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|Jacksonville media highlight Hanger Clinic's nationwide Patient Education Clinic program|
Jacksonville, Fla., March 5, 2018 – People with limb loss and limb difference recently had the opportunity to meet with national and local prosthetic experts at a Patient Education Clinic (PEC) held at the Jacksonville, Florida Hanger Clinic location. Hanger Clinic Vice President of Prosthetics Kevin Carroll, MS, CP, FAAOP (D), Area Clinic Manager Dan Strzempka, and local prosthetists shared their expertise to help educate attendees on what's available with prosthetic technology and what's on the horizon.
Carroll and Wallis Farraday, Hanger Clinic's Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, travel regularly to PEC events at Hanger Clinic locations around the country. Carroll and Farraday will host PECs at more than 200 Hanger Clinic locations in 2018.
PECs are complimentary to any person with limb loss or limb difference who may have questions or concerns regarding the fit, function, or design of their prosthesis. PECs also present a valuable opportunity to connect with other members of the limb loss and limb difference community. To learn more about the PEC program and to view the full 2018 schedule, please visit http://hangerclinic.com/empower.
Jacksonville-area journalists attended the PEC. Following is one of the resulting news stories:
About Hanger, Inc. – Built on the legacy of James Edward Hanger, the first amputee of the American Civil War, Hanger, Inc. (OTC PINK: HNGR) delivers orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) patient care, and distributes O&P products and rehabilitative solutions to the broader market. Hanger's Patient Care segment is the largest owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics with approximately 800 patient care locations nationwide. Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions. With over 150 years of clinical excellence and innovation, Hanger's vision is to lead the orthotic & prosthetic markets by providing superior patient care, outcomes, services and value. For more information on Hanger, visit www.hanger.com.