Adaptive golf and community

Started by Randy Agapito, OTR/L in Health and Exercise. Last reply by Randy Agapito, OTR/L on Thursday. 2 Replies

My name is Randy Agapito and I'm an Occupational Therapist at Wakemed in Raleigh,NC. I'm also an obsessed golfer and I love teaching my clients how to reconnect with the game they love!I have recently started an adaptive golf program in Raleigh and…Continue

Tags: prosthetic, raleigh, pga, golf, adaptive

Best gift ever

Started by Sandra A. Eslin in General. Last reply by Gary Moody Jul 19. 3 Replies

I received the best birthday gift this year and that is to be up walking once again.  Yeah!!!  The new prosthetic leg is working well and I am learning so much and able to now do stairs.  I thank everyone for their support and friendship.  Best web…Continue

Skin Care of new Limb

Started by Sandra A. Eslin in General. Last reply by Sandra A. Eslin Jul 16. 15 Replies

Would anyone have some advice on skin care of a new residual limb.  I now have a compression sock on to prepare for the next step and I find near the incision some dry skin.  I read not to put lotions or creams on it so what can I use? Continue

PT and new prosthetic

Started by Sandra A. Eslin in General. Last reply by Sandra A. Eslin Jul 15. 8 Replies

Received my new leg on Friday June 30 walked on it the next day and had to wait for an adjustment on the 10th as it was rubbing on the bone.  Chris did the adjustment and off I went to PT the next day.  Today I had some problem getting it on but…Continue


Started by David Patterson in General. Last reply by Wolf Schweitzer Jul 12. 4 Replies

I'm a nurse working 12 hour days. I'm having folliculitis issues from time to time and not sure what I can do if anything at work tonminimize this

Ohio-Willow elevated socket

Started by drew wattier in General. Last reply by Benjamin Richard Hull Jul 8. 2 Replies

I posted here early this year about the Elevated Socket.   DO YOU FEEL THIS IS THE SYSTEM FOR YOU?? I hope that I can contact again people with their experience.  My desire is to ask people more questions.  I am looking forward to contact others…Continue

Typing with one hand?

Started by Sophie Yu in General. Last reply by Sophie Yu Jul 5. 9 Replies

Hi everyone, I recently became a right arm above elbow amputee. Prior to my injury I had a desk job that involved a lot of work on Excel and Word. I'm thinking about returning to work and am wondering if you have suggestions on how to handle the…Continue

Proprio foot

Started by Manuela Leonhardt in General. Last reply by Manuela Leonhardt Jul 4. 4 Replies

In December I received the proprio foot and absolutely love it. I had the elan before and there has been a big difference in my activity level since receiving it. My question is if anybody had problems with it. Was walking in my house on Saturday it…Continue

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