Opening and Closing Bell on Wall Street
On Wednesday, August 10, executives, practitioners and patients of Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR), a premier provider of services and products that enhance human physical capability, visited the New York Stock Exchange to commemorate the company’s 150th anniversary of founding. To highlight this milestone occasion, Hanger President and CEO Thomas F. Kirk and Chairman Ivan R. Sabel rang The Closing Bell. They were joined on the bell podium by U.S. Army Sergeant (ret.) Juan Arredondo, a veteran of the War in Iraq and one of the world’s first recipients of a bionic hand with five articulating fingers that acts and looks like a real human hand, and Joe Tucker, one of the first civilians to be fit with a new bionic prosthetic leg called the Genium developed in collaboration with the U.S. Military.
Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc., headquartered in Austin, Texas, is the world's premier provider for services and products that enhance human physical capability. Hanger provides orthotic and prosthetic patient care services, distributes O&P devices and components and provides therapeutic solutions to the broader post acute market. Hanger is the largest owner and operator of orthotic and prosthetic patient care centers with in excess of 675 O&P patient care centers located in 45 states and the District of Columbia. Hanger, through its subsidiary Southern Prosthetic Supply, Inc, is also the largest distributor of branded and private label O&P devices and components in the United States. Hanger provides therapeutic solutions through its subsidiaries Innovative Neurotronics and Accelerated Care Plus. Innovative Neurotronics introduces emerging neuromuscular technologies developed through independent research in a collaborative effort with industry suppliers worldwide. Accelerated Care Plus is a developer of specialized rehabilitation technologies and the nation's leading provider of evidence-based clinical programs for post-acute rehabilitation serving more than 4,000 long-term care facilities and other sub-acute rehabilitation providers throughout the U.S. For more information on Hanger, visit www.hanger.com. (Source: Hanger Orthopedic Group)