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hamstrings

Started by hugh tindal in General. Last reply by hugh tindal Nov 1. 2 Replies

I am a 2.5 year bk amputee. I have much pain in my quads and hamstrings when trying to walk with prothesis, Anyone has experienced this?ThanksHugh.Continue

Triton 1c61 VS Triton with Delta Twist

Started by Michael Harper in Socket fit / comfort / design / function / components. Last reply by Paul Selph, East Zone Leader Oct 23. 1 Reply

I've been using  Otto Bock's Triton feet combined with the  Delta Twist for the last 8 years. I'm I am looking at getting a new set of legs with new feet and am curious to know if anyone has moved from this combo to the Triton 1C61 foot which is…Continue

Clothing Ques for Upper Limb Amputees

Started by Cheri Smith in General. Last reply by Karin Miller Oct 16. 2 Replies

Hi,Now that the weather is getting cooler, what do you do about altering long sleeve shirts for upper extremity? I do not wear a full arm bc of the weight but do have a shoulder piece to help support clothing. Trying to decide whether to alter the…Continue

How to treat callouses on my stump

Started by Kim Jolly in General. Last reply by Kim Jolly Oct 8. 2 Replies

Hi!Earlier this week, I tried posting a question; I'm pretty sure I did it incorrectly. Tech isn't my friend at times!I'm a RBK of 33 years, so I've been around the block multiple times and have experienced quite a lot of different issues.  At this…Continue

A Note from your AMPOWER Administrative Team

Started by Johsa Smith, Central Zone Leader in General Sep 23. 0 Replies

Hello AMPOWER Members,It was recently brought to our attention, through the “Report an Issue” link, that some members had received an unwelcome solicitation from another member in the community.As you know, our Administration Team works diligently…Continue

What to do if I am not getting therapies?

Started by Zulema in General. Last reply by DIANA DAVIS Oct 8. 6 Replies

What to do if I am not getting therapy for the past couple months at all due to my insurance? I would love to walk again. I am an RAK amputee. I am doing what I can at home, but it's not enough.Continue

What to do if I am not getting therapies?

Started by Zulema in General Sep 22. 0 Replies

Looking for people near me to meet that are amputees. I myself am an amputee AK. Need a little bit of a push. I am very positive and strong. Don't really know anyone who is an amputee.Continue

Tinder amputee profile

Started by Alye Kesselman in General. Last reply by Chad Weakley Sep 27. 4 Replies

I'm new to the amputee community. I am a partial hand amputee, i have a palm and no digits on my left hand. I want to get back on some dating apps but i can't think of a funny way to say something about my amputee on the bio. Any suggestion? Also if…Continue

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