Hi everybody, I haven’t been here in a while but I have a major problem. Never had a problem with blisters or anything like it. Yet here I am now with a monster on the bottom of my stump. Can’t walk on it and have been using crutches for one week…Continue
Hey everyone, I just wanted to introduce myself, I'm a new member. My name is Wade and I am a left transhumoral amputee. I lost my forearm in a car accident September 13th 2017 but I just had my elbow amputated 3 weeks ago.
It happened. Finally. Almost three months to the day of my accident, reality snuck up on me and slapped me, hard. It felt like a cold wet fish that slaps a tourist trying to catch it at some fish market. I was the tourist. Life threw reality at me…Continue
Hello EmpoweringAmputees.org Community Members,As many of you know, I work at Hanger Clinic in Patient Experience. Our Web Engagement Team is revamping the www.HangerClinic.com website and they're looking…Continue
I am at 26 months since my BKA. I have never been a medication taker and certainly nothing like the last 26 months. At the height of my nerve pain I was taking 3,200 mg of Gabapentin and 50 mg of Nortriptyline split morning and evening. I…Continue
Started by MICHAEL SPINN in Overcoming challenges of lower extremity amputation. Last reply by Benjamin Richard Hull Mar 14. 8 Replies 0 Likes
Hi everyone. I joined a couple of months ago and have been reading a lot of great stuff here that is helping. Briefly, I am a 60 year old male with a recent right leg BKA (9/13/2018). Been doing well, but over did it with the prosthetic in early…Continue