MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Prosthetists, orthotists and members of the O&P community gathered for the International African American Prosthetic and Orthotic Coalition Annual Meeting, here
. View photos from the meeting below.
From left: Otis Petties Sr., retired O&P business owner, is presented with the IAAPOC Lifetime Achievement Award by Jack Steele, CO, FAAOP, IAAPOC president.
Images: Carter SM,
From left: Noel Chladek, CO, demonstrates new gait technology on Courtney Bobo Jr., at the orthotics workshop.
Noel Chladeck, CO, fits a patient with novel orthosis at the orthotics workshop.
From left: Clemmie White, bilateral transtibial amputee, prepares to race Jack Richmond, CPOA, down the hall while wearing his newly fitted prostheses.
Orthotists, prosthetists and volunteers look on as Noel Chladek, CO, explains new orthotic gait technologies at the orthotics workshop.
From left: Jack Steele, CO, FAAOP, IAAPOC president; Michael Smith, CPO; Bernadette Douroux, CPO; Tony Thaxton, CPO; and Blake Barlow, CP, take a moment to pose during the welcome reception.