About Us

Our Staff

Henry Richter, CPO, LPO

Experience

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

Certifications

  • 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)

Ben Elliot

Orthotic and Prosthetic assistant

Ben Elliot

Ben has nearly ten years of experience working in all aspects of rehabilitative orthopedics. Ben is qualified to fit orthotics devices as well as soft goods.


Kathy Anderson

Receptionist

Kathy Anderson

Kathy has been a valued member of our team for nearly two decades. She is always cheerful and willing to help each patient to obtain timely access to our clinical staff.