OPGA Recognizes 2022 Freedom Award Recipients

Orthotic and Prosthetic Group of America honors 31 O&P providers for their work in caring for military personnel.

On Veterans Day, the Orthotic Prosthetic Group of America (OPGA) recognized 31 orthotic and prosthetic providers from around the country with the 2022 Freedom Award for their care of military personnel.

“We’re excited and honored to recognize these O&P providers for the exceptional care they provide to the men and women who have sacrificed for our freedoms,” said Adam Miller, president of OPGA. “These dedicated professionals blend patient care with precision design to ensure our military heroes can have the increased mobility and independence they deserve.”

The 2022 Freedom Award recipients are:

Lima Brace & Limb, Lima, Ohio
Sierra Prosthetics-Orthotics, Grass Valley, Calif.
NovaCare Prosthetics & Orthotics, Sheboygan, Wis.
NovaCare Prosthetics & Orthotics - Green Bay, Wis.
NovaCare Prosthetics & Orthotics, Fond du Lac, Wis.
NovaCare Prosthetics & Orthotics, Oshkosh, Wis.
NovaCare Prosthetics & Orthotics, Poplar Bluff, Mo.
Central Brace & Limb Co Inc., Indianapolis, Ind.
Carolina Prosthetics and Orthotics, Inc., Greenwood, S.C.
Limbcare Prosthetics and Orthotics of Georgia, Albany, Ga.
Limbcare Prosthetics and Orthotics of Georgia, Americus, Ga.
Limbcare Prosthetics and Orthotics of Georgia, Cordele, Ga.
Limbcare Prosthetics and Orthotics of Georgia, Valdosta, Ga.
Total Rehab Orthotics and Prosthetics, Fayetteville, N.C.
LeTourneau Prosthetics, Beaumont, Texas
Georgia Prosthetics, Atlanta, Ga.
Tillges Orthotic & Prosthetic, Maplewood, Minn.
Leimkuehler Inc., Cleveland, Ohio
Decker Integrated O&P, Overland Park, Kans.
MedEast Post-Op & Surgical Inc, Mt. Laurel, N.J.
Miller Prosthetics & Orthotics, Belpre, Ohio
Syracuse Prosthetic Orthotic Center, Syracuse, N.Y.
Transcend Orthotics and Prosthetics, South Bend, Ind.
Transcend Orthotics and Prosthetics, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Transcend Orthotics and Prosthetics, Indianapolis, Ind.
Transcend Orthotics and Prosthetics, Greenwood, Ind.
Transcend Orthotics and Prosthetics, Jackson, Mich.
Transcend Orthotics and Prosthetics, Merrillville, Ind.
Transcend Orthotics and Prosthetics, Burr Ridge, Ill.
Valley Prosthetics and Orthotics, Inc., Allentown, Penn.

OGPA gave recipients of the 2022 Freedom Award a framed award that they can showcase in their patient care facility.

“This is a small token of appreciation that these integral rehabilitation providers can showcase in their facility,” Miller said. “It highlights their dedication to the distinguished veterans they treat and to our nation’s armed forces.”

About the Author

David Kopf is the Publisher HME Business, DME Pharmacy and Mobility Management magazines. He was Executive Editor of HME Business and DME Pharmacy from 2008 to 2023. Follow him on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/dkopf/ and on Twitter at @postacutenews.

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