Deputy Speaker Phil Ramos Extends Heartfelt Gratitude to NY Rehab Prosthetics for Changing Lives.

Deputy Speaker Phil Ramos visited NY Rehab Prosthetics to witness the presentation and fitting of new prosthetic legs for Mr. Javier Amaya. After months of searching for an organization that will help with finding a prosthetic leg for Mr. Amaya, NY Rehab Prosthetics was a beacon of hope which will undoubtedly change Javier Amaya quality of life.

Javier Amaya’s, 27, who is a recent migrant to the United States has never had a prosthetic leg since his leg was amputated at the age of 22. On his journey towards recovery Mr. Amaya took a significant turn for the better when he reached out for assistance from the Office of Deputy Speaker Phil Ramos who coordinated an assessment with NY Rehab Prosthetics. After several visits, on May 17, 2024, Javier Amaya received a new prosthetic leg from NY Rehab Prosthetics at their Freeport location with owner and CEO Michael Nadata. This act underscores the company’s unwavering commitment to enhancing the quality of life of those in need.

Throughout his journey, Javier’s determination and perseverance has been exemplary. With the support of NY Rehab Prosthetics, he is thrilled to be reclaiming his independence. The partnership between Deputy Speaker Phil Ramos and NY Rehab Prosthetics exemplifies the power of public-private cooperation in addressing the needs of constituents and fostering a more inclusive society. Their collaborative efforts serve as an inspiration to all, demonstrating the profound difference that can be made when compassion and innovation come together to uplift individuals and communities.

Deputy Speaker Phil Ramos remarked, “NY Rehab Prosthetics has been a beacon of hope for Javier and his family. Their dedication and expertise have not only provided Javier with a prosthetic leg but have also restored his confidence and optimism for the future. We are profoundly grateful for this collaboration and for the continued partnership in ensuring our constituents get the support and help they deserve.”

-Michael Nadata, Chief Executive Office & Clinical Director Said

“NY Rehab Prosthetics is proud to partner with Assemblyman Phil Ramos in our continued effort to provide prosthetic limbs to amputees regardless of financial position and insurance status. Javier Amaya Amaya is a remarkable young man who has persevered with very little and we are happy to help him navigate the world again with two legs. We hope this can help him achieve his life goals and create new ones!”


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