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March 11, 2019

Cosmetic Skin Covers and Rehabilitation

The SkinTones™ System unifies form and function to create a realistic silicone cover which looks natural while protecting the prosthesis. Restoring an amputee's anatomy carries undeniable psychological effects that can literally improve their outlook on life. This can be an invaluable step in their rehabilitation as they return to work, school and everyday life. The

Enabling Upper Extremity Amputees

The prostheses pictured above seamlessly integrate carbon-graphite, hand-sculpted silicone, a multi-articulating finger system, and a BOA® tensioning mechanism, all working together to provide effective and unrestricted wrist movement while maintaining a comfortable and confident fit. This is only one of many innovations that A Step Ahead makes available to our upper-extremity patients. We chose to share this example to show

Giving children the confidence to become successful adults.

Designing a prosthesis for a patient who's constantly growing is a serious business. However, making it look the way kids want is always fun and rewarding. Over the years, we've met and helped thousands of future successes. We nurture and enable tomorrow's Olympic champions and weekend warriors, lawyers and doctors, scientists and teachers, and

Osseointegration and A Step Ahead Prosthetics

Osseointegrated prosthetics are here to stay and now, more than ever, amputees are benefiting from this remarkable procedure. Nearly anyone with a prosthesis can be a candidate for osseointegration, as it is currently offered for above and below knee amputees and above and below elbow amputees. In addition, osseointegration can be used to affix maxillofacial

February 15, 2019

Second Annual Bionic5K Ready for Registration

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – On Sunday, April 28, 2019, the starting gun will go off for the second annual Bionic5K in Harvard Square.  The event recognizes the resilience and tenacity of adaptive athletes while inviting runners of all abilities to participate. According to race director Will Borden, it’s more than a typical road race because it

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If you have a specific question about your current prosthetic device, even if it wasn't made by us, you should feel free to get in touch. We might be able to guide you towards finding the answers you've been looking for. If you're not a patient yet, email would be the best way to go.

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