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Real Life

Prosthetic and Alloplastic Restoration

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​Real Life Prosthetics restores the bodies and spirits of our patients by creating truly customized prostheses that give you the superior comfort, peak performance and cosmetic appearance you deserve!

OUR PLEDGE to Our Patients

We understand and appreciate the trust you place in us.

While our business relies on medical science, engineering and space-age technology, we know that you rely on us for personal, dignified care in providing orthotics and prosthetics that enhance your quality of life and sense of well-being.  We pledge to meet your expectations.

Our Pledge to Our Patients from Jonas W. Seeberg Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist President of Real Life Prosthetics Abingdon Bel Air Chestertwon Towson Baltimore Maryland Wilmington Newark Glasgow Delaware

Whether your needs are short-term or lifelong, you can expect from us the same honesty, professionalism, timeliness and reliability that we expect from ourselves.

Jonas W. Seeberg

Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist


Real Life Prosthetics


Among our clinical and technical staff, we have over 100-years of experience and know how to choose among today's high-tech componentry to best meet the needs of our patients.  We draw our experiences from caring for people in all walks of life with amputations:  from pediatric to geriatric amputees and from extreme athletes to people seeking to better their appearance and social function. We turn each individual's goal into a reality when we match the desires of each amputee with the proper design.



Real Life Prosthetics™ offers the most complete range of custom prostheses available. Our advanced prostheses include computerized prosthetic knee systems and myoelectric arms.  To accommodate various types of shoes, feet can be adjusted and heel heights can be changed. 

  • Partial Foot/PF​ (e.g. Chopart)

  • Symes

  • Below-Knee/BK (Transtibial)

  • Above-Knee/AK (Transfemoral)

  • Hemipelvectomy

  • Hip Disarticulation/HD

  • Partial Hand/PE (Transcarpal)

  • Below-Elbow/BE (Transradial)

  • Above-Elbow/AE (Transhumeral)

Jonas W. Seeberg, CPO/LPO, FAAOP, with a patient wearing a custom Symes prosthesis at Real Life Prosthetics in Newark, DE

Amputee-Coalition published FAQs which may answer some immediate questions for new amputees:

Prosthetic FAQs for the New Amputee

Article Updated January 2021



Real Life Prosthetics™ uses several different types of technology for prosthetic and orthotic devices, optimizing the fitting process, and reducing appointment time. 

  • Tracer CAD

(also used to create custom liners)

  • Structure Sensor

  • 3D L.A.S.A.R. Posture System


Real Life Prosthetics™ specializes in the design and creation of one-of-a-kind all plastic limb and digital restorations.


Regardless of your level of amputation, there is a solution to be found.  We treat each patient with passion and look towards their inward beauty while designing every prosthesis.

  • Partial/Total Hand Restoration

  • Finger/s Restoration

  • Partial/Total Foot Restoration

  • Toe/s Restoration

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Real Life Prosthetics™ designs and creates unique orthotics that are custom-made to each individual, specializing in custom ankle-foot orthoses, custom knee orthoses, and even the latest designs of the future.


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  • Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO)

  • Dynamic Ankle Foot Orthosis (DAFO)

  • Hinged Ankle Foot Orthosis (HAFO)

  • Hybrid PDE AFO (IDEO-Style Orthosis)

  • Moulded Ankle Foot Orthosis (MAFO)

  • Knee Orthosis (KO)

  • Knee Ankle Foot Orthosis (KAFO)

  • C-Brace® (Microprocessor Controlled Leg Orthosis)

  • Charcot Restraint Orthotic Walker (CROW)

  • WalkAide®

  • Scoliosis Braces (Spinal)


Real Life Prosthetics™ creates and designs custom lamination for prosthetic and orthotic devices when something more personable is wanted instead of the available traditional colors.

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Real Life Prosthetics™ designs and fabricates custom-made prosthetic and orthotic devices with exacting specifications to compliment the uniqueness of you!

William C. McComas, Technical Director, CTPO, in the lab fabricating a custom prosthesis in the lab at Real Life Prosthetics in Abingdon, MD
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William F. Coleman, VP, CPA, CTP, sculpting a foam prosthesis cover at Real Life Prosthetics in Abingdon, MD
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Fully Fabricated Custom Socket
in a Single Visit!


The Direct Socket by Ossur is another fabrication option from the cast and plaster typically used by our practitioners.  Using this method, the socket is fabricated directly on your residual limb, followed by minimal grinding on trim lines, adding componentry and ensuring proper alignment, you are walking out the same day with your custom prosthesis!

