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Jodi (Mata) Scott tackles adversity with hope, determination

Loss is a word Jodi (Mata) Scott knows all too well. In the span of three years, she lost three people she loved dearly: her mother, boyfriend and best friend. During that time, Jodi also lost all of her fingers and thumbs in a 2013 fire that destroyed her childhood home in Harrison, Mich. “It’s…
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MyoPro’s myoelectric device helps Cindy regain use of arm after 19 years

UPDATE: Cindy’s amazing story has drawn attention from area media. The story also highlights the innovation of our care team and our relationship with Sparrow Hospital in Lansing. Here are links to those reports: Lansing State Journal WILX-TV 10 Cindy Pohl has been unable to use her left arm since being injured in a car…
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Mary Free Bed hires new CO

Grand Rapids, Mich. – Brittany Begerow, a board-certified orthotist who graduated from Northwestern University and completed her residency at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital, has been hired by Mary Free Bed as a full-time orthotist. Begerow, of Grand Rapids, Mich., will be a part of the 22-member team that offers a continuum of orthotic and…
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Orthotics & Prosthetics now open in West addition

Mary Free Bed’s Orthotics & Prosthetics department has officially moved into its new home in the state-of-the-art West addition of Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. All O&P services — prosthetics, orthotics, assistive technology and OrthoSEAT — are now housed together in one convenient location (Suite 1100 at 235 Wealthy St. SE). The move was completed…
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A Man with Two Prosthetic Legs Receives a Change for the Better

When he was only 7 years old, Harry Zemmer received his first pair of artificial legs from Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. “They were like hollow logs,” recalls Harry, a 60-year-old Ann Arbor man who was born without fully developed lower limbs. “There were no knees.” With hydraulics, microprocessors, braking mechanisms, energy-saving technology and myriad…
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In spite of limb differences, Brooklyn is just like any other kid

  Meet Brooklyn Brooklyn is just like any other girl. She hangs out with her friends, and loves the color pink. In fact, she is proud to share that almost every outfit she wears has pink in it. Brooklyn is very active, and tries everything at least once. She enjoys karate, tumbling dance class, and…
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Assistive technology and custom wheelchair seating restore freedom

Assistive technology and custom wheelchair seating restore independence and freedom. Matthew Scholtens, clinical manager of Mary Free Bed Orthotics & Prosthetics Rehab Technology Center, talks about seating and technology services and about patients he’s seen through the years.