Empowered Stories

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Lives changed, challenges overcome and hopes fulfilled​

​There are thousands of Hanger Clinic stories about patients who exemplify strength, determination and hard work. By recounting the special journeys of a few, we hope to share insight, encouragement, inspiration and the power of potential.

 Featured Stories

Cheryl Hile

Cheryl Hile is living with multiple sclerosis (MS), but the condition hasn't stopped her from completing 34 marathons since being diagnosed. Now, to raise MS awareness and funding, all while inspiring others, Cheryl is taking on a challenge of a lifetime. With the assistance of a custom ankle foot orthosis Cheryl is embarking on a quest to become the first person with MS to complete seven marathons on seven continents within one year. See her incredible story and follow her progress.

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Nik Miller

Nik Miller, a young athlete and U.S. Marine Corps veteran, was challenged physically and emotionally after a life-threatening motorcycle accident. His father’s advice helped him rediscover his competitive spirit, and he didn’t let his above-knee amputation get in the way of his athletic goals. He found his new passion in kayaking, and with the help of his prosthetist, Nancy Havlik, and the ComfortFlex Adapt socket system, he is now training for the 2020 Paralympic games.

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Phil Stevens

​Phil Stevens (Barre, MA) ran the largest dairy farm in Massachusetts until he fell off the roof of his barn and landed on concrete, breaking the heel bone on both feet. He lived with significant pain for years and was considering amputation until he found an unexpected option.

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Cameron Clapp

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Vernita Jefferson

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Winter the Dolphin

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Amber Konkol

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Aron Ralston

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Barry Callaway

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Bill Dunham

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Brooklyn Gibney

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Bunch Triplets

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Carrie Davis

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Christine and Erin

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Corrine, Jack and Ryan

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David Horan

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Debbie Gomez-Trost

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Ezra Frech

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Hanger Cranial Band Stories

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Hope Harrison

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Jacqueline Troung

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Jennifer and Trevor

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Jeremy Campbell

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Johnny D’ Antona

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Jonathan Metz

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Jordan Wells

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Josafat Gonzalez

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Kari Miller

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Karl Chapin

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Katy Sullivan

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Laurens Molina

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Lisa and Jack

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Maja Kazazic

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Martha Tuttle

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Megan McKeon

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Pediatric Solutions

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Peter Goldblatt

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Phyllis Frohlich

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Raena and Presley

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Rod Hanson

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Staff Sgt. Heath Calhoun

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Stephen Lutz

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Susan Bailey

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Tamara and Irenah

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Tina Mann

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TJ Pemberton

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Upper Limb Empowered Stories

Upper Limb Empowered Stories

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