Action Orthotics & Prosthetics is Penticton’s go-to prosthetics & orthotic clinic. We are the city’s newest and only full-time facility founded in 2012 by Stuart Watkinson, CPO (c) FCBC and Jacklyn Watkinson-Sullivan CPO (c). You can rest assured of professional and compassionate prosthetic and orthotic services when you choose us. We are also the first prosthetics and orthotics facility in Penticton, B.C. offering full time service, with an on-site lab.
Restoring Function and Patient Independence
Choosing Action Orthotics & Prosthetics for your prosthetic or orthotic needs, means you are choosing a lasting personal relationship with your certified prosthetist/orthotist, who are dedicated to helping restore/improve your function and mobility. We understand that amputations and congenital and neurological disorders are lifelong conditions and it is important that your relationship with your provider is based upon mutual trust and respect. You want to go somewhere you can be treated by someone with a wide experience base, and with the utmost dignity and professionalism.
Jacklyn Watkinson-Sullivan CPO (c) is a Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist with over 10 years of clinical experience. She has experience working with a wide variety of medical conditions and clientele, and always works with a patient-centric approach.
Stuart Watkinson CPO (c) FCBC is a qualified dual-certified practitioner with over 30 years of clinical experience to provide our patients with excellent patient care.
Ensuring Optimal Comfort, Fit and Function
The field of prosthetics and orthotics is constantly evolving and we continually further our knowledge through educational seminars and coursework. Jacklyn Watkinson-Sullivan CPO (c) and Stuart Watkinson CPO (c) FCBC are both certified members of OPC, Orthotics Prosthetics Canada which is the professional governing body for Prosthetics & Orthotics in Canada. Jacklyn Watkinson-Sullivan CPO (c) is also a member of P.O.A.B.C., the Prosthetics & Orthotics Association of British Columbia.
All Orthotics and Prosthetics Services under One Roof
Our prosthetics and orthotics are fabricated directly on-site by our trained clinical and technical staff, this allows us to provide efficient fabrication, fitting and adjustments for optimal fit and function. Our field is a complex mixture of modern science and technology combined with old-world craftsmanship, and as such, our technicians possess both the skills and creative vision necessary to help our practitioners design and fabricate the right device according to your needs.
Children to Citizens aged 50+ – We Accept All
At Action Orthotics & Prosthetics, we welcome patients of all ages. Our practitioners are experienced with all types of modern prosthetics and orthotics, while our knowledgeable office staff work with most government agencies, including the Workers Compensation Board (WCB), Ministry of Disability/Ministry of Human Resources (MHR), PharmaCare, Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), First Nations Heath Authority (FNHA) and Veterans Affairs Canada. We are also experienced in dealing with many private benefits companies including Blue Cross, Manulife Financial, Great West Life, Sun Life Financial, Greenshield and more. Our work includes providing you with the required cost estimates, invoices, biomechanical reports and justification letters you will likely need when it comes time to bill your extended benefits providers. For more information about our services or to schedule a consultation, please contact us today!
Pediatric Orthotics and Prosthetics
We understand children have unique prosthetic and orthotic needs.
Whether you need custom made footwear, footwear modifications, or new orthopedic footwear, we can help.
Detailed Orthotic Biomechanical Assessment
Reduce pain and improve mobility with our Orthotic services. Book an appointment now.