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Running Clinic was Great Success

On Friday 31st May 2013 Stef Reid (Paralympic Silver Medalist – long jump), John McFall (Paralympic Bronze Medallist – 100m sprint) and Paralympic coach Tim Stevenson, joined nine amputees (aged between 7 and 56) for a running day hosted by ProActive Prosthetics. Most of the amputees were new to running , some of them trying […]

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Running Clinic Date Announced

Following a number of enquiries  about running and running blades after the London 2012 Paralympic Games, ProActive Prosthetics are to host a running clinic on Friday 31st May 2013. The day will start at our clinic in Elstead, Surrey with a short seminar about the various aspects of running with a prosthetic limb. Our prosthetists […]

ProActive Prosthetics have fitted Eight Genium® knees

ProActive Prosthetics, the first UK clinic > to have fitted the new Ottobock Genium® knee and the first to be certified to fit this type of knee, have now completed fitting a total of  eight patients with the Genium® knee with a further 4 patients due to trial the Genium® knee in early 2013. This makes us […]

Clinic Open Day

Blessed with a perfect Indian summer day over 100 patients, family and friends enjoyed meeting Paralympians Stef Reid and Scott Moorhouse, chatting in the sunshine, visiting the clinic facilities and sharing English Afternoon Tea. ProActive Prosthetics hosted the open day in celebration of 2012! For our clinic 2012 has been packed with exceptionally proud moments. […]

Silver for Stef!

Stef Reid set two new Paralympic records as she leapt to long jump silver at the Olympic Stadium. Stef, who lost her right leg below the knee in a boating accident aged 16, launched herself out to 5.28 metres only to be denied F42/44 gold by a whisker. ProActive Prosthetics are proud to have supported […]

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Paralympics

Pollyanna, Kiera and Philippa will be carrying the torch in the paralympic torch relay.  Stef and Scott to compete in the paralympic games.

Another First for ProActive Prosthetics

We are pleased to announced that at ProActive Prosthetics we have two Otto Bock Certified Prosthetists qualified to independently fit the Genium Bionic Prosthetic System.  Richard Nieveen and Kevin Shaw are the first UK prosthetists to successfully complete the Ottobock® certification process and have fitted 3  patients with the Genium® knee. To find out more […]

Devizes to Westminster Canoe Race

At Westminster Bridge, on Easter Sunday (April 7th 2012), Jon White and Lee Waters crossed the finish line of one of the toughest canoe races in the world, 28 hours and 9 minutes after they started in Devizes, Somerset. The Devizes to Westminster (DW) is a non-stop canoe race that covers 125 miles of the […]

Stefanie Reid at Team GB Kit Launch

It was great to see Stef Reid at the launch of the Team GB kit launch for the Olympics and Paralympics. Designed by Stella McCartney the kit has a designer look to it along with being practical and functional for each represented sport. The athletes spent a day rehearsing for the catwalk style launch for […]

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 […]