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Premier Prosthetic Center Earns ABC Accreditation

The American Board for Certification (ABC) in Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics has granted a 3-year accreditation to Premier Surgical Prosthetic Center in Knoxville. As the national certifying and accrediting body for the orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic professions since 1948, The ABC represents the quantity standards in certification and accreditation for thoughts of individuals and patient care […]

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Premier Surgical Prosthetic Center Pushing for Expanded Coverage for Prosthetic Patients

Premier Surgical Prosthetic Center in Knoxville, TN, is part of a grassroots state and federal effort to broaden insurance coverage of prosthetic and orthotic devices. The “So Everybody Can Move” initiative asks state legislatures to require insurance companies to cover devices that can used for physical activity or hygienic purposes. “In Tennessee insurance currently only […]

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Help Provide Local, Life-Changing Prosthetic and Orthotic Care Through So Every BODY Can Move

Today, due to a lack of insurance coverage, thousands of children and adults with limb loss and limb difference are unable to afford and access life-changing prosthetic and orthotic care that helps them be physically active. We recently sat down with Prosthetist Hannah Howington, CPO, of Premier Surgical Prosthetic Center in Knoxville, to discuss a […]

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Returning to Driving After Limb Loss

Regaining independence is a significant milestone for anyone who has experienced limb loss. One of the most important aspects of independence is the ability to drive. At Premier Surgical Prosthetic Center in Knoxville, TN, we understand the challenges and concerns that come with returning to driving after limb loss. This article will guide you through […]

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Honoring Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month

In the United States, over 5.6 million individuals navigate daily life with limb loss or limb difference, each with their unique challenges and triumphs. April marks Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness and celebrating the resilience of this community. At Premier Surgical Prosthetic Center in Knoxville, TN, we […]

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Don’t Leave a Good Prosthetic Fit Up to Luck

At Premier Surgical Prosthetic Center in Knoxville, TN, we believe in precision, care, and expertise when it comes to prosthetic devices. The notion of leaving a good prosthetic fit up to luck is as unreliable as hoping to find a four-leaf clover. The right fit in a prosthetic device is not just a matter of […]

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The Role of Prosthetics in Enhancing Quality of Life

In a world where medical advancements continually push the boundaries of what’s possible, prosthetics stand out as a remarkable testament to human ingenuity and compassion. At Premier Surgical Prosthetic Center in Knoxville, TN, we witness daily how prosthetic limbs transform lives, empowering individuals to return to the activities they love and live fuller, more active […]

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Octogenarian Doesn’t Let Limb Loss Slow Her Down

To say that Jessie Monsen is an “active” senior citizen, would be a vast understatement. At 80-years old, the Knoxville women regularly works out at the YMCA, organizes picnics and events for her church, is a member of the Red Hats society for women, and also volunteers with local support groups. Last summer she even […]

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New Year, New Possibilities: Embracing Life with a Prosthesis

As we welcome the New Year at Premier Surgical Prosthetic Center in Knoxville, TN, we are filled with hope and excitement for what 2024 holds. For many, the start of a new year is a time of reflection and setting new goals. For those who have experienced limb loss, this time can also be a […]

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Post-Operative Care & Maintenance of Your Prosthesis

Premier Surgical Prosthetic Center in Knoxville is committed to not only providing you with the best prosthetic solutions but also ensuring that you are fully equipped to care for your residual limb post-surgery. Undergoing an amputation surgery is a significant step towards regaining mobility and improving your quality of life. However, the journey doesn’t end with […]

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