Stories & Testimonials – Warwick, Rhode Island


“We find out about [our patients] before we get into the whole fitting process. What makes Next Step unique is just the whole culture of the company; it’s a culture here. Everyone’s out for the same result.”

Rusty Brightman
Certified Prosthetic Assistant


“I have no reason to go anywhere else. I get excellent care. The quality of my life has been improved greatly from coming to Next Step, in every way… The fit has been #1, right from the beginning.”

Timothy Davey
Below-Knee Amputee


“The advantage that Next Step has, in my eyes, is that there’s a wealth of knowledge… It’s a small company feel but a really progressive attitude, where the patient comes first and we’ll do whatever we can to make that person happy.”

Jeff Lockhart
Certified Prosthetist / Orthotist


“They treat you like a person. They are compassionate and want to learn a little bit about your story and learn what you want to do… Next Step is a great company, and I’m very happy to come here, my first choice.”

Doug Mataronas
Bilateral Amputee

“My relationship with Next Step has added to the quality of my life by being able to explain how I feel and how my leg feels.”

Lexy Morel
Below-Knee Amputee


“They take the time to make sure every detail is paid attention to. They have great skill here and a great understanding being amputees themselves. They know what’s going on, and they’ll cater to you… You feel comfortable coming here.”

Sam, Lexy, & Doug


“By going here, [the fit] is going to be as perfect as it can be… With what they’re providing me, I can do anything I want to do.”

Sam Senecal
Above-Knee Amputee


“I’m treating them the way I like to be treated [as an amputee], and Next Step allows me to do that, to practice that, to share my feelings, my emotions, and my expertise.”

Luis Vivas
Certified Prosthetic Assistant (Retired)
Below-Knee Amputee