After Amputation, Ohio Police Officer Returns To Work
October 17th 2019
Yanke Bionics is honored to be a part of Joe's journey back to full active duty. Below is his detailed story from The Columbus Dispatch.
Joe Hepler didn’t think it was that bad.
The Stow police officer was cleaning out the gutters of his two-story home in Tallmadge, a suburb of…
Yanke Bionics participated in the 17th Annual Tom Reed Memorial Golf Outing
August 17th 2019
This year's recipient of the Eastern Amputee Golf Association Scholarship was Kayla Fox. Her prosthetist Kevin Montini played in the even along with some of our other amputees to help raise money to continue these scholarships going forward. Kayla is currently attending Bowling Green State University in Toledo.
Edwin Shaw Challenge Golf
August 3rd 2019
Golf has proven to be a wonderful way for people with disabilities to refocus on their abilities and redirect their thoughts to the positive side of life.
Recreational therapists developed the concept of Challenge Golf, as a means of providing therapeutic benefits to persons recovering from strokes, spinal cord injuries,…
23rd annual Tom Gearhart Memorial Challenge Golf Outing
July 26th 2018
Yanke Bionics was very fortunate to participate in the 23rd annual Tom Gearhart Memorial Challenge Golf Outing on July 7th, 2018!
We had an opportunity to golf with some of our favorite patients! Good thing our prosthetic legs are made for uneven terrain because some of our golf shots landed in…
Patient Luis Rodriquez is Accepting No Limitations!
May 24th 2018
Master Sgt. Luis Rodriguez was a medic for the Army's 101st Airborne Division when he lost his leg to an IED attack in 2003. After almost 15 years, he is still going strong. The photo was taken in Moab Utah. Luis hiked 1.5 miles on rugged terrain to get to this…
So, what is it that we amputees really want?
May 23rd 2018
Written by Yanke Bionics Patient Michael Procop
In 2011, at the age of 61, I developed Charcots disease. This is a disease where the bones in the foot crumble. Between 2011 and 2014, I underwent four-foot surgeries. One was a reconstruction of the bones in my foot. Pins, plates, and…
#JerseysandJeans for Amputee Coalition
February 2nd 2018
The staff helped raise money for the Amputee Coalition in a fun way. Each staff member was able to wear jeans and a jersey of their favorite football team for a donation that went to the Amputee Coalition. The Amputee Coalition's mission is to reach out to and empower people affected by limb…
Ossur Running and Mobility Clinic
June 3rd 2017
Yanke Bionics recently took part in the Ossur Running and Mobility Clinic, presented by the Challenged Athletes Foundation. The clinic focused on being inspired, motivated and learning practical ways to move better, easier and quicker with your prosthetic, in a supportive and encouraging environment.
• Improve your speed and balance…
Life Goes On Amputee Support Group
May 31st 2017
Come join us and participate in our open support group for all post & present amputees to share resources; life experiences, events, education and to create new relationships with other amputees, their friends & families in our community.
Guest speaker every other meeting
Where: Summa Rehab Hospital
29 N. Adam…
Mercy Amputee Coalition
May 19th 2017
The Mercy Amputee Support Group meets at 3:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of every month in the Mercy Cancer Center Library to provide a safe place for amputees and their family member to connect with others who have experienced limb loss. This amputee support group began in 2014. It…