Joshua R.

Joshua R. James

Clinical Director

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Joshua James, son of the founders, has been deeply immersed in the orthotic and prosthetic field from a young age. Since 2006, he has served as Clinical Director at South County Artificial Limb, overseeing all facility and fabrication management. Committed to upholding a tradition of exceptional patient care, he ensures that every patient is treated with the utmost care and professionalism, akin to family. Joshua's dedication extends to providing personalized assessments and recommendations for the latest technology to optimize results, supporting patients until they reach their full potential.

As a Board Certified Orthotist/Prosthetist, Joshua holds certifications in various advanced technologies including C-Leg/X3 Genium/Helix Hip, Orthotronic Mobility Systems, Harmony Vacuum Systems, and EMS sockets. He actively contributes to the Orthotics and Prosthetics lecture series at CCRI's PTA program and serves on the PTA Advisory Board for the institution. Furthermore, he conducts educational lectures for physicians, occupational and physical therapists, and case managers.

Joshua's commitment to the community is evident through his presidency of the South County Youth Wrestling Waves program. Outside of work, he enjoys quality time with his family on their small farm or indulges in a round of golf.


Collin Wessman

Board Certified Practitioner

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Collin Wessman, a graduate of the University of Hartford, holds certification as a Prosthetist-Orthotist (CPO). In his role, Collin evaluates patients' requirements, crafts personalized devices, and ensures the optimal fit and functionality of prosthetic and orthotic equipment, collaborating closely with individuals to enhance their mobility and overall well-being. His journey in prosthetics and orthotics began at sixteen, working part-time for South County Artificial Limb & Brace, where he gained hands-on experience alongside his formal education. Beyond his professional pursuits, Collin finds joy in surfing, playing ultimate frisbee, snowboarding, and cherishing moments with his family.


Beth Johnson

Patient Care Coordinator

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Beth serves as the warm, welcoming presence at our practice. Having initially joined us as a patient and a below-the-knee amputee, she transitioned into a valued member of our care team. When not at work, Beth delights in moments with her grandchildren, enjoys the sounds of live music, and savors walks through the woods.

Lois A.

Lois A. James

Corporate Secretary/Founder

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Lois and her husband Bob, our President, founded South County Artificial Limb in 1976. She has played a key role in the company's growth, from its early days to its current location on Main Street in Wakefield. Lois manages all the accounting tasks, including payroll and corporate filings, and helps coordinate the office staff.

Robert C.

Robert C. James


Main Office

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Robert C. James, CPO, has over 50 years of experience working with prosthetic and orthotic patients from all walks of life. He dedicated his career to ensuring that our patients receive the best possible care. Robert is highly qualified, in both the latest state-of-the-art technology, and the traditional craftsmanship he learned during his apprenticeship at Rhode Island Hospital in the early 1960s. Robert currently enjoys his well deserved retirement in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. For more information about our President, visit our "Meet the Founder" page.

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