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Amy Street, Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist, Joins BridgePoint Medical Partner, Charlotte Orthotic and Prosthetic Center (COPC)

August 22, 2008

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ — BridgePoint Medical, LLC’s partner, Charlotte Orthotic and Prosthetic Center (COPC), announced today that Amy Street, CP has joined COPC’s practitioner care team as Staff Prosthetist and will assume the responsibility for prosthetic care at the Charlotte facility.

Amy is an ABC certified Prosthetist and Orthotist with 11 years of O&P experience, most recently as a Staff Prosthetist / Orthotist with OrPro in Maryland. She received a Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Services, East Carolina University, in 2000 and her Prosthetic and Orthotic certificates from University of Connecticut in 2003 and 2006, respectively. Amy has worked closely with physicians at Children’s National Medical Center and at the Hospital for Special Care in the Washington, D.C. area where she has been exposed to a wide variety of challenging clinical situations.

“We are pleased to have someone of Amy’s caliber join our partner team,” commented BridgePoint Chief Clinical Officer, Brian Gustin, CP. “Amy’s background in rehabilitation services and her previous experience centered on patient issues, rather than on fabrication issues, will allow her to achieve a level of service that is unique in the Charlotte area.” Mr. Gustin further commented, “Amy embodies what we think are critical skills and perspectives for the practitioner of the future — she is forward facing, professional and is eager to solve patient issues.”

“The COPC team is very excited to have someone of Amy’s background and caliber joining us here in Charlotte,” stated Mr. Hagler, CO and practitioner in COPC’s Charlotte facility. “Her experience with children’s clinics is a perfect fit for our practice here in Charlotte. She will be a solid addition to our team as we pursue continued excellence in this market.”

About BridgePoint Medical

BridgePoint Medical, an independently owned prosthetic and orthotic company based in Lexington, Kentucky, was formed in 2004 and operates prosthetic and orthotic healthcare facilities in Kentucky and North Carolina. BridgePoint Medical partners with prosthetic and orthotic practices providing administrative support and marketing programs that dramatically reduce non-patient-related functions for the facility, while growing top-line revenues through operational improvement. For more information see their web site at http://www.bp-medical.com/.

About Charlotte Orthotic and Prosthetic Center, Inc.

COPC is part of Asheville Orthotic and Prosthetic Center, Inc. (AOPC), which operates three facilities, Charlotte, Hendersonville and Charlotte, NC. AOPC has been serving its patients since 1995.

   Contact:    Jim Clifton   BridgePoint Medical, LLC   354 Waller Avenue, Ste 150   Lexington, KY 40504   800.694.9820   jclifton@bp-medical.com   http://www.bp-medical.com/    

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BridgePoint Medical, LLC

CONTACT: Jim Clifton of BridgePoint Medical, LLC, +1-800-694-9820,jclifton@bp-medical.com

Web site: http://www.bp-medical.com/




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