Company recognised as the Most Innovative Company of the Year in Europe
LIVINGSTON, UK – July 13, 2010 – Touch Bionics, developer of advanced upper-limb bionic technologies and clinical solutions, today announced that it has won the award for the Most Innovative Company of the Year in Europe in the 2010 International Business Awards. The International Business Awards are the only global, all-encompassing business awards program honouring great performances in business.
Coalition Reaches Out to Amputee Support Group to Help Get Limb Loss Materials to Boston Hospitals
In the wake of the explosions at the Boston Marathon, the Amputee Coalition reached out to the leaders of the New England Amputee Association to help quickly get limb loss materials to the Boston hospitals that are treating the injured. The New England Amputee Association supports amputees in Boston and the surrounding region.
We have custom Crow Boots in the shop ready to be delivered. We have some happy patients today!
As a reminder, with our onsite shop, we can custom make any brace or prosthesis that will satisfy your patient’s needs. Since we do our own fabrication, we are able to assist the patients with any adjustments the same day so there is little to no waiting time. Over the years, CIRS - Prosthetics & Orthotics has earned an excellent reputation for providing patients and our referral sources with on time and professional service.
We are excited to announce that Sierra Orthopedic Laboratory and CIRS Prosthetics & Orthotics will be moving to our new location as of October 1st, 2012! We are excited to be opening a state of the art prosthtic and orthotic office.
Our new address will be:
4847 Old Redwood Highway
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Touch Bionics, developer of advanced upper-limb prosthetic technologies, today announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer. Ian Stevens has taken over as CEO from Stuart Mead, who led Touch Bionics through its formative years as a commercial organisation.
“I am very pleased to be joining Touch Bionics at such an important point in the company’s evolution,” said Stevens. “I am looking forward to working with the team at Touch Bionics to ensure that the company enjoys continued success.”
Sierra Orthopedic Laboratory is proud to announce that one of its Prosthetist/Orthotists received The American Red Cross Hero Award for Medical in Sonoma County. Jon Batzdorff was honored at The 8th Annual Red Cross Real Heroes Breakfast on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 in Rohnert Park, CA for his work in Haiti.
Sierra Orthopedic Labs hosted a special clinic at our Santa Rosa office on April 13th, during which time patients could try out the latest advancements in prosthetic technology. Patients were able to try Microprocessor Controlled Knees, Dynamic Response Feet, Myoelectric Arms, and Advanced Socket Technology free of charge.
If you are interested in trying out the latest in Prosthetic & Orthotics technology free of charge, please call 1-800-315-9808.
The Amputee Coalition is proud to recognize the support of American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, & Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC) as a Cobble Stone Sponsor of the Amputee Coalition’s Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp for 2011. The Cobble Stone sponsorship represents a financial commitment of $5,000 to the camp for its programs and activities. The youth camp is a 5-day traditional summer camp experience for children ages 10-17 who have lost an arm or leg or were born with limb differences.
Eleven members of the Amputee Coalition of America have completed the first Amputee Action Network Training Course. Representing 11 states, the Lead 11 for 2011 will use the training they received to pass and preserve insurance parity in their states, pass gubernatorial proclamations declaring April as Limb Loss Awareness Month and other issues on the Amputee Coalition’s 2011 Legislative Agenda.
“These 11 people have shown themselves to be proven leaders in their respective states. They are active in our legislative efforts, support groups and in their communities. We are proud to present the first ‘graduates’ of the Amputee Action Network Course,” said Kendra Calhoun, president & CEO of the Amputee Coalition of America.”