Treasure State Orthotic and Prosthetic Clinic (TSOP) was founded in the summer of 2005. TSOP is a collaborative effort to provide our patients with the highest quality prosthetic and orthotic devices accompanied with superior care. Our founders are Montana natives who wanted to develop a superior local alternative to the national corporate influence in our industry. We began with a single office in Bozeman, MT with 3 employees. In the past 9 years we have expanded and opened offices in the Billings, Helena and Butte areas in order to better service our increasing population of patients and referrals. Coupled with our multiple traveling outreach clinics in Montana and Wyoming, we are now able to provide our superior service to a large portion of the population of Montana and Northern Wyoming.
Our staff is certified by the American Board for Certification in O&P and has advanced training in the most technologically advanced products including Microprocessor Knee Units, Myoelectric Upper Extremity devices including the i-Limb and BeBionic Multi-Articulated hands, Stance phase KAFO’s, Scoliosis bracing, cosmetic Silicone restoration, etc. Our practitioners have presented at several local and national meetings and are available to present to local support groups or for continued education seminars with allied health professionals.
Our practitioners have over 100 years of combined clinical experience in the Orthotics and Prosthetics profession. This means that we have a huge internal knowledge base to draw from in order to provide any patient with the most appropriate device for their particular pathology. We keep striving to remain on the cutting edge of all developing technologies. A professional self governing work environment has been incorporated into our office strategy, enabling all the needs of our patients to be addressed in a prompt and professional manner; while providing unparalleled service and the most technologically advanced devices to our patients and referrals. Our commitment is to be the premier provider of Prosthetic and Orthotic care in Montana and Wyoming.
MARC MURFITT, CPO
Marc Murfitt is an ABC certified Prosthetist and Orthotist (CPO) with 26 years experience within the Orthotic and Prosthetic field. Marc, a native of Montana, attended Montana State University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in 1991. After working in the field for over a year gaining technical experience, he entered Northwestern University’s Orthotic & Prosthetic programs. He has been caring for Montana patients as a clinician since 1993. Marc continually takes advanced courses in all aspects of Prosthetics and Orthotics and employs these advanced techniques and technology within his scope of practice.
ROB BESEL, CO
Rob is an American Board Certified Orthotist with 19 years experience in the field of Orthotics. He is a Montana native who was raised in Billings, graduating from Montana State University Billings in 1997 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. He studied Orthotics and Prosthetics at Northwestern University in 1998. Rob then returned home and has been assisting Montanans ever since. He joined the Treasure State team in 2016 and is proud serve the people of Montana and Wyoming.
JORDAN NORTH, CPO
Jordan is an ABC certified Prosthetist and Orthotist. He graduated from Sonoma State University in 2007 with a degree in lnterdisciplinary Kinesiology focusing on Biomechanics and Sport Psychology. He took a position as a prosthetic tech and worked his way through his post graduate studies in Prosthetics and Orthotics from the University of Hartford Connecticut.
He enjoys the craft and science of prosthetics and orthotics and is interested in custom design, fabrication, problem solving, and hearing people’s unique stories. He is skilled in the design and fabrication of custom orthotics and prosthetics, elevated vacuum technology, custom silicone solutions, microprocessor control technology and upper limb applications. Jordan also has skill and experience with cranial remolding and various scoliosis design principles.
Jordan moved to Bozeman from Anchorage, Alaska in May of 2018 and is happy to be part of the TSOP team.
JENNA FIFE, CPed & Certified Fitter
Jenna Fife is an ABC certified pedorthist and BOC certified fitter. She came to TSOP from Flagstaff, AZ in August 2017 with over 4 years of experience in orthotics. Formerly a certified athletic trainer, Jenna graduated from University of New Mexico in 2006 with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training and 2008 with a master’s degree sports administration.
Her diverse background managing orthopedic injuries and the pursuit of continuing education have made Jenna a personable and knowledgeable clinician. Having both hospital and clinical experience, Jenna is certified in choosing and fitting custom fit orthotic devices. She is also certified and trained in caring for problematic and diabetic feet. Building relationships and patient education are top priorities for Jenna.
Although Jenna isn’t a native Montanan, she likes to say she got here as quick as she could. Jenna, along with her husband and daughter, reside in Butte, America and enjoy participating in local community events as well as exploring everything Montana has to offer.
MATHEW BAUER, CPO
Mathew Bauer is an ABC Orthotist and has been with TSOP since its inception in 2005. Mat received a Bachelor of Science Degree in HHD/Biomechanics from Montana State University. After receiving his degree from MSU, Mat was introduced to the O&P field by colleague and friend Marc Murfitt CPO. Mat received his training in Orthotics from Northwestern University in Chicago. He is a Certified Orthotist from ABC with experience in design, development, and fabrication of all orthotic devices. Mat and Marc are the founders of TSOP.
Mat has completed many specialized training and certification courses in Orthotics. Multiple certifications in the treatment of idiopathic adolescent scoliosis bracing, diabetic care of the extremities and stance control orthotics have brought advanced care to the local communities he services.
Born and raised in Eastern Montana along the Yellowstone River in the small town of Forsyth Mat, always wanted to remain in the Treasure State. Along with Marc Murfitt, Mat has been able to start a small business and provide needed care to this great State and its people.
CALEB ROGERS, CPO
Caleb Rogers is an American Board Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist with over seven years of experience in the field. Caleb received his undergraduate degree from Clemson University prior to entering the Prosthetic and Orthotic program at California State University Dominguez Hills. Caleb has diverse experience in many areas of Orthotics and Prosthetics derived from working in California and the Carolinas. He is passionate about working with people to help them pursue life to the fullest through his prosthetic and orthotic care. A South Carolina native, Caleb made the long trek from the Carolinas to Montana to join the TSOP team. Outside of the O & P profession, he enjoys exploring the vast beauty of Montana with his wife, children, and blue heeler.
SEAN McALLISTER, CO, BOCP
Sean McAllister was born and raised in Reno, NV. He received his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2000. He started in the industry in 1990, and after spending 13 years fabricating orthotic and prosthetic devices, he attended the University of Connecticut Newington Certificate Program for post-graduate education in Orthotics and Prosthetics. He completed his Orthotic residency in Waterbury Connecticut and his Prosthetic residency in Helena Montana.
He is certified by the American Board of Certification in Orthotics and the Board of Certification in Prosthetics. He also has vast education in specialized Orthotic and Prosthetic devices and techniques such as stance control orthotics, Walkaide system, and scoliosis orthosis techniques.
He enjoys spending time with his family, downhill skiing, mountain biking, hiking, geocaching, and camping.
JASON KUBICHEK, ABC Certified Fitter
Jason is a board certified fitter of orthotics with 18 years of experience in the O&P field. After becoming a below the knee amputee in 1997, Jason became very interested the field of O&P, with a heart to help and encourage people that have gone through the loss of losing a limb. In 2000 Jason started as an orthotic and prosthetic technician and in 2008 became certified as an Orthotic fitter in Wenatchee Washington. In spring of 2017 Jason knew that he wanted to make Montana his home and joined the TSOP team in Bozeman. Jason has been married to his wife, Sarah, for the past 21 years. They have two children, Isaiah, 20 and Bethany, 18. Jason enjoys the Montana outdoors, hunting, fishing, hiking, and camping. He is proud to call Montana his home.