Accreditations & Memberships
Independence Prosthetics Orthotics, Inc. is accredited by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC). ABC is the national certifying and accrediting body for orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic professions. Since its inception in 1948, ABC has become the quality standard in orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic certification and today has more than 12,000 certified individuals and nearly 5,000 accredited facilities.
Our company is a member of the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA), a national trade association committed to providing high quality, unprecedented business services and products to O&P professionals. Through government relations efforts, AOPA works to raise awareness of the profession and impact policies that affect the future of the O&P industry. AOPA membership consists of more than 2,000 O&P patient care facilities and suppliers that manufacture, distribute, design, fabricate, fit and supervise the use of orthoses and prostheses.
Independence Prosthetics Orthotics, Inc. is a proud member and supporter of the Amuptee Coalition of America (ACA). The Amputee Coalition of America is a nonprofit organization based in Manassas, Virginia, United States of America. ACA's mission is to reach out to people with limb loss and empower them through education, support and advocacy.
Independence Prosthetics-Orthotics, Inc. is an active member of The American Academy of Orthotics and Prosthetics (AAOP). The Academy is dedicated to promoting professionalism and advancing the standards of patient care through education, literature, research, advocacy, in collaboration with O&P professionals and facilities. The Academy is the premier source of learning, knowledge, and research for the orthotic and prosthetic profession to enhance the skill level and awareness of orthotic and prosthetic professionals.
Independence Prosthetics-Orthotics, Inc. is a Better Business Bureau (BBB) A+ facility. The Better Business Bureau is a non-profit corporation founded in 1920. It aids in finding businesses and charities that consumers can trust. The BBB serves the cities of Washington DC, Philadelphia, Eastern Pennsylvania and the surrounding Metro area. Their mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust- where buyers and sellers can trust each other to the fullest extent.