Started by BRIAN RICHEY in Pain Management / Phantom Pain. Last reply by Michael Bradley 4 hours ago. 8 Replies

being an AK for 5 yrs now ive been thru just about everything ive read on here plus some.  ive suffered thru the phantom pains and still do. what alot of people are describing as pp is actually neuromas.  they are very painful and it takes an mri to…Continue

The roller coaster of emotions

Started by Christina Eskins in Depression / Anxiety. Last reply by Leevell McCray on Wednesday. 5 Replies

I just recently had a right leg BKA in August. Physically I am doing great, better than I ever thought I would. The BKA was elective to get rid of wounds not healing on my foot due to diabetes. I was doing ok for the first couple of weeks, but when…Continue

Suggestions for a left AK to lose weight?

Started by Mark Ristig in General. Last reply by Frank Taylor on Tuesday. 1 Reply

Im a new AK and am noticing I am gainin a little weight as I learn to walk. Any ideas ftom you seasoned experts? I was thinking of swimming? Anyone do this for exercise? Or can you use a tread mill for weight lose.thank you for your help,MarkContinue


Started by John Isett in General. Last reply by Dianna Allen on Monday. 2 Replies

Hello everyone ,                            I'm John and have been left bka since early March of this year. I received my first prosthetic at the end of May , and am already in need of a new socket . I am experiencing a lot of swelling at the cut of…Continue

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