Welcome to Hanger Clinic - Massachusetts

Expert Orthotic and Prosthetic Care

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As the nation’s leading orthotic and prosthetic care provider, we help thousands of people with limb loss or limb difference achieve mobility and independence each year. Our clinicians in the Commonwealth receive ongoing training and education in the most current innovations, and our broad, collaborative expertise translates into the highest quality of care for each person we serve.

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Empowered Patient Story:
Ed Hughes

Woburn, Massachusetts

In August 2021, shortly after graduating from high school, Ed was in a train accident that resulted in the loss of his right leg below the knee. Ed faced his recovery with grit and determination, regaining his mobility with the help of his physical therapists at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston and prosthetic care from his clinician Jayne Drummey. Ed loves running, swimming, traveling and is interested in boxing. Being fit with his first prosthetic running leg, thanks to a Manton Grant from Spaulding, is a milestone moment he will never forget.

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The peace of mind you need. The commitment you deserve.

We create customized solutions—including state-of-the-art prostheses, braces, supports, cranial helmets, and other devices—designed to help you live your best life. Our commitment is to listen to you, get to know you as a person, and do everything we can to help you achieve your potential.

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Lower Limb Prosthetics

With solutions for all levels of lower limb loss and limb difference, including above-knee amputation and below-knee amputation, our expert prosthetists will work with you to find the best prosthetic solution for you.

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Upper Limb Prosthetics

Our upper limb specialists design custom prosthetic solutions for people needing prosthetic arms, hands, and fingers. Our advanced materials and state-of-the-art components work with you and empower you to continue to do the things you love.

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Cranial Helmets

Cranial remolding helmets are often prescribed to treat cranial asymmetry, like plagiocephaly, also known as “flat head syndrome.” We are here to help put your mind at ease by providing you with the expertise, education, and support you need to feel comfortable and confident about the journey ahead.

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Lower Limb Bracing

Our clinicians work with individuals of all ages and offer a full range of treatment options ranging from sports orthoses for young athletes to specialty orthoses to help treat a variety of neuromuscular and orthopedic disorders including cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and down syndrome.

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Scoliosis Bracing

A spine doctor may prescribe a scoliosis brace, also known as a Thoracic Lumbar Sacral Orthosis (TLSO) for your child. The TLSO works by applying pressure over the back in specific areas to straighten the spine while your child is wearing the brace.

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Empowered Patient Story:
Mary Makuc

Springfield, Massachusetts

Mary is a “ray of sunshine” who brightens everyone’s day when she visits the Springfield Hanger Clinic! In 1983, Mary sustained an incomplete spinal injury in a car accident, causing muscle weakness. She now wears several devices custom-fit by her clinician Brian Twyeffort, including a sensory dynamic orthosis (SDO) leotard, braces for her right knee and foot, and a left ankle-foot orthosis (AFO), which help her live her best life as community center coordinator and mom of five who enjoys chair yoga, singing, and baking. Mary is always working to get stronger, achieve her goals, and encourage others:

“If you can dream it, you can achieve it.”

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Empowered Patient Story:
Daniel Stebbins

Springfield, Massachusetts

45-year-old, easygoing dad Daniel loves cheering on the Patriots and Red Sox, and taking his son to the beach and Six Flags. Born without his left hand below the elbow, Dan uses a myoelectric prosthetic hand custom-fit by his prosthetists Deanna Ourand and Abby Hoffman-Finitsis. With a 16-year career in security, Dan enjoys an active lifestyle, from hiking to mountain biking, and likes reading suspense and horror books in his spare time. Dan lives by the motto:

“You’re not livin’ if you’re not havin’ fun.”