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Sleave covers

Started by Gary Moody in General Jan 11. 0 Replies

Has anyone tired Sleeve covers from Fred's Legshttp://www.fredslegs.com/My below the knee prostatic is kind of boring black.Though I might try one of these out come spring for something differentContinue

leg itches

Started by James simmons in General. Last reply by James simmons 13 hours ago. 4 Replies

sometimes my leg iches what would be the best thing to put on itContinue

leg itches

Started by James simmons in General Jan 9. 0 Replies

sometimes my leg iches what would be the best thing to put on itContinue

Financial

Started by Debbie Batson in General. Last reply by Don Radke Jan 9. 1 Reply

Hello Everyone,I hope your day is going good.  I am wondering if anyone have advice on financial help.  I have tried disability and was refused due to being a self employed hairdresser and not knowing you have to pay Disability tax as well.  If any…Continue

Adaptive Clothing

Started by Carrie Davis Resource Mgr in General Dec 26, 2018. 0 Replies

These links came across my desk and I thought I'd share.https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10156940598589394&id=507644393…Continue

BKA AKA Amputee, looking for a new mattress

Started by Joseph Hutton in General. Last reply by Chris Banta Jan 14. 5 Replies

Good Afternoon- My wife is a BKA/AKA and we are searching for a new mattress. I was wondering if anyone who is in a similar position has any input on mattress that might offer more support in the right areas, or  is it all the same. For reference-…Continue

Tibia plateau fracture

Started by derrick stone in Overcoming challenges of lower extremity amputation. Last reply by derrick stone Dec 2, 2018. 2 Replies

I am new here.I fell badly on oct 23 2018. I found a slick spot while outside while it was raining and sleeting.I landed wrong on my prosthetic. I am a rbk. I sheared the plateau of the tibia, it also suffered some crushing. The tibia had a vertical…Continue

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sweat/dampness

Started by drew wattier in General. Last reply by drew wattier Dec 2, 2018. 4 Replies

I posted this statement yesterday, but I am posting on the main page for anyone that may have some insight.  My biggest issue is the sweat or dampness on my prosthetic half leg.  I am a above knee amputee, and I forced to take my leg off 2-5 times a…Continue

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"Ken. Having insurance trouble so no more pt for a while. Practicing on my own but my left stump isn’t totally healed so it’s not going as well as expected. But working on it"
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James simmons replied to James simmons's discussion leg itches
"Thanks drew I put gold bond powder and that seems to help I have learned do not scratch anter you remove you leg and keep your leg clean And that seems to work Thanks for your input I am a new amputee And it is a learning process Thanks"
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drew wattier replied to James simmons's discussion leg itches
"James- With LUCK so far, I have not got a rash for an itch issue.  I have gotten some itches numerous times.  It went once a day, to once a week, and no itch for a week.  However, I had to 2 itches the other evening.  Clearly, I…"
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