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The Doctors national TV show features Hanger Clinic Upper Extremity expert

Los Angeles, Calif., November 8, 2013The Doctors national TV show recently featured Hanger Clinic Upper Extremity expert Steve Mandacina, who alongside Dr. Travis Stork, surprised a Nashville man. The Tennessee resident, Charlie Wilkes, lost his arm in a tragic auto accident over the summer. Mandacina agreed to donate his clinical expertise to custom-design and fit Wilkes with a prosthetic arm to help him return to activities he enjoyed prior to the accident, such as fishing with his grandchildren, barbequing, and working in the yard.

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About Hanger: Founded in 1861 by the first amputee of the Civil War, Hanger Clinic, a business unit of Hanger, Inc., owns and operates 730+ patient care clinics nationwide. The certified clinicians of Hanger provide patients with the latest in orthotic and prosthetic solutions, including microprocessor devices for those with limb loss and neuromuscular technologies for those with paralysis due to stroke, MS and other debilitating conditions. For more information on Hanger, visit


Jennifer Bittner, Hanger, Inc.

Krisita Burket, Hanger, Inc.

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