When you choose a new doctor or dentist, you likely do quite a bit of homework. You may ask around for recommendations, check reviews, or call in to see what type of customer service you receive. When you are in need of a custom prosthesis, the same careful and critical vetting process should take place. Keep reading to learn what key factors to look for when choosing the best custom prosthetics company and prosthetist for you.
Life after an amputation reflects a new transition—one that comes with inevitable challenges and complicated emotions. However, with the right support network, returning to your optimal self with an artificial limb is possible. At Horton’s Orthotics and Prosthetics, we put patient care first. Let us be a part of the ideal support network for you. Transitioning to life with an artificial limb For most amputees, acquiring a prosthetic device is usually the first step in improving quality of life. To do this, you must research carefully and look for a qualified prosthetist. It is extremely important to choose the right...
Have you ever thought about what life would be like without an arm or a leg? It would make many of your daily routines more difficult and, in some cases, impossible. However, thanks to the amazing world of prosthetics, we can use artificial body parts to regain many of the functions of a missing limb.
There are many decisions to make after breast surgery. One thing you may not have considered yet is bras. Should you wear one at all? Do you need regular bras or post-mastectomy bras? Should you wear mastectomy bras with built-in forms?
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The cutting edge technologies supporting prosthetics and orthotics continue to advance, with even more on the horizon. From new techniques in surgery to deeper levels of customizability, this field is rapidly changing to provide improvements in the function of prosthetics and orthotics. Take a look at the latest technologies being used today. New technology used in prosthetics
With almost two million people all across the country living with limb loss and over 500 amputations taking place every single day, there are a lot of people to celebrate this April.
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, your clothing and lifestyle options are continuing to grow every day, as there are more products that offer comfort and ease of use as you transition into life post-mastectomy.
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 provide a lifetime of quality service and support to our patients. Our staff in Little Rock, North Little Rock, Bryant, Fort Smith, and Searcy are here with you every step of the way. It is this personal approach to patient care that makes Horton’s the...