Our Practitioners

John Held

John Held, CO, American Board Certified Orthotist

O&P Specialty:
Lower Extremity, Spinal, Pediatric & Sport Orthoses

1987: Bachelor of Arts, Concordia College, Moorhead MN
1989: Orthotic Practitioner, Century College in conjunction with the University of MN Medical School, White Bear Lake, MN

John was introduced to the world of Orthotics & Prosthetics by a college friend. John quickly developed a love for the field and has been practicing as an Orthotist since 1989. In 2000, John's passion for his patients and vision for excellence led him to co-own Great Steps Orthotics & Prosthetics. Since then, John has had the opportunity to manage the custom orthotic care for various Minnesota programs such as the Vikings, Timberwolves, Wild, Lynx, and the University of Minnesota Gophers.

Many of John's patients draw on his expertise in lower extremity orthotics, spinals, Pediatric and Sports Orthoses. John's passion lies in providing custom orthotic solutions for difficult, demanding and unique situations.

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