Terry McDonald earned his B.A. at California State University, Chico and his Orthotic certification from California State University Dominguez Hills. Early in his career Terry had the privilege of training extensively at Rancho Los Amigos rehabilitation hospital in Downey California where he had the opportunity to work alongside some of the pioneers of orthopedics and gait analysis, including the “Grand Dame of Orthopedics” Dr. Jacqueline Perry.
Terry began his independent Orthotic career working for Advanced BioMehanics in Sacramento CA. Later Advanced BioMechanics was bought by a larger company which provided the opportunity for Terry to start Anchor Orthotic & Prosthetics Inc. Since this moment Terry has never looked back. Anchor Orthotics & Prosthetics has been serving patients in the greater Sacramento area for 15 years and has built a shining reputation for itself.
With over 28 years of experience, Terry has proven himself to be very skilled and creative at coming up with solutions to meet his client’s needs and has become known for his ability to treat complicated conditions such as Polio, MS, CP, Spinal Cord injuries, traumas and more.
Terry’s unique abilities and kindness toward clients has made him successful in his field. Terry has thrown fund raisers to help his clients in need and driven hours out of his way to work on animals—yes, Terry treats animals, dogs, alpaca, horses, and other animals as well. Terry has lectured on many topics In the Orthotics and Prosthetics field to medical professionals, university students and faculty, and high school students.
Outside of being an Orthotist Terry enjoys an active lifestyle with his wife, children and friends doing whatever the seasons bring, from hiking to biking to skiing and more.