Mark A. Nielsen, CP, ATC, LPNJ/PA
Mark Nielsen is a dedicated, compassionate prosthetic clinician with a desire to continually provide amputees an unparalleled standard of prosthetic care. He has over 15 years of experience working with patients and putting their needs first. “I started Kinetic Prosthetics because of the patients. My goal is to restore their quality of life with the best fitting prosthesis.”
Mark is a graduate of Northwestern University's Prosthetic and Orthotic Center, affiliated with the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Athletic Training from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania. He is certified in Prosthetics by the American Board for Certification.
Mark has over 12 years of health care experience. He has gained extensive experience in designing prostheses for upper and lower extremities. He is certified in a variety of prosthetic devices including Otto Bock Microprocessor knees and upper extremity componentry, WalkAide, PropioFoot, iWalk Powerfoot BiOM, and Compas. Mark also served as National Residency Program Director for prosthetic residents of Physiotherapy Associates. Prior to his work in prosthetics, Mark worked as a Certified Athletic Trainer in both the inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation settings at Hanover Hospital and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Joshua Erickson, CTP
Joshua Erickson is a creative, detail oriented prosthetic technician. “Every patient and every prosthesis is unique, and deserves skill and attention to achieve the best fit and finish. New technologies, materials, and techniques are constantly emerging, allowing us to make our sockets lighter, more durable, and more comfortable for our patients. I enjoy learning about these new developments and coming up with creative new ways to apply them to helping our patients.”
Joshua is an ABC certified prosthetic technician with over 10 years of experience. His history is with a progressive facility that constantly sought new ways to improve patients’ lives. From prosthetic design and construction to personalized laminations and cosmetic covers, Joshua is thoroughly experienced in all aspects of prosthetic fabrication.
Andrew Skobac, MSOP, CP
Andrew Skobac is a resourceful and innovative prosthetist. He has 4 years of experience working with patients in a private practice and hospital setting.
Andrew earned his Master of Science degree in Prosthetics and Orthotics from Eastern Michigan University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Resources Engineering from the University of Maryland. Having a background in engineering gives him an edge in working with emerging technologies in the field of prosthetics. Andrew utilizes a CAD modeling program and a 3D printer to solve unique problems facing our patients that can't readily be addressed with traditional approaches.
Andrew has spent several years volunteering for various adaptive sports organizations, building on his past as a climbing instructor and trip leader. While primarily focusing on adaptive climbing, he has also taken part in skiing, golfing, biking, kayaking, basketball, and rugby events. He is dedicated to helping everyone participate in the recreation activities they wish to, both inside and outside of his work life.