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New sleeve help.

Started by Blake Lance in General. Last reply by Shannon Michelle Perkins 41 minutes ago. 6 Replies

Hello all I am in search of advice.  I am new to the suction type bk legs.  For the last 14yrs I always had a locking pin type.  I just ordered a ESP Flexisport sleeve to try out. I went through 3 of the type that i was gave when i got my new one.…Continue

No help from Hanger

Started by peter bartlett in Socket fit / comfort / design / function / components. Last reply by peter bartlett on Tuesday. 7 Replies

I had my new socket made back in may and it has never fitted properly. I have been back over 12 times since may trying to get them to correct the problem .  I have been in pain for the last six months and has gotten much worse in the last month .  I…Continue

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Endolite linx

Started by Tom Standerford in General on Monday. 0 Replies

Does anyone have the endolite linx leg?  How do you like it, how does it when walking on other surfaces besides a smooth one, like house floor or sidewalk?  How long does the battery charge last?   Does endolite help with adjustment or are they like…Continue

How do I get the proper length

Started by Dixie in General. Last reply by Tom Standerford on Monday. 5 Replies

I need to know what is the secret to getting the correct heel height on my leg.  My prosthetic guy says to stand my leg up and see if it is leaning forward or backward.  I'm confused and don't understand this.  It may just be too easy for me to…Continue

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Shannon Michelle Perkins replied to Blake Lance's discussion New sleeve help.
"I'm currently wearing an Ossur manual elevated vacuum system, and using an ICEROSS seal-in liner. This is my first setup, and Mary Free Bed (located in Grand Rapids, Michigan) is currently producing a new socket for me, using the same system,…"
41 minutes ago
Rev. John M. Anderson commented on Angela Montgomery's group Colorado Group
"Brian - Prior to my amputation, I could not bend my ankle or feel my foot.  Learned how to drive that way.  After, it was no different for me.  Each case is different, but there is no reason why you cannot drive with your…"
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Steve Mestdagh commented on Angela Montgomery's group Colorado Group
"Let's keep the forum positive. Brian, if you think you can't do it, you can't do it. If I were closer, I'd take you out myself and show you that it's a piece of cake. I've never had an accident outside a parking lot in…"
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Tim Schlis commented on Angela Montgomery's group Colorado Group
"Brian, I respectfully disagree with Steve. “If you drive like an able bodied person” We are not the same as we were. It takes extreme skill to drive as a right leg amputee. If you want an answer, opinion, blessing from me……"
13 hours ago

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