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Monday:8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday:8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday:8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday:8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday:8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday:Closed

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Lower Extremity Orthotics
Lower Extremity Prosthetics
Upper Extremity Orthotics
Upper Extremity Prosthetics
Foot Orthotics
Knee Bracing
Spinal
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About
At NovaCare Prosthetics & Orthotics, we provide the highest quality of care and customized prosthetics and orthotics to enable you to overcome challenges and live your best life. Providing care in a healing and positive environment is something we are passionate about and ensure for all who are referred to us and choose us for care. Our experienced team of practitioners is committed to working collaboratively with you to understand your situation and develop a customized plan of care that reflects your needs and goals. NovaCare is ready to be your partner to get you back to living a fulfilling, functional lifestyle.
Our Team

Tony Fruci, Certified Prosthetist

Tony has been a member of the NovaCare P&O team at our St. Paul location for 18 years, with 32 years of clinical experience. He previously worked in the Marshfield Clinic and Shriner’s Hospital where he gained valuable pediatric experience. Tony’s vast experience culminates in the areas of pediatrics, upper extremity and unique cases and he has certification in the most innovative technologies. He completed his undergraduate education at University of St. Thomas and prosthetic education from Century College. Tony is a PRN employee and prosthetic technician instructor at Century College. He is a director of the Northern Plains Chapter, AAOP and vice president of MSOPP. Tony enjoys spending time with his family and is involved with the Boy Scouts and outdoor activities.

Jeff Boardman, Technician

Jeff has been a member of the NovaCare P&O team at the St. Paul location for three years, with 37 years of technical experience. He has worked in various clinical settings, including central fabrication and Shriner’s hospital over the course of his career. Jeff’s experience and technical skill allows him to excel in the areas of pediatric, upper extremity or any unique personalized touches. Jeff has certification as a technician from Century College, completing the program in 1984. He was instrumental in the development of the simplified fabrication technique for a partial foot prosthesis. The program was presented internationally at several premier conferences. Jeff sits on the advisory committee at Century College for the technical portion of the program. Jeff enjoys restoring old cars, fishing and other outdoor recreational activities.

Loretta Pederson, C.O., BOCPO, Interim Multi-Site Center Director

Loretta has been a member of the NovaCare P&O team since the acquisition of Dan Rowe & Associates and has practiced at the St. Paul location for more than 30 years. She has more than 38 years of clinical experience. Loretta has worked with a multitude of diagnoses in both orthotics and prosthetics. Her clinical experience spans the gamut from metal and leather to advanced technologies such as microprocessor components. Loretta is an ABC certified orthotist, a BOC certified orthotist/prosthetist and licensed by the state of Minnesota Board of Podiatric Medicine as a licensed orthotist/prosthetist. She obtained her education and clinical training from Century College and sits on their advisory board. Loretta is an avid water skier and snowmobiler and enjoys spending time with family.

Amber Washington, Patient Services Specialist

Amber has been a member of the team at the St. Paul and Bloomington locations for six years. She is responsible for a variety of administrative duties, including billing, scheduling, insurance authorizations and communication with physicians and patients. Amber is a high school graduate who has attended a few college courses at Anoka Ramsey Community College and Century College. She enjoys swimming, dancing and spending time with family.

Sharon Kelly, C.P., L.P., Multisite Center Director

Sharon has more than 35 years of experience in prosthetics. She specializes in upper extremity myoelectric and body-powered fittings, geriatric care and high-end services such as COAPT and paralympic fittings. Sharon is an ABC certified prosthetist, licensed by the state of Minnesota Board of Podiatric Medicine as a licensed prosthetist. She obtained a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering at Tulane University and certificate in prosthetics at Northwestern University. She enjoys hiking, serving others and spending time with family.
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Prosthetics & Orthotics

  • Lower Extremity Orthotics
  • Lower Extremity Prosthetics
  • Upper Extremity Orthotics
  • Upper Extremity Prosthetics
  • Foot Orthotics
  • Knee Bracing
  • Spinal
  • Microprocessor Ankles
  • Microprocessor Feet
  • Microprocessor Knees
  • Myoelectric Designs
  • Silicone Restorations
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