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Carita Backman


Carita Backman, C.P.

Carita received her degree in orthotics and prosthetics from Helsinki IV College for Health Care Professionals in her native Finland in 1993.

She is certified as a prosthetist by both the American Board of Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics as well as in Finland and the European Community. Carita is also a Certified Mastectomy fitter and holds a certificate in physical therapy.

Carita has worked as a prosthetist and orthotist in North Carolina and San Francisco as well as managing practices in the Denver Metro area, and has served as a teaching consultant for Ossur, the worldwide leader in development of components for prosthetic limbs.

She opened the Lakewood office of OPS in 2003.

Carita combines her extensive clinical experience with strong communication skills to provide caring, quality care to new amputees as well as long-time users of prostheses.

For the OPS office nearest you, call 866-484-8388.