Alesha Heacock, MSPO

Clinical Resident

Alesha Heacock, MSPO

Clinical Resident

Alesha is an clinical resident for Hanger Clinic in Salem. She has moderate medical Spanish communication abilities and enjoys opportunities to practice bilingual clinical communication with patients and their families.

Alesha worked as a teaching assistant in graduate-level lower extremity orthotics, doctoral-level interdisciplinary disability studies and assistive technologies, and undergraduate-level anatomy and physiology. She has engaged in prosthetic research comparing different knees available to various K functional levels, balance-related outcome measures, and is currently leading investigation bridging O&P with Spanish to augment informed decision-making with patients with lower extremity prosthetics.

Alesha pursued her involvement in the O&P field after a personal sports-related injury and uses her experience to share empathy with her patients while focusing on optimal customized clinical care.

Education

  • Master of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics, University of Hartford, 2021

Clinic Locations

Salem Salem
675 12th Street SE
Salem, OR 97301
Fax: (503) 581-4621

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