Media Alert - April is Limb Loss Awareness Month

Ottobock is hosting a Limb Loss Awareness Event on April 2nd.

BURLINGTON, ON, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ -

What
Ottobock Canada is hosting a Limb Loss Awareness open house to help put a spotlight on limb loss.  The event includes guest speakers, a tour of the facility as well as a barbecue and prizes.

Why
Ottobock wants to create a sense of community and also share information regarding limb loss as well as the latest in prosthetic technology.

Who
Guest Speakers - available for interview:

  • Mike Coulter, Avid Soccer Player, Runner, Father of 2 from London, ON (a Michelangelo prosthetic hand wearer)
  • Sam Paulos, Businessman/Traveler from Toronto, ON (a Genium microprocessor knee wearer)
  • Jeff Tiessen, Paralympian Athlete, Founder and Editor of Disability Today Publishing Group, including DT Network.

Ottobock is a leader in manufacturing prosthetics, orthotics, mobility and rehabilitation products.
The Canadian headquarters of Otto Bock HealthCare, GmbH based in Duderstadt Germany is located in Burlington, Ontario.

Who should attend
Anyone affected by limb loss (e.g. amputees, friends, family, caregivers, Prosthetists, Physicians)

Where
5470 Harvester Rd., Burlington, ON, L7L 5N5
1.800.665.3327
Click here for directions

When
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Event starts at 2PM. Guest speakers are also available for pre-event interviews starting at 12:30pm.

SOURCE Ottobock Canada

For further information:

Contact
Jennifer Duke
Market Manager, Technical Orthopedics
289-288-4848 x4831
Jennifer.duke@ottobock.com
www.ottobock.ca