as a new amputee. This is a process that can be as much of a challenge as adjusting to life as a new amputee. With the proper self-care and support from others, however, your recovery does not need to be such a struggle.
Having a child who is undergoing scoliosis surgery can be a highly stressful and worrisome time for parents as well as children.
Learn about the newest and best technology that we at Horton’s put to use in our assistive orthotics to benefit our Arkansas patients.
Roughly 1.8 million Americans have undergone amputation surgery. If you or a loved one is about to undergo an amputation, then let this education guidebook provide you with information on resources available to you, such as treatment, supportive equipment, and lifetime support schemes for amputees.
Amputation affects many areas of life. Thanks to the rapidly evolving world of prosthetics, however, patients who have experienced trauma or amputation of the hand and other limbs have a greater chance of continuing to lead normal lives despite their injury.
A prosthetic limb can provide you with invaluable mobility and function, but there is also the potential for problems. A poorly-cared for prosthetic will have a shortened lifespan and may contribute to medical issues with your residual limb.
A pediatric brace will need to be replaced because of the normal periods of growth in childhood. Whether your child was advised by a physician to wear a back brace due to a motor vehicle accident, pediatric scoliosis, or surgical outcome, your child may refuse to wear it if it’s an uncomfortable, improper fit. At...