Frank received his B.S. degree from New York University in 1975.
He worked at Newington Children's Hospital from 1975 until 1978 and while there obtained Certification in Orthotics from the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC).
In 1975 he relocated to Springfield where he became director of the Orthotic and Prosthetic department for Shriner's Hospital and obtained his certification in Prosthetics from ABC.
In 1978, Frank
started Pioneer Valley Orthotics and Prosthetics, Inc.
in Springfield as a part time practice.
In 1983, Frank left Shriner's to go full time into private practice and subsequently opened two other locations.
currently services patients at all three of our locations making hospital, nursing facility and home visits when required to service home bound patients.
sees patients of all ages, he
has continued with a special interest in pediatrics.
He serves as orthotic consultant for the Pediatric Physiatry Clinic at Shriner's Hospital.
Frank has taught as an adjunct lecturer at American International College in Springfield, teaching Orthotics to Physical Therapy students.
He has also been an examiner for ABC and has served as President of the Massachusetts Society of Orthotics & Prosthetics and is currently a member serving on committees.
As a practitioner's assistant since 2010 and certified Orthotic fitter since 2011, Brian assists Frank
with casting and delivery of custom orthotic devices and sees patients for fitting of any pre-fabricated devices.
Last to get mentioned are your clinicians: Frank Twyeffort and Brian Twyeffort, whose responsibility it is to see that you are fitted with the device that best suits your need and gives you, our patients the best possible outcome.