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i have a question about marijuana use for pain management does it work for you or not?

Started by craig scott in General. Last reply by craig scott yesterday. 2 Replies

long title I know. My mind is all over the place with this issue. im a bka since july 2015 . was prescribed the usual cocktail ; gabapentin, warfarin (blood clotting), and oxy's. since im a recovering drug addict I don't take the oxys any more. ive…Continue

Össur Pro-flex XC - Anyone using this foot?

Started by Steve Mestdagh in Overcoming challenges of lower extremity amputation Oct 14. 0 Replies

Anyone using this foot? I love it w/ my new prosthesis but I've been breaking this foot about 2-3 times/ year. Össur covers it since it's under warranty but it's a real hassle. I'm active but my Vari-Flex took years for delamination to become a…Continue

prosthetic antiperspirant

Started by Floyd Allen in General. Last reply by kathryn cartwright Oct 11. 4 Replies

Does anyone know of a good prosthetic antiperspirant?Continue

Ampower Survey

Started by Floyd Allen in General. Last reply by Floyd Allen Oct 8. 2 Replies

I was taking the Ampower survey but I wasn't able to complete it because it was forcing me to answer questions that I had no knowlege of. Example " do I get more out of an online support group like Ampower or an inperson group" Well I have never…Continue

uneven ground

Started by drew wattier in General. Last reply by rachel mccartin Oct 14. 9 Replies

I am a AKA.  If the the ground is lower on my prosthetic side, I walk without an issue.  If the ground is higher on my prosthetic side, I can walk, but it is not easy and it is a burden.  Any suggestions?  My prosthetic person measured me---I am…Continue

I-limb quantum

Started by Eric Williams in General. Last reply by Mike Benning, Ampower Boston Sep 5. 11 Replies

Hello all,I just received my new i-limb quantum hand and would like to know of any tips and tricks would greatly be appreciated.thanksericContinue

Donning with a parachute

Started by Eric Williams in General. Last reply by Mike Benning, Ampower Boston Sep 5. 4 Replies

Hello,I am a bellow elbow amputee who is having a very hard time using a donning parachute to put my prosthetic arm on...any ideas. Also, my Prosthetic maker had a hard time pulling me in with two hands.ThanksericContinue

Endolite LINX system- microprocessor ankle that commuincate with microprocessor knee.

Started by rachel mccartin in Overcoming challenges of lower extremity amputation. Last reply by Preston LaFour Sep 1. 2 Replies

I was fit last Friday 8/17/2018 with a Enodlite Linx System which is amazing. I am a 50 year old right above knee amputee. I have been an amputee for 30 years. This new prosthesis is awesome. Not only does it take pressure and stress off of my left…Continue

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Phantom

Posted by John Thomas on October 17, 2018 at 6:25pm 3 Comments

A new way of life.

Posted by Ishaeiah Taylor on October 2, 2018 at 4:24pm 3 Comments

New Endolite LINX system

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