Has ANYone heard of the company: Prosthetic Care Facility of Virginia?

Started by Steven D Baker (JB) in General Aug 24. 0 Replies

I'm curious, has anyone heard of this company: Prosthetic Care Facility of Virginia, in Leesberg, Virginia and their Prosthetic program called Destination Prosthetics? I ask because upon visiting their website I see that they offer a full service…Continue

I Want The Same Prosthetic As A World Class Athlete.

Started by Steven D Baker (JB) in General. Last reply by Paul Selph, East Zone Leader Aug 30. 11 Replies

I am once again pissed about my prosthetic. WHY?? Because I continue to see things on instagram, Facebook and other places that cater to us amputees, shouting the progress and accomplishments of other amputees who happen to be doing things I want to…Continue

Tinder amputee profile

Started by Alye Kesselman in General. Last reply by William A Alms Sep 7. 3 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

Interested in finding peer-to-training in Seattle area?

Started by Glenda M Sample in General. Last reply by June DiStefano Aug 15. 1 Reply

I am interested in peer-to-peer support training. My peer support person has not been of any help getting me trained. Any information would be helpful.Continue

TMA (Transmetatarsal Amoutation)

Started by Gail Shaffer in General Aug 8. 0 Replies

Hi.  I am a TMA and was just wondering if any one else on this site,  is a TMA----Continue

AMPOWER Mentors Central Valley, Bay Area and Fresno Area

Started by Sean R. Harrison in Amputee resources Aug 6. 0 Replies

I am looking to connect with all the mentors of these areas to establish communication, update contact information for mentors and set-up peer visits. Please reach out to me at, I am the AMPOWER Area Coordinator. Continue

ACL Reconstruction Surgery

Started by Aaliyah Coleman in General. Last reply by Aaliyah Coleman Jul 27. 4 Replies

Hi everyone i had a ACL reconstruction a month ago on my good leg (left). I am a RBK. Has anyone else had a surgery like this? This was a tough surgery for me and the first 4 or 5 days of recovery were rough. I'm doing better each day and PT and my…Continue

Need a new foot suitable for working out and carrying loads

Started by Julie Bishop in General. Last reply by Todd Woodward Aug 2. 3 Replies

I work out a lot and frequently carry pretty heavy amounts of weight for workouts and general chores. I am in the market for a new foot (I am an AK - for what that is worth). I have had the Freedom Innovations Renegade AT for a while and like it OK.…Continue

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