University of Michigan Orthotics and Prosthetics Center: Creativity in Action

One week from today, the University of Michigan Orthotics and Prosthetics Center will celebrate an extraordinary milestone – 100 years of service – with an open house event.

One of the reasons the O&P team has been making such a tremendous difference in the lives of their patients and families is because they embrace creativity as part of their daily work. Creativity is one of my 7Cs and, honestly, the most important C of all.

The O&P team assists people of all ages with diverse challenges, and each solution they develop is a combination of tools and therapies customized to the patient’s unique needs, goals and abilities.

We all have limitless opportunity to be creative in our daily work, because at its very core creativity is about looking at the same problem everyone else is looking at, but seeing it differently and taking a unique approach to finding a solution.

In April, I had the opportunity to visit with the O&P team see first-hand why they are so exceptional. Rather than tell you about my visit, why don’t you see for yourself:


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