6 months post-op Osseointegration

Started by Lori MacInnis in General. Last reply by Lori MacInnis 5 hours ago. 2 Replies

Hi, i wanted to share this video i put together to provide info on my BK Osseointegration experience. Anyone that struggles with a socket, please watch. There is a way to get a quality of life back!…Continue

Tags: osseointegration, issues, socket

No shrinker necessary?

Started by Marxbro in General. Last reply by Marxbro 8 hours ago. 12 Replies

I just had a right bka on June 9th (worst day of my life and the beginning of a long string of worst days of my life since) and my prosthetist was at my house on Thursday to evaluate my current stump condition and he said that there is so little…Continue

Getting Low with Right BKA

Started by Alex Rodenburg in Health and Exercise. Last reply by Chris Higgins on Monday. 2 Replies

Hey!  So I am a R-BKA and have been since 3/2012, and I am really into weightlifting. Unfortunately, I now have a hulking upper body and tiny little chicken legs (toothpick legs) to walk around on. I can tell when I pick up a weight and move around…Continue

Tags: Below-knee-amputation, Weightlifting

Pinlock vs Elevated Vacuum Socket

Started by Chuck Blum in General. Last reply by Chuck Blum on Saturday. 8 Replies

I had a lbka in Sept. 2014.  The result of a vehicle and motorcycle accident.  Fitted for my first prosthetic in Dec.  Started with a suction socket which created more problems. Next up the pinlock. It has been better but after several adjustments I…Continue

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"As I said in the video I had mine done in Australia. And there have been clinical trial in other countries and in OZ it is even paid for under their national health care. US and Canada are again behind the times with medical advances. I am a BK and…"
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