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Darrell Mixon
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Darrell Mixon

Prior to joining Hortons orthotics and prosthetics in March 2019, I worked as a cast Tech and an orthotic fitter at ortho Arkansas in Little Rock and North Little Rock I always love How helping others and helping patients needs gives me such joy to see a smile on their face. Read More

Kandice Mitchell
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Kandice Mitchell

Kandice is a licensed Orthotic & Prosthetics assistant. Her main focus is pediatric orthotic patients; her favorite professional success was seeing a three-year-old girl with spinal bifida take her very first steps using a device that can Read More

Lori Taylor
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Lori Taylor

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 Read More

Rebecca Rowe
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Rebecca Rowe

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 Read More

Contessa Humphrey
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Contessa Humphrey

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 Read More

Gary Taylor
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Gary Taylor

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 Read More

Richard Howard
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Richard Howard

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 Read More

Hal Shirley
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Hal Shirley

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 Read More

Michael Horton
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Michael Horton

Michael Horton started working at Horton’s at the age of 14. He started as an orthotic technician. After graduating high school in 1992, Mike started seeing orthotic patients as a practitioner as he furthered is degree by majoring in Kinesiology at UCA. Mike became more and more passionate about Orthotic Read More

Gary Horton
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Gary Horton

Gary Horton has been a certified orthotist for more than 30 years. He is 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 and uses these products in our facility. Read More

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