November 2011, Gettysburg, Pa– Taffy Bowman, CPO with Ability Prosthetics & Orthotics’ patient care facility in Exton, Pa, took part in the Chester County Hospital’s 17th Annual Diabetes Self-Management Day. Over 200 patients, family and friends attended the “Food For Thought” themed event with activities, screenings and displays in an effort to help patients with diabetes explore new ways to enjoy a healthier lifestyle.
“As prosthetists and orthotists, we deal with many aspects of the end stages of diabetes,” explains Taffy Bowman, CPO and managing practitioner of Ability’s Exton, Pa patient care facility, “The half day event provides education on nutritional foods, exercise tips and glucose optimization techniques”.
About Ability Prosthetics & Orthotics, Inc. Ability Prosthetics & Orthotics, Inc. was founded in 2004 in Gettysburg, Pa with a mission to provide patients with the most advanced and innovative prosthetic and orthotic care and devices available in a streamlined, efficient, patient-centered model of care. Ability was recently profiled in the February & October 2006 issues of Fortune Small Business, March 2007, September 2008 and March 2010 issues of O&P Edge, March 2010 edition of Rehab Management, March 2009 issue of Advance for Directors in Rehabilitation and most recently on the Fox Business News, National Science Foundation’s Whisker Robots, NBC’s Today Show and ABC’s Extreme Home Makeover. Ability operates eleven patient care centers throughout the Mid-Atlantic and southeast. Visit www.AbilityPO.com to find out more about how an orthotic brace or artificial limb can enhance your quality of life.