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5 Tips for Traveling with a Prosthesis

Flight Travel with a Prosthesis Ahhhhhh that overdue vacation. Tickets booked, bags packed, dreams of the soothing ocean waves running through your head. But wait…. How do you go through the airport with your prosthesis? The rules of traveling with a prosthesis can seem unclear. Below are some tips for […]

Traveling with a Prosthesis

An open letter to Dr. Brennan:

Dr. Brennan, I am writing to oppose the Draft LCD for Prosthetic Coverage. I fully appreciate the need to save money, but this a draconian proposal that will set the field of Prosthetics and patient care back decades. I have been a bilateral below knee amputee for 40 years. I […]


ESPY Nominations and Wins

Last week the star-studded ESPY awards took place to award some of the greatest athletes and notables of the year. An ESPY Award is an accolade presented by ESPN to recognize individual and team athletic achievement and other sports-related performance during the calendar year preceding a given annual ceremony. Caitlyn Jenner gave […]


Aquire Woodfield Orthotics and Prosthetics

Scheck & Siress acquires Woodfield Orthotics and Prosthetics

Oakbrook Terrace, IL – Scheck & Siress announces the acquisition of Woodfield Orthotics and Prosthetics, a Chicago-based provider of orthotic and prosthetic care owned by Brett Kramer, CPO. Woodfield was started by Brett’s father, Steve Kramer, back in 1983. Brett purchased the business from his father in 2000. Brett and […]