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Idaho’s rugged outdoors are now more accessible than ever for people with disabilities
The Idaho Statesman did a really great article accessibility in Idaho and video on the First Climb Event in Boise that Coyote Prosthetics and Orthotics sponsored along with an interview including Coyote's CEO Matt Perkins.
Click on the image below to see the article and video.
Coyote Prosthetics and Orthotics has opened our new office in Caldwell Idaho
504 N. 10th Ave. Suite A, Caldwell, Idaho 83605
Across from Bi-Mart
Press Release from OPAF
Coyote Prosthetics & Orthotics Hosts First Climb in Boise
August 28, 2019 – Boise,Idaho – Coyote Prosthetics and Orthotics recently hosted a most successful First Climb at Boise State University Student Recreation Center. Over 40 participants, ranging from children to seniors participated along with family members and support staff from the Idaho climbing community. The clinic, led by national paraclimber and coach, Tommy Lyon and assisted by the staff of Boise State assisted a wide range of paraclimbers up the walls and introduced few to bouldering.
“I had lots of opportunities! Before today I thought my climbing days were over. It inspired me to continue to climb” offered James Neal, a veteran and facing Parkinson’s disease. “I want to recommend to the VA. OPAF & the Coyote staff were great. Boise State staff kept us safe and gave lots of encouragement’
Annie Carey, a Boise Paralympic hopeful was on hand as was Jennifer Skeesick, regional director for CAF Idaho. We were also fortunate to have two adaptive climbers from Twin Falls join us from Gemstone Gym. It was great to have such a collaborate effort to promote paraclimbing in Idaho. TV and print media were on hand to record the event and Coyote provide a pizza lunch for everyone following First Climb.
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About OPAF: Serving as the philanthropic arm of the US orthotic and prosthetic community, the Orthotic & Prosthetic Activities Foundation (OPAF), develops, implements, partners and hosts adaptive recreational clinics for those with physical challenges. The First Clinics are recognized as leaders in adaptive recreation. Whether this is the first time a participant is trying an activity after illness, injury or episode or the first time they are ever trying, First Clinics offer top notch adaptive instruction specifically for them. Founded in 1995 to support the Paralympic Games in Atlanta, OPAF & The First Clinics are now offering clinical evidence based education and training for allied health care professionals with select First Clinics and include continuing education credits. For more information on OPAF and The First Clinics, visit www.opafonline.org.
On August 10th over 40 people had a great time at the OPAF First Climb sponsored by Coyote Prosthetics and Orthotics
We saw all ages of participants show up to this gravity defying event introducing adaptive rock climbing to many different abilities.
The goal was to show how to navigate the wall and safely use the climbing equipment no mater your physical or mobility challenge.
Many of the participants found climbing is a great way to meet peers, learn a new hobby, and develop your problem-solving skills.
It's also a great way to improve your balance,flexibility, and strength while have a blast.
Thank you everyone for participating in such a fun event!
Thank you OPAF for managing the event and Boise State University Recreation Center for letting us use your facility. The team of Rec. Center Employees were a great help.
KIVI TV - Showed up to the OPAF event and did a really nice story.
Click below to see the KIVI story.
KIVI TV First Climb Story
By KIVI TV - BOISE, ID — Coyote Prosthetics and Orthoditics and their sister company, Coyote Design, sponsored an adaptive rock climbing for anyone with a physical or mobility challenge today.
The event was free and gave amputees and people living with limb differences a chance to try adaptive rock climbing and learn new techniques.
Noted rock climber, instructor and below knee amputee, Tommy Lyons says, "You know the challenges with climbing are a mental puzzle, as well as a physical adaptation that every single person in that gym has to deal with, so for people that deal with different challenges of normal tasks every day it's a nice relief to come out and try something that everybody's got to try hard at and have the satisfaction of accomplishing."
Boise State University donated the space and the staff for today's event.
The youngest climber was five years old and the oldest was over 60.
Channel 6 News -
KIVI in Boise or KSAW in Twin Falls, did a really nice "Made in Idaho" segment on our company.
Coyote company history
Who is Coyote
We have a new patient testimonial video you might be interested in.
Kelly is a above knee amputee.
Kelly, Twin Falls
Kelly is an above knee amputee that wears a Coyote Design Proximal Lock with a Wave Suction Band and Coyote suction valve.
Proximal Lock - Coyote Design's Proximal Lock is a zero clearance lock designed to help elimate rotation and postoning. When this lock style is combined with Coyote's Wave Suction Band it can create suction in the bottom of the socket creating a more intimate fit.
It is your choice of what patient care you would like to see.
Coyote P&O specializes in custom orthotics and prosthetics. With its more than 50 years of experience in the field, Coyote can go beyond the normal P&O to ensure its’ patients are treated as individuals. Ultimately, we ensure that every patient is comfortable and able to participate in whatever activities they choose whether they have artificial limbs or custom bracing.
Coyote Prosthetics and Orthotics works closely with its sister company Coyote Design to create new prosthetic and orthotic products and methods used throughout the country and world. This connection gives Coyote P&O access to advanced equipment and technology like computer aided design, rapid prototyping and custom manufacturing equipment. This allows us to offer a higher level of service, comfort and performance than other prosthetic and orthotic providers throughout in the Treasure Valley, Magic Valley and the rest of Idaho.
Come to the
Western Idaho Amputee Group
600 N. Robbins Rd., Boise
Fourth floor of St. Lukes Elks Rehab Building
in the large Elks conference room.
For more information call
First Tuesday of Every Month at 6PM
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Magic Valley Amputee Group
For more information call
427 N. Curtis Rd.
504 N. 10th Ave. Suite A