AOPA: Victims 'will walk and run again'

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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) is leading a coalition to provide access to care for uninsured/underinsured amputee victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, according to a press release. Members and partners of AOPA have pledged to give these amputees and those with related mobility impairment the necessary access to artificial limbs, customized bracing and mobility assistive devices. They would like to ensure that all victims “will walk and run again,” according to the release.