Knittel Ansa, CPO

Knittel Ansa, CPO

Prosthetics & Orthotics  ·  
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Age 32
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Knittel Ansa, CPO is a prosthetics & orthotics specialist in York, PA and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from University Of Hartford-Newington Certificate Program in 2009 and specializes in prosthetics & orthotics, bone & joint non-surgical orthopedics, and more.Read his story

506 Greenbriar Rd

York, PA 17404

Contact Information

(717) 430-6100

Insurance Accepted

  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Self Pay
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • UPMC
  • 2 More

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This content was provided by Knittel Ansa "Knittel Ansa, L-CPO, BSE is a Co-Founder and Executive Director of Aspire Prosthetics & Orthotics Inc. He is an American Board for Certification (ABC) Certified Prosthetist Orthotist and Biomedical Engineer who is licensed by the Pennsylvania's state board of Medicine. He earned his BSE degree in Biomedical Engineering from University of Hartford in 2008 and completed his graduate certificate program in Orthotics & Prosthetics at University of Hartford's Newington Certificate Program. Knittel is best known in the field of Prosthetics & Orthotics for his expertise in Pediatrics Orthotic Management, especially, Scoliosis; Trauma Bracing, and Lower Extremity Prosthesis. His engineering research in Hartford focused on Orthotics and Prosthetics with focus on outcome measure of Scoliosis Bracing. Knittel was awarded full scholarship to study both Orthotics and Prosthetics at University of Hartford. He acquired a lot of knowledge and experience from working with some of the top companies in the industry. Knittel has been fortunate to provide services to great institutions such as NASA, NSF, University of Maryland Hospital Systems, Baltimore, VA, Albany Medical Center, Helen Hayes Hospital, Connecticut Children's Hospital, Health South of York, and Wellspan Health of York. Knittel has receive specialized training in Cranial Remolding Helmets, Sure Step, Walk Aide, Providence Brace, Charleston Brace, Trauma Bracing, Plie MPK, Pneumatic Knee and Ankle Prosthesis, and LIM Infinite Socket Technology. His professional memberships include American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, Association of Children's Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics, and Amputee Coalition of America. Knittel enjoys playing and teaching soccer and chess."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Knittel Ansa "Knittel's approach to treating & caring for patients is simple.  He believes and provides the following three:

Individualize Care - He believes that no two patients are alike, no two limbs are alike. He takes the time to know his patients by active listening carefully and then formulates treatment plan that fits the particular patient's physical ands psychological needs.

Timely Delivery - Knittel believes that delayed care is bad care. He is dedicated to work with the patients, referring physicians, insurances, and the entire clinical team to provide the patient with timely health care delivery. Each patient deserve the best service - The Aspire Experience.

Training & Education - Be believes that perfect practice makes perfect. It is about the Advice he gives his patients, not the Device. He takes his time to train and educate each patient to make sure that they are comfortable using and caring for each device.  He truly believes that the prostheses or the orthoses are useless without the appropriate training; and he refuses to make devices for patient to be left in their closets (this is not fair to the payer)."

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7  Specialties

  • Prosthetics & Orthotics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthotics
  • Pedorthics
  • Prosthetics

0  Board Certifications

Knittel Ansa does not have any board certifications listed.

33  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Amputated Arm
  • Amputated Finger
  • Amputated Thumb
  • Amputated Toe
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bowed Legs
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Contracture
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Dropfoot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Scoliosis
  • Ulcer of Foot

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6  Procedures

  • Custom Made Foot Orthotic
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Functional Orthotic
  • Orthotic Treatment
  • Prosthetic
  • Scoliosis Treatment

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Hartford
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2008
  • University Of Hartford-Newington Certificate Program
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Hanger Clinic-Albany Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Hanger Clinic-Connecticut Children Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Ability Prosthetics & Orthotics-Wellspan York Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Hanger Clinic-Albany Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Biomedical Engineering-University Of Hartford
    Other Education | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Knittel Ansa has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Akan

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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