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Apr. 2017
It was a great day on April, 15th when Reach OPS hosted the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team Doubleheader Games.  Over 600 people attended the games where the WWAST played against the Newport News Police and Fire Departments.

Mar. 2017
Reach OPS was featured in O&P Almanac Magazine for setting high standards in O&P facility management and patient friendly design.

Feb. 2017
Reach gives back. It was great having the ECPI Physical Therapy Assistant students for training in Orthotics and Prosthetics at Reach OPS.

Dec. 2016
Reach has contracted with the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team to come to Newport News on April 15, 2017.  The event will include a double-header against local first responder teams.

Aug. 2016
Reach Represents!  Reach clinician Danielle Hill threw her support behind the American Cancer Society at the Insane Inflatables 5K in Virginia Beach. The event included a 5K run, with intermittent obstacles along the way.  Great job Danielle!

May 2016
Giving a big shout out today to Danielle Hill (Reach CPO). Danielle participated in the “Bright Pink Mud Run”, a national non-profit focused on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. Way to go Danielle!

Mar. 2016
Reach welcomed local news anchor, Joe Flanagan to work in our lab for a day.  How did he do?  Check it out!  Joe’s Job. 

Feb. 2016
It was a pleasure to join in the Active Aging Expo in Hampton, Virginia.  Great job, Senior Advocate Magazine, for putting together such a great community event!

Feb. 2016
Giving back: It was a pleasure hosting two educational seminars at Reach OPS this month.  PTA students from ECPI and Riverside School of Health Services received prosthetic training and tours of the Reach lab this month. CPO John Robb has a passion for pouring back into the healthcare community.  Way to go John!

Jan. 2016
Reach CPO, Greg Michalov, gave a great presentation to physical therapy students and faculty at the Tidewater Physical Therapy Association quarterly meeting.  Great job sharing your expertise with the next generation Greg! 

Nov. 2015
Reach patients and staff are sending Christmas cards to overseas service men & women.  If you would like to fill one out, stop by our Newport News location.

Nov. 2015
What a great day joining in the Active Aging Expo in Williamsburg, Virginia.  Great job, Senior Advocate Magazine, for putting together such a great community event!

Oct. 2015
John Robb, CPO, hosted a group of physical therapy assistant students from Medical Careers Institute at the Reach Newport News practice.  Students learned the latest in prosthetic & orthotic technology and got a tour of the lab.  Great job John!  

Oct. 2015
We love all the physical therapists we work with, but when there is food involved it is even better!  Reach joined in the fun at the Brisket BBQ Challenge between Tidewater Physical Therapy and Tidewater Orthopaedic Associates.  We couldn’t pick a winner – it was all GOOD!

Oct. 2015
Ahoy Matey!  It was great fun sponsoring the 15th Annual Pirate Run at Mariners Museum in Newport News, Virginia. Over 400 participants made their way along the beautiful Noland Trail.  We love our patients and we love our community.  Way to go Mariner’s Museum!

Sept. 2015
Reach partnered with Tidewater Physical Therapy to support the “Denbigh Dash”.  Proceeds benefited the “Denbigh House”,  a vocational rehabilitation program for survivors of brain injury on the Peninsula. Congrats to all of the participants!

July 2015
Got questions?  We’ve got answers!  Check out our new “Ask the Clinician” blog here at reachops.com.  Send us your questions and one of our certified clinicians will provide an answer.  See blog.

July 2015
Reach Orthotic & Prosthetic Services is pleased to carry the new Willow Wood One transfemoral vacuum suspension system. The Willow Wood One promises more comfort with reduced sweating. Reach O&P is one of the first O&P practices on the East Coast to deliver this new technology to our patients.

June 2015
She did it!  Congratulations to practitioner Danielle Hill for completing her certification as a CPO (Certified Prosthetist Orthotist)!

Danielle has been a resident at Reach since 2013 , after completing her graduate studies at University of Pittsburg. Danielle currently cares for patients in our Newport News and Williamsburg offices!  Learn more about Danielle!

June 2015
Reach OPS said farewell to clinician Jim Storms. Jim is relocating back to Michigan and will be greatly missed by our patients and staff.  Jim’s patients are in good hands with Reach clinician Greg Michalov.

May 2015
Reach is please to welcome Greg Michalov to team Reach!  Greg has served as a prosthetist for over 25 years as well as working as an educator for Össur USA, an international leader in prosthetic technology.  Greg treats patients in our Newport News and Williamsburg offices. Learn more about Greg!

April 2015
Reach is please to welcome Arti Mehta to team Reach!  Arti, a certified Pedorthist, will be caring for patients in our Newport News, Gloucester and Williamsburg Offices.

Arti has extensive knowledge in treating lower-limb foot and ankle conditions non-invasively with orthotics, proper footwear, and footwear modifications, and customizing one-on-one treatment plans to meet each patient’s personal needs.

February 2015
Here we grow again! Reach opened a full service office in Williamsburg, Virginia. The new office is located in Michael Commons, at 211 Bulifants Blvd., Suite B.

Staffed by our certified clinician team, Reach Williamsburg is a full service office providing orthotic and prosthetic care to residents of the Williamsburg and James City County areas. Please call 595-9800 for an appointment.

January 2015
More patients means a bigger lab! Reach Orthotic & Prosthetic Services expanded the News office by opening a, larger full service lab. The approx. 3000 square ft. facility has a robust fabrication area, with multiple ovens for creating custom prosthetic and orthotic devices. The fabrication team provides top of the line prostheses, braces, and foot orthotics for Reach Newport News, Chesapeake, Gloucester and Williamsburg locations.

December 2014
The first clinic in Virginia to fit a patient with the new Kickstart walking system, Reach O&P is pleased to be a certified provider for this amazing new device.

Kickstart is the world’s first affordable and easy-to-use neurorehabilitation system to retrain walking following stroke, incomplete spinal cord injury, and many other neurological conditions. At Reach our clinicians stay abreast of emerging products & technology so that we may provide our patients with the best solutions for mobility.

 

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