Big Rapids Office
120 North Michigan, Ste. 5
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Tuesday and Friday by appointment
Ladd Lorenz - BS, CP is a native of Grand Rapids, MI. He received his Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Science from Grand Valley State University in 1992. He continued his education at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL, where he received his Prosthetic certificate in 1995. In addition, he worked as a prosthetic technician at Creative Orthotics and Prosthetics in Grand Rapids. Ladd then did his prosthetic residency at Mary Free Bed Hospital and Rehabilitation Center. He worked at Mary Free Bed from 1996 until 2003. During this time, he also regularly attended the Adult Regional Amputee Clinic and the Children's Center for Limb Differences Clinic. Ladd was a member of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, earning the distinction of 'Fellow' in 2000.
Ladd joined the staff at Teter Orthotics and Prosthetics in 2003, where he was an integral part of the expansion of the company into the mid and southern regions of Michigan where he currently manages several offices. Over the past 25+ years, Ladd has established himself as an expert in the field of prosthetics. He is comfortable in any prosthetic situation and enjoys helping his patients achieve their goals with the use of current technologies and sound prosthetic principles.
In his free time, Ladd enjoys spending time with his wife of 25 years and their college-aged children. He also likes to travel, spend time in the gym and golf.
Mike Bartle - CPO is a native of Sterling Heights, MI. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Health Sciences from Oakland University. Mike then went on to pursue a Master's of Science in Orthotics and Prosthetics from Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, MI. Mike graduated in 2016 and accepted a residency position with Teter Orthotics and Prosthetics in Traverse City, MI shortly after. During his residency, Mike was able to gain valuable experience in orthotics and prosthetics by working with hospitals and a variety of medical specialty clinics in Northern Michigan. After completing his residency, Mike was offered a position with Teter Orthotics and Prosthetics at the office in Cadillac, MI. Mike has his American Board Certification (ABC) as a Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist (CPO) in 2018. Mike is excited to be in Northern Michigan with a company that truly cares about their patients and quality of service.
In his free time, Mike enjoys hanging out with his fiancé and family, going on hikes with his 2 dogs, biking, playing hockey, fishing, and everything else that comes with living in Northern Michigan.