artificial limbs
20 Jun

During a limb-sparing surgery, Austin had complications which ultimately let to his right leg amputated just above the knee. Austin and his family’s lives were suddenly changed and faced a new set of challenges they were not prepared to handle.
Austin and his family, soon met Robin McRae at CPO. With her degree in Exercise Science and Sports Management, Robin was especially well-suited to support athletes, children and other individuals who has experienced limb loss. From the age of 12, Austin has been seeing Robin at the Bloomington office where he was first fit with a prosthetic leg which allows him to participate in all kinds of activities. Austin is very active and does everything from riding a bike to rollerblading. His favorite activity in his Physical Education class is ultimate Frisbee.
Robin has assisted Austin in receiving a hydraulic leg, which allows more flexibility and additional activities Austin can participate in. “Our prosthetist, Robin, has been there every step of the way to make sure Austin gets the best leg of his body. I do not know what our family would do without Comprehensive Prosthetics & Orthotics. Everyone in that office is so nice and flexible to help meet our family’s needs.”