Prosthetics & Orthotics
The Prosthetic & Orthotics Program at Star
Inc. is provided by:
Valley Prosthetics and Orthotics Inc. (SVPO)
prosthetics and orthotics services at Star's facility in Marion
Heights, however, their home office is located in Shamokin Dam,
SVPO provides state of the art prosthetics
& orthotics for every phase of life. SVPO offers
compassionate care, quality service and utilizes the latest
Frank T. Dominick III, certified prosthetist
and owner of SVPO, has been working in the field of prosthetics
and orthotics since 1995. He received his bachelor of
science degree from Clarion University of PA and his graduate
certificate in prosthetics from Northwestern University Medical
School. Frank is certified by the American Board for
Certfication in Orthotics and Prosthetics and is a member of (AOPA)
American Orthotics and Prosthetics Association and the American
Academy of Orthotics and Prosthetics. SVPO was established
in February 2000.
Here are just some of the products and
services SVPO provides:
Shoes & Inserts - State of the art custom
molded inserts are fabricated to each patient's diagnosis,
condition and needs. Custom molded shoes are hand crafted
to provide the highest level of fit, accuracy and style for all
types of feet that require special attention.
offers a wide range of braces for upper and lower extremities,
hips and back. Most braces are custom-made on site in our
fully equipped fabrication lab.
You'll never have to worry about your next
step. The C-Leg is a computerized leg that thinks for
you. It's all due to the micro-processor technology that
electronically controls movements for the most natural gait
possible. The C-Leg automatically adjusts to the proper
gait speed and terrain.
Alpha Liners: Comfort
is key to Alpha Fabric Covering:
Frank is trained and qualified to fit upper
extremity myoelectric prosthesis devices. This prosthesis
uses electrodes placed against the skin to read the electrical
impulse from that muscle to operate the prosthetic hand.
Proven durability and unique triangular design
makes this foot the choice of active amputees. The
Pathfinder foot features a pneumatic heel spring, a composite
foot plate, a proximal adapter and a split toe spring.
These five components work together to provide the amputee with
more flexibility, greater dynamic responses and preloading of
Boutique: SVPO's feminine
boutique carries full variety of breast forms including
light-weight forms, swim forms and self adhesive forms.
Marlene Dominick, office manager, is a certified fitter of all
post mastectomy items including custom-made breast prosthesis,
an alternative to breast reconstructive surgery. This
unique prosthesis will match each patients skin tone and chest
wall. Also available are many styles of bras, camisoles,
sport bras and swimwear in all sizes and a variety of
colors. The boutique offers a variety of hats, turbans and
scarfs for women undergoing chemotherapy.
SVPO for an appointment today:
South Old Trail, Suite A
Dam, PA 17876
Heights, PA 17832
Road Buffalo Rd
Valley Orthopaedic Associates
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