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OA knee patients share their stories

Michael Spoto, Sacramento, CA

Michael came to Collier Orthotics because he was having quite a bit of knee pain from arthritis and a torn meniscus, and wasn’t quite ready for knee surgery. Michael speaks about his care journey with Collier Orthotics and Prosthetics, and how they found him an unloader knee brace which allows him to get back to his daily activities with a lot less pain.

James Muelleners, Sacramento, CA

James shared his tWe are sincerely concerned with serving our patients in the very best way possible. James took the time to tell us about his experience.houghts with us below.

Q: What’s the most important to you about your experience?
A: The ability to work with my schedule and accommodate me in Sacramento instead of the bay area in a timely manner, with quality of care and they wanted to help me.

Q: How did you feel after the first evaluation was complete?
A: Very complete! Nick did an amazing job and was very thorough and willing to fight for the brace I needed.

Q: What was most important to you during your time in our care?
A: The quality of knowledge and the ability to relate.

Q: Why did you choose our company?
A: Quality, speed, knowledge and family

Thank you James, we are glad we could help you get back to your daily activities….pain free!

Now part of the Collier Family – Laurence Orthotics and Prosthetics

Laurence Orthopedic is now associated with Collier Orthotics and Prosthetics.

Laurence Orthopedic was established by Matt Laurence in 1946 and has been providing prosthetic and orthotic patient care services to the Oakland and the East Bay communities for over 70 years.
Laurence Orthopedic specializes in orthotic treatment for scoliosis and clubfoot and state-of-the-art prosthetic services for veterans with limb loss.

Director of Prosthetics George Villarruel talks about the Collier-Laurence transition.

My name is George Villarruel, Director of Prosthetics at Collier-Laurence Orthotics and Prosthetics. I want to speak about the additions-acquisition of Laurence Orthotics and Prosthetics into the Collier Family. This will allow us to service new accounts and to spread our philosophy of compassion and service to the orthotics and prosthetics communities. We feel we can provide excellent service to the pediatric and adult populations in need of an orthotic or prosthetic device.

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