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For Everyone

Since 1948, ABC has set the quality standards for the orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic professions and today represents the highest ideals in the profession.  

 

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Setting Standards
Improving Outcomes
Changing Lives

Since 1948, ABC has set the quality standards for the orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic professions and today represents the highest ideals in the profession.   

 

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Mary Walsh-Aframe, CFm, Awarded 2022 Essentially Women Ruth Addison Award

Essentially Women (EW) presented the award to Walsh Aframe at a special ceremony during Focus Conference 2022 in Clearwater Beach, Fla. Mary is the owner and founder of The Women’s Image Center in Worcester, MA.

OPERF Announces 2022 Inaugural ABC Student Poster Prize Recipients

The Orthotic and Prosthetic Education and Research Foundation (OPERF) and the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics (ABC) are proud to announce the recipients of the 2022 inaugural ABC Student Poster Prizes.

ABC and NCOPE Awarded ISPO Accreditation

ABC and NCOPE are proud to announce that the established education and certification pathway to the Certified Orthotist-Prosthetist (CPO) credential was approved as an accredited Prosthetist/Orthotist Level Pathway by ISPO.

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As the national certifying and accrediting body for the orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic professions since 1948, ABC represents the quantity standards in certification and accreditation for thoughts of individuals and patient care organizations.

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