November 29, 2022

Eqwal completed the acquisition of Body In Motion and Independence O&P

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Eqwal is delighted to inform you that we have completed the acquisitions of both Body In Motion (www.bodyinmotionortho.com) and Independence O&P (www.independencepo.com).

Founded in 1996, Body In Motion has 3 locations in central New Jersey with 15 employees; they specialize in Wound Care, Compression and Mastectomy, General Orthopedics, Prosthetics, Pediatrics, and Neurological patients.

Independence P&O has 14 Employees with 4 locations in Delaware and the greater Philadelphia area. In addition to clinical expertise for upper and lower extremity prosthetics, IPO boasts an in-house fabrication laboratory and collaboration with the University of Delaware Physical Therapy Program-ranked #1 in the nation. Independence P&O has been a leader in advancing clinical outcome measures research and advocating for those living with limb loss.

Alongside Adaptive, Allied O&P, Point, New Hope, ATPRO, Spectrum and Summit, Eqwal has now a strong presence in the US (Eastern and Western coast) with more than 57 locations (O&P agencies).

With these two additional acquisitions, Eqwal strengthen its leading positions on the East coast of the US with strong operational synergies with Allied O&P and ATPRO.

John Horne, owner of Independence P&O, said:

Independence P&O has always dedicated itself as a clinically sound company with a focus on patient outcomes and as advocates for those living with limb loss. We have helped progress our industry through research and community engagement. We look forward to the new opportunity that our acquisition by Ortho Dev America (US holding of EQWAL) will allow for our impact to extend beyond regional borders and have a national and global impact working together to carry on our common goals and missions. The collaboration with Eqwal will allow Independence P&O a greater opportunity to influence and benefit our patient population and profession”.

John Caputo, owner of body In Motion, said:

The team at Ortho Dev have become, not new owners, but new partners. Body in Motion can now expand the reach of its unique specialties with the wholehearted support of Eqwal. We have been embraced as part of the family and we are delighted to be a part of this extraordinary team. We, at Body in Motion, now as a part of Eqwal, are ready and eager to forge our future success together".