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Chris Kort, CPO

Chris Kort, CPO President of Prosthetics in MotionChris 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:
  • 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 Proprio
  • Ossur Rheo 3
  • Ossur Power Knee
  • Freedom Plie 3

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.

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).

 

Dez Joseph, CPO

Dez Joseph, CPODez is an American Board certified Prosthetist/Orthotist who has been in the prosthetic and orthotic industry for over 18 years. He received his prosthetic and orthotic education from California State University at Dominguez Hills. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education from The City University of New York.  Prior to becoming a CPO, he worked as an ABC certified technician for 10 years in both prosthetics and orthotics, which gave him hands on training and fabrication skills.


Dez has worked in many aspects of O&P servicing children and adults with amputations, musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. He has worked extensively with the NYC Early Intervention Program to provide services for babies between the ages of 0 and 3 years old. Dez has volunteered his time to aid in providing orthotic and prosthetic services to the country of Belize where he casted, fit and delivered
many devices from babies to geriatrics.

 

 


 

Certifications include:
  • 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 Proprio
  • Ossur Rheo 3
  • Ossur Power Knee
  • Freedom Plie 3




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