Facility Accreditation

Our facility is accredited by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) for Comprehensive O&P. We take pride in our dedication and hard work to achieve this level of facility accreditation. We have achieved accreditation every year, from 1983-2011. Complete details on ABC Accreditation can be found in the Accreditation Guide.

Practitioner Certification

Our practitioners are all certified in orthotics and prosthetics by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics. The credential notation for this certification is CPO. ABC Certification is conferred upon only those individuals who have successfully fulfilled at minimum all the following requirements (from www.abcop.org):

  • A bachelors degree or higher in orthotics and prosthetics or a bachelor’s degree along with post-graduate orthotics and prosthetics certificate from a CAAHEP accredited program
  • A 12-month residency in an NCOPE accredited residency program

And, successful completion of the following 3 examinations:

  • Clinical Patient Management Practical Examination:
    A hands on practical examination of knowledge and skills assessed through direct examiner and patient model interaction
  • Written Simulation Examination:
    A 3 Hour interactive exam that uses six simulated cases to test analytic and clinical problem solving
  • Written Multiple Choice Examination:
    A 3 Hour multiple choice examination that assess knowledge of patient and practice management