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Anyone who has ever needed their vehicle repaired knows that not all auto repair mechanics are the same. They vary in personality, knowledge, experience and in expertise. The same is true in any profession…and the same holds true for prosthetists.
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Rick Lowry. Rick was our Patient Care Coordinator based out of Nashville, TN. He passed unexpectedly on April 28th, 2018.
Rick was an enthusiastic, energetic person who loved the opportunity to talk about Fourroux. He adored the personal and professional relationships that he had built over the years, and would go above and beyond to foster strong relationships with anyone that he would come in contact with.
He will be remembered fondly by the many of us who got to know his vibrant, caring personality and bright welcoming smile.
Rick was a loving husband and father of three. He will be greatly missed by his immediate family, friends, professional colleagues and those of us here at Fourroux.
May you rest in peace, Rick Lowry.
The woman highlighted in this testimonial holds an extra special place in our hearts. Meet Mia Roberts, the office administrator of our Fourroux - Atlanta office, who also has utilized a prosthesis for many years now. Mia experienced an Above Knee (Transfemoral) amputation due to car accident in 1996, when she was on the way to high school during her senior year. Her determination and strength motivated her to push forward and despite the hardships she faced, she strived to regain her mobility.
Mia obtained a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling because she wanted to assist others with disabilities to get back to work. She has worked in the O&P industry since 2009 - providing her administrative skills, as well as peer to peer counseling to patients just like her.
Mia’s passion for what she does is evident - “I’m always a phone call, text, or an email away. I enjoy what I do and I’m ecstatic when I can assist other individuals with their prosthetic needs!"
There aren’t enough words to express how much of a difference Mia has made in the lives of those she’s encountered. She is a powerful woman, who has supported and inspired countless individuals and she continues to do so on a daily basis.
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It's mid-January, and for most amputees, what comes with Winter weather can be a challenge...snow & ice. A recent article in Amplitude Magazine highlighted an article that is worth mentioning, called "Ten Tips for Getting Around Safely on Ice & Snow" (Amplitude Magazine - Jan/Feb 2018 Issue).
Most amputees know that daily terrain can be a challenge, let alone adding ice and snow to the mix. This article provides amputees with 10 tips to better prepare themselves when dealing with Mother Nature's Winter elements!
Amplitude Media Group publishes "Amplitude Magazine", a free bimonthly publication that highlights news, articles and resourceful information for amputees. According to Amplitude Media Group, this magazine provides amputees with content on a wide variety of topics, including peer support, active living, emotional issues, health and wellness, mobility and adaptive living.
The University of Alabama Huntsville [UAH] is looking for amputee participants who are interested in assisting with their aquatic rehabilitation program.
According to Shannon Mathis, Ph.D. in the Department of Kinesiology at UAH, the program is designed to help amputees improve their ability to walk with their prosthetic device. Overall their goal is to improve muscle strength, balance and walking endurance, as well as reduce the risk of falling.
The program, which is tailored to the individual amputee, is three days per week, for eight weeks and each session is one hour in length. There is no cost to participate in the program, and for your participation they will pay $100 to each individual at the end of the program.
If you are interested in finding our more about the UAH Aquatic Rehabilitation Program, or to sign up and participate, visit their website at : UAH Aquatic Rehabilitation Program