Rockaway, NJ – April 3, 2018
Allard USA is pleased to announce that Stephen T. Hughes, CFo, LO has joined our organization as Educational Product Specialist.
Steve will provide education, clinical support and expertise for our staff, the O&P Community, and its referral sources on Allard’s products.
With over 30 years’ experience in the O&P industry, Steve has established his abilities as technical staff, product specialist, orthotist/fitter and finally as Director of Central Fabrication where he gained extensive knowledge in all areas of orthotic and prosthetic fabrication. He specializes in RGO’s, Stance Phase Control systems, and carbon graphite materials. For the last 20 years Steve has been responsible for conducting lectures, workshops, and product demonstrations within the O&P industry.
Hughes says the most rewarding part of his career “has been working directly with the patient and rolling up my sleeves knowing the orthosis I was fabricating was going to help my patient get back their life”.
“Steve is key in the completion of a multidisciplinary educational team Allard has developed to bring the most comprehensive resources to our customers allowing them to provide high quality care to their patients” says Justi Appel, Director of Education and Clinical Support. This is consistent with Allard’s commitment to provide, “Support for Better Life” for our O&P partners and the community at large.
About Allard USA
Allard USA is a world leader in carbon composite technology in the AFO market. Allard USA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Allard Support for Better Life, based in Helsingborg, Sweden. The company is committed to the research and development of innovative products for individuals with physical challenges.