Prosthetics: The Future Seminar

Patients and technical experts gave hands on practical demonstrations at ProActive Prosthetics seminar, entitled Prosthetics the Future, at their Surrey based clinic on Friday 25th November 2011. The aim of the seminar, which was accredited by APIL with 6 hours CPD, was to give some practical insight into the rehabilitation of amputees and the role […]

Matthew Pizzey joins ProActive as Prosthetic Technician

ProActive Prosthetics are pleased to announce the appointment of a new technician, Matthew Pizzey, to the team. Matthew joins the clinic, which includes three prosthetists, a physiotherapist and operations director, to assist in the making of sockets, thermal plastics and laminating. A mechanical engineer by trade, Matthew’s previous role included designing and drawing under floor […]

ProActive Prosthetics – first UK clinic to fit the new Genium® Knee

ProActive Prosthetics were selected to be the first UK clinic to fit their new Genium® knee to our patient Matthew Newbury. Matthew has been a C-Leg® user for 8 years and after trialing the new Genium® knee for a week in July, decided to upgrade to the Genium®. Matthew took delivery of his new Genium® […]

Richard Nieveen speaks at International meeting in Marseille

Richard Nieveen was invited to an international meeting in Marseille France last week, to present a prosthetic paper.  The session titled “Projet de Vie” was a two hour session with speakers from many other countries. The emphasis of Mr Nieveen’s presentation was to reinforce the importance of the patient/prosthetist relationship and that fundamental to any […]

ProActive Prosthetics Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    Over 60 special guests and staff came to celebrate ProActive Prothetics 10th anniversary on Friday 23rd September2011. The open day which included tours of our facilities, guest speakers, extreme croquet and afternoon tea was in celebration of 10 years since the foundation of ProActive Prosthetics, the first independant multi-disciplinary prosthetic rehabilitation clinic. The […]


Celebrating 10 years of ProActive Prosthetics

In 2001 Richard Nieveen, founder of ProActive Prosthetics, set up the first UK multi-disciplinary prosthetic rehabilitation clinic, believing it was the way to achieve excellence in prosthetics. 10 years on Richard has a strong team, who share his passion, delivering outstanding prosthetic care, in a relaxed environment, at our surrey based clinic. To mark the […]

Lands Ends to John O’Groats in support of Help for Heroes

ProActive Prosthetics supports Paralympian Stefanie Reid

ProActive Prosthetics are delighted to announce their support of Paralympian Stefanie Reid. Over the run-up to 2012 Richard Nieveen, Prosthetist will work with Stefanie to develop the best prosthetic sports limb to support Stefanie’s bid for a medal in the 2012 Paralympic games. Stefanie grew up as an active, sporty teenager. She was passionate about […]

Kevin Shaw joins ProActive Prosthetics

We are delighted to announce that Kevin Shaw has joined the prosthetic team at ProActive Prosthetics as a Prosthetist. Kevin has worked in the field of clinical prosthetics since 1984 when, as an engineering graduate, he joined Chas A Blatchford as a trainee Prosthetist based at Roehampton. He went on to graduate in Prosthetics and […]

Reykavik 10k Run

On Saturday 21st August 2010 Richard Nieveen and David Wilkie took part in the Reykjavik 10k run, supported by Ossur. It was the first time David (a below knee amputee) had been to Iceland and the first time he had run this distance since his accident 8 years ago.  With only one practise session on a blade […]