Aplus.com Limb Loss Awareness Month – Dan Bastian

The month of April is Limb Loss Awareness Month, an important time of year for Daniel Bastian, a certified prosthetist (CP) and an above-the-knee amputee himself. After he was diagnosed with cancer at age 15, Bastian was told he had six months to live. Ten years and eighteen surgeries later, he decided to amputate his right leg, due to a …

Long Island Weekly feature on Progressive O&P

According to the Amputee Coalition of America, there will be 3.6 million people living with some type of limb amputation by the year 2050. In order to bring awareness to this issue, the Amputee Coalition of America has designated the month of April as Limb Loss Awareness Month. For more than 15 years, the clinical staff at the Albertson-based facility, …

Progressive O&P’s Dan Bastian Named to the Board of NAAOP

Congratulations to Dan Bastian, Progressive Orthotics & Prosthetics Inc. co-owner, for being named to the board of National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics & Prosthetics. Dan will serve a one-year term and through the second session of the 115th Congress. NAAOP announcement Long Island Business News announcement Mineola American article O&P Edge announcement

Progressive O&P Helps a Survivor of Domestic Violence Get the Prosthesis She Deserves

ALBERTSON, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Did you know that almost one-third of women worldwide who have been in a relationship report that they have experienced some sort of physical and/or sexual violence by their intimate partner*? Two years ago, Progressive O&P was introduced by Help & Shelter, an organization founded in 1995 to work against all types of violence, to the tragic story …

Progessive O&P’S Dan Bastian Featured in New York Post Article

Albertson, New York. Progressive O&P’s own Dan Bastian was featured in a recent New York Post article on the advancement in artificial limbs. The article highlights Dan and four other people with advanced prosthetic limbs showing how their limb loss has not stopped them from enjoying favorite activities or from pursuing their dreams. Are these artificial limbs better than the …

Progressive O&P, Inc. introduces the Triton Smart Ankle Prosthetic Foot from Ottobock

Albertson, New York. Progressive O&P, Inc. is now offering the Triton smart ankle. Adding the function of a microprocessor ankle and the personal control of a smartphone app to a prosthesis dramatically improves function and expands activity options for people with limb loss. The Triton smart ankle utilizes Europa technology and other sensors to gather data about force, acceleration and …

Progressive O&P, Inc. Introduces The Ottobock C-Leg 4® To Their Patients

April 27, 2015. ALBERTSON, NY – Progressive O&P, Inc. is proud to be among the first prosthetic practices in the country to offer the Ottobock C-Leg 4® microprocessor-controlled prosthetic knee. For above-knee amputees, a microprocessor knee can help them take that “next step” into becoming more independent and active. Microprocessor knees contain onboard processor chips that monitor many different aspects …

Progressive O&P Leads the Fight Against “One Limb for Life”

ALBERTSON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Living with the loss of an arm or a leg is hard enough, and now amputees have begun a fight for insurance coverage in New York state. As CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reported exclusively Tuesday, the standard health plans for the state limit how many artificial limbs a person can have – to exactly one. After battling …

Progressive O&P Featured In The O&P Edge Magazine

Progressive Orthotics & Prosthetics was featured in the October 2014 issue of The O&P Edge magazine. The article focused on the addition of Melissa Antonucci and how patients can benefit from a full-time social worker on staff. Read the full article here >