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9/1/2006

Nelson Prosthetic & Orthotic Laboratory Awarded ABC Accreditation

Nelson Prosthetic & Orthotic Laboratory proudly announces a Three-Year Accreditation award in orthotics and prosthetics by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics, Inc.

Nelson Prosthetic & Orthotic Laboratory was recognized for achievement in the areas of Organizational Management, Professional Staffing Qualifications and Responsibilities, Patient Care Management, Quality Assurance, and Facility and Safety Management. This award represents the highest level of accreditation achievable in the profession of orthotics and prosthetics.

"Nelson Prosthetic & Orthotic Laboratory has demonstrated its commitment to the provision of quality patient care services by seeking and attaining ABC accreditation," said Lance Hoxie, Executive Director of the ABC. "The ABC has developed the highest standards for accreditation in the industry and is proud to include Nelson Prosthetic & Orthotic Laboratory among its accreditation recipients."

Nelson Prosthetic & Orthotic Laboratory has been providing services in the Western New York area since 1981. Locally owned and operated by Chris Van Dusen, CPO, FAAOP and John Helper, the company has grown over the past 22 years to include four patient care centers and sixteen employees. Their main office, located at 2959 Genesee Street in Cheektowaga, contains an in-house fabrication laboratory as well as patient care areas. Patient care centers are also located in Lockport, Orchard Park and Jamestown. Nelson Prosthetic & Orthotic Laboratory received a Small Business Award this past May at the 11th Annual Small Business Awards Luncheon sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Business First, and the Buffalo Federal Executive Board.

The American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics, Inc. has been credentialing practitioners and organizations since 1948 in accordance with establishes standards of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient care. A not-for-profit organization headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, the ABC's mission is to encourage and promote the highest standards of professionalism in the delivery of orthotic and prosthetic services. The ABC advances the competency of practitioners, promotes the quality and effectiveness of orthotic and prosthetic care; and maintains the integrity of the profession.

For further information on the services available at Nelson Prosthetic & Orthotic Laboratory, contact their Main office at 716-894-6666.



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