Tuesday, October 26, 2010

ABC 7 Report: Helping Developing Countries' Disabled

Range of Motion Project, a non-profit organization co-founded by Eric Neufeld of Scheck & Siress was featured on ABC 7 news. ROMP regularly brings volunteers, including John Angelico CP, to Guatemala, Haiti and Ecuador to provide almost no-cost prosthetic care to the countries' disabled. Donations of unwanted prosthetic components are taken by Scheck & Siress throughout the Chicago area. To learn more about how they are used, visit www.rompglobal.net.

View the entire ABC 7 story at this link:


She's here! Post-Mastectomy Fitter, Benita Santillanes

Benita Santillanes, CFm is now working in our Lincoln Park office, providing a full range of post-mastectomy prostheses, forms and garments.
Insurance and Medicare often cover these services.
Call Benita at 773-472-3663 to schedule your appointment or for more information. You can view Benita's brochure by clicking the file name below.

High Schooler is a Soccer Star in Her Prosthesis

Gena Keszai is getting a lot of attention lately. Her high school's JV soccer team, the Marian Knights, is playing a 10-1-2 season. Gena, a freshman, is doing it with one prosthetic leg. Full of talent and inspiration, Gena's is a story you should know. Read the full story by ESPN and WNDU 16 here:

Scheck & Siress Serves Haiti

S&S practitioners, John Angelico CP and Michael Oros CPO, traveled to Haiti in August to provide prosthetic and orthotic care to victims of the recent earthquake tragedy there. Other volunteers were Heather Bava, Daniela Duran, Heidi Behnke from Weiss Hospital, Dawn Hudson and Julie Lanphere from RIC. The trip was organized by Range of Motion Project. To learn more about ROMP, visit: www.rompglobal.net.

Melissa Stockwell Wins Paratriathlon Worlds in Budapest

She did it again! Scheck and Siress' very own Melissa Stockwell travelled to Budapest to compete in the 2010 Paratriathlon World Championships and wonher division. Keep up the good work Melissa!