PROTEOR USA earns Hanger Partner Award for Rising Star

PROTEOR USA honored at Hanger LIVE 2021
Feb. 16, 2021 – On Feb. 4, PROTEOR USA, a prosthetic device manufacturer, was recognized with the 2020 Rising Star Award at the 8th annual Hanger Partner Awards. The awards ceremony was held virtually at Hanger LIVE, Hanger’s annual education conference.
Hanger, Inc., is a leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) patient care, as well as a distributor of O&P services and products. Each Hanger Partner Award winner is carefully selected by members of Hanger’s clinical and operational teams, and the awards recognize exceptional supplier partners for their role in manufacturing products used to deliver orthotic and prosthetic care and empower patients’ lives every day.
The Rising Star award recognizes an emerging leader driving industry change. PROTEOR USA has recently and rapidly expanded its footprint within the US market via its acquisitions of Ability Dynamics & key Freedom Innovations’ products, continuous investment in product and program innovation, and an unrelenting focus on the customer experience. “This award is important to all of us at PROTEOR USA in that it is a recognition of what we believed PROTEOR USA could become,” said Matt Swiggum, CEO of PROTEOR USA. “And the partnership with Hanger is an integral part of our growth story. We look forward to continuing our work together to bring innovative solutions to clinicians and amputees.”
About ProteorPROTEOR USA, a division of PROTEOR, is a medical-device company focused on brining innovative solutions to the O&P community. The company’s product portfolio includes two of the most recognized brands in the industry (RUSH & Freedom Innovations) – and spans Knees (mechanical & micro-processor controlled), Ankles (hydraulic and microprocessor controlled), Feet (carbon fiber and fiberglass), and Accessories. To help accelerate innovation across the portfolio, PROTEOR USA operates three innovation & production centers throughout the US: Tempe, AZ; Gunnison, UT, and Irvine, CA. For more information on PROTEOR USA, please visit our website at
About Hanger, Inc. Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HNGR) delivers orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) patient care, and distributes O&P products and rehabilitative solutions to the broader market. Hanger’s Patient Care segment is the largest owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics with approximately 800 locations nationwide. Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions. With nearly 160 years of clinical excellence and innovation, Hanger’s vision is to lead the orthotic and prosthetic markets by providing superior patient care, outcomes, services and value. For more information on Hanger, visit