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Monday:8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed
Sunday: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

Carmelita Deken, Patient Service Specialist

Carmelita rejoined the NovaCare P&O team in August 2018 and oversees administration functions at the Poplar Bluff location. Carmelita was a member of our team in years prior and left to pursue other interest outside the field. She is excited to provide patients a positive front office experience. Carmelita is responsible for a variety of administrative duties, including billing, scheduling, insurance authorizations and communications. She enjoys gardening, fishing and spending time with her family and friends.

Richard Thiele, CPO, Center Director

Richard is a certified and licensed prosthetist and orthotist and the center director in Poplar Bluff, MO. He began his career in 1980 as an entry level technician. He received prosthetic education at Shelby State Community College, prosthetic certification in 1987 and orthotic certification in 1989. He treats all levels of prosthetic and orthotic needs using both old school and state-of-the-art techniques. He has volunteered for the Hughes international center treating amputees in Columbia and assisted as technical support for the practical exams while at Shelby State. Richard time enjoys all outdoor activities, particularly fishing and spending time with his family.
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Prosthetics & Orthotics

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