Employee Spotlight- Joey Raub

Employee Spotlight- Joey Raub

Joey Raub, CP, wouldn’t trade his job with anyone else at Bulow Orthotic & Prosthetic Solutions.

“I get to challenge myself daily to reach personal goals that will benefit the patient,” he said about why he likes his position so much.  “I love the people that I get to help, and I also love my coworkers.”

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5 Tips to Dress Your Best When You Have Scoliosis

5 Tips to Dress Your Best When You Have Scoliosis

Children with scoliosis often face difficult social situations while in school. So it’s only natural that they will become more anxious as they reach their teenage years. It can be especially hard for girls, as they start to experiment with clothing styles and try to define themselves within their social group based on what they wear.

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Employee Spotlight: Trang Vo

Employee Spotlight: Trang Vo

Trang Vo has worked for Bulow Orthotic and Prosthetic Solutions for three years as a general housekeeping assistant, but if she could trade places with anyone it would be with “Mr. Matt” so she could be the boss!

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Summer Swimming and Prostheses

Summer Swimming and Prostheses

Summertime means paradise and pools.  However, having a prosthesis can make going to the warm sandy beaches or public pool a daunting task.  That’s why we wanted to offer these helpful tips and steps to help make your summer swimming peaceful and soothing!

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Diabetes and Amputation: What You Should Know

Diabetes and Amputation: What You Should Know

In 2010, 73,000 people over the age of 20 underwent amputation due to complications from diabetes. If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, foot care and proper management of your blood sugar levels can significantly reduce your chances of having an amputation in the lower leg, foot or toes.

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Employee Spotlight: Krystle

Employee Spotlight: Krystle

Krystle has been a TN Operation Manager at Bulow OPS for 3 ½ years.  She absolutely loves her job and what she does, so she wouldn’t change careers with anyone else!  She describes herself as happy, caring, and persistent, which are three qualities you need to excel at Bulow.

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Carter Henderson

Carter Henderson

If you showed your leg to Carter Henderson, he could probably identify you—but not if he saw your face. He oversees the various physical aspects of crafting prostheses, including fabrication, inventory management, and ordering patient supplies and components

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What to Expect From Scoliosis Bracing

What to Expect From Scoliosis Bracing

The American Association of Neurological Surgeons estimates that two to three percent of the population is affected by scoliosis. While this abnormal curvature of the spine can develop in early childhood, it usually occurs between the ages of 10-14.

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Employee Spotlight: Lisa Fonseca

Lisa Fonseca wouldn’t trade places with anyone else at Bulow Orthotic & Prosthetic Solutions.

“I love what I do and where I am,” she says.

What makes our Patient Care Administrator find her job so worthwhile is the patients, especially those who have just come from a long, tiring day at the clinic.

“Patients come from clinic (trauma), they have been there for hours, not to mention been to X-ray, and they are tired and sometimes really grouchy,” she said. “My challenge is to make this quick, easy and have them smiling when they leave. Patients smiling when leaving is awesome.”

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Employee Spotlight: Elise Miller

Patient Care Coordinator Elise Miller has been with Bulow Orthotic & Prosthetic Solutions for a year and five months now. She enjoys helping patients get what they need and seeing them improve for the better, but if she could switch roles with anyone, it would be with Matt Bulow.


“Because who doesn’t enjoy being the boss?” she jokes.

In her life, she’s had three major highlights— graduating from Auburn University, traveling to the Netherlands and meeting her boyfriend.

“He’s pretty amazing,” she said.

People would describe her as open, outgoing, loud and passionate. This passion sometimes manifests itself as a slight obsession with aquariums.

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Employee Spotlight: Debby Corbett

Debby Corbett has been with Bulow Orthotic & Prosthetic Solutions since 2013, but she’s been in the O&P field for more than 30 years.

“Lots of changes during that time!” she quips.

As a Patient Care Coordinator, Debby gets to do it all. She works with both the patients and medical professionals, as well as with surgery schedulers and hospitals. She enjoys being able to work with patients and families.

“It is very exciting to play a key role in patient care,” she said.

She said the most rewarding part of working with Bulow is seeing the pediatric patients grow up.

Besides working in the O&P field, Debby also spent a year tutoring Korean University students in English and coordinating classes for the soldiers that were working on their GED’s—all before women were allowed so far north in that part of the country.

“Very rewarding!” she said of the experience.

She said this was one of her top three highlights in her life, along with having two lovely children and a wonderful husband of 44 years. They spent their 40th wedding anniversary in San Francisco and in wine country.

She enjoys sewing in her spare time, even going as far as making her own patterns.

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Employee Spotlight: Brittany Curtin

Employee Spotlight: Brittany Curtin

Bulow Orthotic and Prosthetic Solutions has a Patient Care Coordinator who strives to do her best every day.  Brittany Curtin has worked for Bulow OPS for a year.  Curtin describes herself as spunky, kind hearted, and tenacious.  These are the types of qualities that make her special within the workplace.

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Employee Spotlight: Tierra DeBro

Employee Spotlight: Tierra DeBro

Bulow Orthotic and Prosthetic Solutions would like to spotlight their employee Tierra DeBro.

Tierra DeBro has been working for Bulow Orthotics and Prosthetics for a year and 8 months as a Patient Care Coordinator.  She wouldn’t want any other occupation within Bulow OPS because she loves her own job.  DeBro thinks of herself as loving, caring, and feisty!  These characteristics are what make her so good at her job.

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Kaitlynn Pung joins Bulow as a resident

Kaitlynn Pung joins Bulow as a resident

Bulow Orthotic and Prosthetic Solutions recently welcomed their newest Resident, Kaitlynn Pung.

Pung first became interested in the O&P field during her senior year of college at Middle Tennessee State University. She was watching a television program in which Dr. Oz interviewed an amputee and her prosthetist, and was so fascinated by it that it prompted her to shadow a local prosthetist to learn more. 

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 TAP USA TOUR Championships

TAP USA TOUR Championships

At the beginning of December, Matt Bulow participated in the TAP USA TOUR Championships in Houston, Texas. The event, supported by TIRR Memorial Hermann and Tennis Express, features 28 players from 11 countries (Sweden, Austria, Japan, Chile, Spain, Argentina, Brazil, Portugal, Mexico and the United States) participating in Stand-Up Tennis, a format allowing athletes with physical disabilities, and who are not wheelchair-bound, to compete in the sport. Matt won the consolation to get 5th overall! 

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Tips to Taking Care of Your Liner And Socket

Tips to Taking Care of Your Liner And Socket

Maintaining good liner and socket hygiene is essential to extending the life of your prosthetic device. Since your prosthesis is now an extension of your body, you’ll want to ensure its upkeep on a daily basis. Bulow Orthotic & Prosthetic Solutions is here with some tips on how take care of the liner and socket:

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Holiday Travel Tips for Amputees

Holiday Travel Tips for Amputees

Holiday travel can be hectic even under the best circumstances, but for amputees it often offers additional obstacles. However, with a little bit of planning and preparation, you can help make your trip go off without a logistical hitch. Here are some of Bulow Orthotic & Prosthetic Solutions’ top tips for traveling with a prosthesis during the holidays.

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