We Are Anatomical Concepts, Incorporated

A leading provider of prefabricated and custom-made medical devices for upper and lower extremity needs, headquartered in Poland, Ohio. We are the original concept developer and only manufacturer of the PRAFO® orthosis, used by medical professionals around the globe. Our team of licensed clinical practitioners, visionaries and builders share a common goal to create superior products that are seamless and intuitive, but most importantly, deliver real results through successful patient outcomes. 

Our Mission Statement

Anatomical Concepts, Inc. is dedicated in being an industry leader in the orthotic and prosthetic, physical therapy and rehabilitation industries by providing the most innovative, qualitative and cost-effective medical devices servicing this industry today and into the future. 

Customer Focus

The primary objective of the Quality Management System (QMS) is to meet the needs of our customers. We work to clearly determine and define customer needs, and we strive to meet those needs in ways that ensure and increase customer satisfaction. Anatomical Concepts, Inc. understands the importance of maintaining compliance to all worldwide, national, and local laws and regulatory requirements that affect its products. 

Company Milestones


  • Certified Orthotic Practitioner, William W. DeToro had a vision to greatly improve the orthotic marketplace with a robust and cost-effective solution to improve patient care. He founded Anatomical Concepts, Incorporated and began manufacturing and supplying custom-fit and custom-made orthoses. 


  • Anatomical Concepts, Inc. started servicing customers internationally, including in Saudi Arabia, Australia, Germany, Sweden, Italy and the United Kingdom.  


  • We provide medical professionals across the globe with Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFO), Knee Ankle Foot Orthoses (KAFO), Knee Orthoses (KO) and Elbow Orthoses (EO) that allow for superior function adjustability and patient compliance.

Meet the Orthotists

William W. DeToro, Sr., LO/CO 
Founder & CEO 

50+ years of experience in the field of orthotics and prosthetics, William Sr. has postgraduate certifications from New York University and Northwestern University in Upper, Lower and Spinal Orthotics.

William A. DeToro, Jr., CPO, LPO 

ABC Certified Orthotist and Prosthetist licensed in Ohio with more than 25 years of experience in the profession. William Jr. has postgraduate certifications from Northwestern University in Orthotics & Prosthetics.

Talk to Your Doctor About the Right Orthosis For Your Condition

You’ve done the initial research and are now considering an orthosis as part of your rehabilitation. With so many makes and brands claiming to be the very best in custom-fit and custom-made orthoses, how do you know which one is the right fit for you?