Chris Kort, CPO
Chris is the President and founder of Prosthetics in Motion, Inc. Chris is an American Board Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist who has been in the Prosthetic and Othotic industry for over 19 years. He received his education at Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center and also has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology.
During his professional career, Chris has worked with several different companies which have enabled him to experience all facets of the Prosthetic & Orthotic profession. He was the head Prosthetist/Orthotist for a large P & O company that covered all of Long Island, New York City, Westchester and Buffalo. He provided educational in-services to many hospitals and rehabilitation facilities. Chris also worked for two world-renowned prosthetics facilities based on Long Island. He has designed prostheses for patients of all ages and levels of limb loss including: congenital amputees, Van Ness rotationplasty, hip disarticulation and numerous bilaterals.
Chris has volunteered his time with amputee athletes providing prosthetic support at the Empire State Games for the Physically Challenged, New York, the ASPIRE 10k, the Ocean to Sound Relay, CAF Triathalon, New York City Triathalon and monthly mobility clinics.
Chris is certified in the following:
Chris was the guest speaker for the Grand Round Lecture for the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York University Hospital on prosthetic advancements.
Otto Bock X3 Microprocessor Knee
Otto Bock Genium Bionic Prosthetic System
Otto Bock Michelangelo® Hand
Otto Bock C-leg
Otto Bock Harmony Vacuum System
Otto Bock Dynamic Arm
Otto Bock MyoBock
Otto Bock Helix Hip System
Touch Bionics i-LIMB and i-LIMB Pulse
Ossur Rheo 3
Ossur Power Knee
Freedom Plie 3
In addition to Chris being American Board Certified, his professional memberships include the American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists (AAOP), New York State American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists (NYSAAOP), the Amputee Coalition of America (ACA) and American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA).
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