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Hanger Inc. announces partnership with Camp No Limits

February 4, 2015

LAS VEGAS — Hanger Inc. kicked off its annual Education Fair & National Meeting Feb. 4 at the Rio All Suites Hotel & Casino with an announcement that it will partner with nonprofit Camp No Limits on the new Ampower program.

 “We are excited to announce another new element to our relationship with Camp No Limits,” Jennifer Bittner, Hanger vice president of corporate communications, said during the event’s opening ceremonies. “The Amputee Empowerment Partners Program is now called Ampower, and it features a new three-tiered approach of peer mentorship, education and community. Ampower will provide a trained amputee adult mentor at every Camp No Limits throughout the United States, who will assist peer and parent support in building a strong, empowered community of families who are dedicated to approaching life without limits.”

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Kevin Carroll, MS, CP, and Joey Funderburk at the Hanger Education Fair

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Joey Funderburk talks about the non-profit charity Grace's Lamp

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Orthotic Management Techniques for Children With CP

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Sports Injuries in Children Could Lead to Lifelong Disability

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The use of public health notices to protect children from lifelong injuries in sports was proposed, according to a press release. Due to sports or…

Researchers Play Key Role in Development of 'Closed Loop' Artificial Pancreas

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Engineering researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are combining automation techniques from oil refining and other diverse areas to help…
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Case Study Demonstrates Innovative Silicone Technique for Bilateral Wrist Disarticulation

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Personal Provider Experiences Contribute to Compassionate Health Care for the Patient

O&P News, June 2011
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Qualitative Study Asks Adults Why They Continue Wearing a Prosthesis Into Adulthood

O&P News, June 2011
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Study Tests the Role of the Prosthetic Knee for Infants With Limb Loss

O&P News, June 2011
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