Patient Stories

Some patients are eager to have their story shared with other prospective patients - so they can get a sense of what their experience was like and how their lives have been improved by working with Drew Hittenberger.  Here are just a few.


Jackson the dog an inspiring prosthetics patient

Jackson the dog and his "parents" are featured in an extensive article in North Bay Pets, telling of his recovery from a serious injury suffered as a pup thanks, in part, to custom-designed prosthetics.


A new lease on life for a young puppy thanks to prosthetics

A new lease on life for a young puppy thanks to prosthetics

Drew Hittenberger worked with a local veterinary hospital to design an innovative protheses to help a young puppy walk and run again.


A right transfemoral (above the knee) amputation doesn’t slow Toby down any more

A right transfemoral (above the knee) amputation doesn’t slow Toby down any more

A Rheo computer-controlled knee returns Toby to his active lifestyle


Gordon, a transfemoral amputee, returns to a physically demanding job with a prosthetic

Gordon, a transfemoral amputee, returns to a physically demanding job with a prosthetic

With support and planning, Gordon is as active - or more so - than ever before


Nothing slows this 102 year old amputee

Nothing slows this 102 year old amputee

Marie is independent and active with her ultra-light prosthetic


Donald - Right Trans Tibial Amputee (Below the right knee amputation)

Drew Hittenberger reduced the weight of Donald's prosthetic by two thirds and fabricated a new prosthetic from carbon for energy efficiency and transfer


Charles - Right Trans Tibial Amputee (Below the right knee amputation)

Now Charles has a lightweight permanent prosthesis with a flexible liner so he can maintain his independence and good humor


Active golfer, swimmer with trans tibial amputation is not slowing down

Robert is looking ahead and very positive of about maintaining his very active lifestyle