Advisory Board

Scott Hinshon-Advisory Board Member, President/CEO, Orthotic Care Services
BS Metropolitan State University; Technical Practitioner of Orthotics, Century College After completing his Bachelor’s degree from Metropolitan State University, Scott continued his education at Century College in Minnesota earning a technical and practitioner certificate in orthotics. He completed an NCOPE Residency Program at Mary Free Bed Hospital in Grand
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Meet Our Team

Board of Directors   Eric Jenson-Board Chair and Founder of Magic Arms for the World, Owner at Jenson Studios eric@magicarms.org Eric is passionate about telling and being involved in stories that make a positive impact on the world. As a vendor for Stratasys, Eric was given the opportunity to fly to Philadelphia to meet Emma and tell her story. He
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THE PROBLEM:

Children like Emma, with a rare disease called AMC (Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita) can’t use an incumbent solution because it is too heavy and expensive. A WREX was created to fit Emma, BUT…•The market is relatively small, and manufacturers are not interested in investing in solutions. This means it is difficult for one hospital to send
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Every parent wants their child to reach their full potential—every kid just wants to play.

For the millions of children with neuromuscular disorders, debilitating weakness in the arms and shoulders makes everyday tasks nearly impossible. With Magic Arms, the impossible becomes possible. Magic Arms is a gravity-balancing, exoskeletal device that’s been proven to work on over 100 kids so far. Our goal is to make this technology available to every
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Meet Emma

“She called them her ‘magic arms’ and everyone in the room cried.“ –Megan Lavelle, Emma’s mom Emma was born with a decreasing ability to move her arms. She could not play with blocks, color pictures, or feed herself. She couldn’t hug her mom. The device she called her “magic arms” was invented by an engineer
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Magic Arms for the World

We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a WREX device to every child who needs one. Our organization was inspired by Emma, who was born with Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC), a rare disease which restricts normal movement. Without a WREX, Emma was not able to lift her arms to play, draw, or hug. We
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