Kevin D.

Unilateral Hip Disarticulation

In 1974, Kevin was diagnosed with bone cancer in his leg.  He was 5-years old at the time of his amputation surgery, which was the standard treatment at that time.  From that point on, he grew up wearing a prosthesis.


"With very few exceptions, there is nothing you will be prevented from doing.  You may not do it the same as everyone else does, but if you want to do something, you'll find a way to do it."

News //


Harford Community

College 91.1 FM

WHFC Presents:

Veterans SITREP


July 2023

Along with the Association of the United States Army we are proud to be sponsoring the Veterans SITREP radio series from WHFC, Harford Community College's ration station, which is debuting tonight, July 6, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. on 91.1 FM WHFC.  The radio series will provide a platform to connect vetearns, their families, friends and support networks to address veteran's issues and provide information about resouces that will help veterans in their lives.


Episodes can also be replayed anytime by clicking the link below:

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


The Station

1815 W. 13th Street

Wilmington, DE


Flag Day

June 14, 2023

Real Life Prosthetics and Align Rehabilitation held a ribbon cutting ceremony, June 14, 2023, the opening of their 5th location at The Station in Wilmington, DE.


We want to thank the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce, New Castle County Executive, Matt Meyer, our family, friends, and the incredible local businesses that came out to show their support for Real Life Prosthetics and Align Rehabilitation.  We are all excited to start serving the community of Wilmington, and confident with our integrated team approach to prosthetic rehabilitation will positively impact the lives of amputees here in the community.

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Conversations with

Rich Bennett


Unveiling the Future of



May 2023

Prepare to be inspired and enlightened as Rich Bennett has a captivating conversation between Jonas Seeberg, Founder, President, and Clinical Director of Real Life Prosthetics, Michelle Gent, owner of Align Rehabilitation, and Joanne Presbury, an inspiring patient embodies the resilience and triumph of embracing life with a prosthetic limb.



Harford Community College

91.1 FM WHFC Presents:


Career Explorers:  

A Future as an Orthotist &



May 2023

So you're good with your hands and you love helping people?  And your patient, kind, and detail oriented?  You could very well be on your way to considering the world of prosthetics and orthotics as your future career!  Our information specialist Olivia Slaughter from Real Life Prosthetics in Abingdon Maryland sits down with WHFC producer Matt Terry, and dives into a day in the life of her job.



Newark Post

Readers' Approved


April 2023

Real Life Prosthetics is thrilled to announce that our Newark, DE office has been voted by the community as the winner of Newark Post Readers' Approved in the Orthotics and Prosthetics category.  This recognition serves as a testament to the trust we have built within the community over the years.

This was an opportunity for local businesses to be recognized and celebrated by the community they serve. We are deeply honored that the residents of Newark have shown their trust and support by selecting us as their preferred provider in the field of orthotics and prosthetics.


With a strong presence of over 15 years in Newark, Real Life Prosthetics is dedicated to delivering exceptional care to our patients.  Our certified and skilled team of professionals works diligently to provide customized solutions that enhance mobility, comfort, and overall well-being for individuals in need of orthotic and prosthetic devices.  


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April 7, 2022

The Baltimore Sun

A giant Step for Tony, with the help of a good therapist and a bionic knee

Commentary by Dan Rodricks 

The following spring, Gerst received his first above-knee prosthesis and started working with Jamin, an amputee specialist, in a room at Real Life Prosthetics in Abingdon.

With regular therapy, he made progress and was ready to go bionic by fall. The prosthetists at Real Life outfitted him with a Power Knee just before Christmas. They also gave him a microprocessor-controlled ankle.

The manufacturer of both devices is Ossur, a longtime prosthetics developer based in Iceland. Its website says the Power Knee “helps fill the absence of muscle power.” Gerst finds it particularly helpful when he needs to rise from a chair. He works with Jamin on that during therapy sessions.


December 2, 2022

The Baltimore Sun

Where Art and Science Meet

by Tony Roberts 

Joanne Presbury of Bel Air is a three-year amputee.  After Pressbury, 62, lost her leg to diabetes, her physical therapist referred her to Real LIfe Prosthetics for a replacement, she said.  Presbury lost all but one of her toes on her right foot, and lost her left leg up to her knee.  She not only found a place that got her to walk like she never lost a leg, but a company that cared about what she wants, she said.


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