About Us

Our Staff

Henry Richter, CPO, LPO


Joe Hoffert
  • Certified Limb & Brace, Shreveport La (1987-present) - President
  • Shriner's Hospital, Shreveport La (1984 - 1987)

Education and Training

  • Otto Bock Orthopedic Industry Inc. Minneapolis, Mn(1984) - residency in orthotics, prosthetics, and seating systems research and development
  • Gillette Children's Hospital, St. Paul, (MN (1984) - clinical residency in seating and positioning Northeast Metro Technical Institute, in affiliation with the University of Minnesota Medical School, White Bear Lake, MN(1983-1984)
  • Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA (1976-1980) - BS Biology

Henry has completed numerous prosthetic and orthotics courses, including seminars on the advanced reciprocating gait orthosis, CAD/CAM design and engineering, electrical control systems, Utah myo-electric arm,seating systems, custom positioning, wheelchair design, and lift systems, ILIMB, and numerous socket design courses


  • Awarded certification as a consultant on industrial and ergonomic modifications for ADA compliance by the Rehabilitation Inst. of Chicago
  • Awarded certification in prosthetics (#1521) in 1985 by the American Board for certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC)