Irritation / Dry Skin

Started by Mike Earls in General. Last reply by Gary Moody 44 minutes ago. 2 Replies

RBKA in December 2018. Received prosthesis in June using Encore V liners and supplied with Knit-Rite shrinkers. When I remove the liner, the perspiration isn’t excessive and the leg quickly dries to the touch. However, the skin is red. Of greater…Continue

Looking for Info On Natural Silicone Covers

Started by Mary White in General. Last reply by Gary Moody 50 minutes ago. 1 Reply

I'm a new LBKA due to a motorcycle accident caused by a driver who ran a stop sign.I've had an extended recovery period, due to skin grafts. 7 months after the amputation, I'm just now going to finally get my first laser scan on January 15th at the…Continue

Peer Support Survey

Started by Johsa Smith, Central Zone Leader in General Dec 31, 2019. 0 Replies

Hello All,Prosthetic Resident, Brooke Antenen in Des Moines, Iowa is researching the benefits of peer mentoring for the mentor and needs our help gathering data for her presentation at Hanger Live.The data collected will be used to identify how…Continue

Para Spartan Championships

Started by Sean R. Harrison in Overcoming challenges of lower extremity amputation Dec 23, 2019. 0 Replies

Hanger took 1 &2 Place at the Para Spartan Championships in Laughlin, NV 2019Continue

Seeking Interviewees Who Have Survived Trauma

Started by Brenda Adelson in General. Last reply by drew wattier Jan 8. 1 Reply

Marie Skelton is researching the emotional and psychological impact of trauma. If you're interested in participating, find more info here:…Continue

Tags: trauma, interviewees

Unvetted Opportunity

Started by Johsa Smith, Central Zone Leader in General Dec 17, 2019. 0 Replies

Hello Members,I was recently contacted by Brian Moon, Director, Chief Technology Officer at Perigean Technologies. He asked that I share this information below with the group. Please know that we at AMPOWER have not formally…Continue

New Events Added

Started by Paul Selph, East Zone Leader in General Nov 20, 2019. 0 Replies

There have been a lot of new events added in the Events Tab that I would recommend everyone to check out. These events include Camp No Limits events for children, Amputee Coalition's yearly conference for everyone, and several sporting events for…Continue

travel airplane

Started by drew wattier in General. Last reply by drew wattier Nov 19, 2019. 4 Replies

I am AKA, and I have not got on a plane yet.  I can see many people that have offered discussions about traveling through the process of getting through the process of check in and checked out and getting on the plane and off.  Most of the…Continue

Latest Activity

Gary Moody replied to Sasha Torres's discussion BTK infection in the group Below Knee Amputations
"I have a suggestion for when your leg heals.  I use glideware inside my linger (you can find it on amazon).  I use the long oblong one.  My leg tended to sitck to the spot in the linger and was wearing a hole in the liner and making…"
34 minutes ago
Gary Moody replied to Mike Earls's discussion Irritation / Dry Skin
"You m\ight want to try not wearing the shrinker.  I wore one for about a month after I got my first leg and haven't worn one since.  Your leg just might like getting for fresh air at  night."
44 minutes ago
Gary Moody replied to Mary White's discussion Looking for Info On Natural Silicone Covers
"Never heard of them.  They look pretty good.  I'm an LBKA for about 6 years.  I had one cosmetic covering years ago (not as good as this one).  It was ok but then I felt like I should just go without one as it was easier to…"
50 minutes ago
June DiStefano, Nat'l Coord. left a comment for Peter Curto
"There are many places within the site that you might like to check out right away. First – check out the events calendar for amputee events near you – plus – if you know of an event, you can add it to the calendar for all in the…"


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