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Össur Pro-flex XC - Anyone using this foot?

Started by Steve Mestdagh in Overcoming challenges of lower extremity amputation 10 hours ago. 0 Replies

Anyone using this foot? I love it w/ my new prosthesis but I've been breaking this foot about 2-3 times/ year. Össur covers it since it's under warranty but it's a real hassle. I'm active but my Vari-Flex took years for delamination to become a…Continue

prosthetic antiperspirant

Started by Floyd Allen in General. Last reply by kathryn cartwright on Friday. 4 Replies

Does anyone know of a good prosthetic antiperspirant?Continue

Ampower Survey

Started by Floyd Allen in General. Last reply by Floyd Allen Oct 8. 2 Replies

I was taking the Ampower survey but I wasn't able to complete it because it was forcing me to answer questions that I had no knowlege of. Example " do I get more out of an online support group like Ampower or an inperson group" Well I have never…Continue

uneven ground

Started by drew wattier in General. Last reply by rachel mccartin 16 hours ago. 9 Replies

I am a AKA.  If the the ground is lower on my prosthetic side, I walk without an issue.  If the ground is higher on my prosthetic side, I can walk, but it is not easy and it is a burden.  Any suggestions?  My prosthetic person measured me---I am…Continue

I-limb quantum

Started by Eric Williams in General. Last reply by Mike Benning, Ampower Boston Sep 5. 11 Replies

Hello all,I just received my new i-limb quantum hand and would like to know of any tips and tricks would greatly be appreciated.thanksericContinue

Donning with a parachute

Started by Eric Williams in General. Last reply by Mike Benning, Ampower Boston Sep 5. 4 Replies

Hello,I am a bellow elbow amputee who is having a very hard time using a donning parachute to put my prosthetic arm on...any ideas. Also, my Prosthetic maker had a hard time pulling me in with two hands.ThanksericContinue

Endolite LINX system- microprocessor ankle that commuincate with microprocessor knee.

Started by rachel mccartin in Overcoming challenges of lower extremity amputation. Last reply by Preston LaFour Sep 1. 2 Replies

I was fit last Friday 8/17/2018 with a Enodlite Linx System which is amazing. I am a 50 year old right above knee amputee. I have been an amputee for 30 years. This new prosthesis is awesome. Not only does it take pressure and stress off of my left…Continue

They don't really want to know how you are feeling

Started by Preston LaFour in Depression / Anxiety. Last reply by Benjamin Richard Hull Sep 13. 17 Replies

Hi! My name is Preston. I have been an amputee since 2004. BKA . A long limb. At first when I lost my foot .I was strong, Young, energetic .Only experienced some depression .I couldn't sleep. Because of the phantom pain. So my then sister in-law…Continue

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Floyd Allen left a comment for rachel mccartin
"Daaaaamn, 20 years, for first time in my life I am speachless."
6 hours ago
Steve Mestdagh posted a discussion

Össur Pro-flex XC - Anyone using this foot?

Anyone using this foot? I love it w/ my new prosthesis but I've been breaking this foot about 2-3 times/ year. Össur covers it since it's under warranty but it's a real hassle. I'm active but my Vari-Flex took years for delamination to become a…See More
10 hours ago
Dominic Maraglia replied to Malko Izurieta's discussion How do amputees deal with waking up to an emergency?
"I have been an RAK amputee since I was 20 years old, now 50.  I had the same thoughts as you and the simple and obvious solution is to have a pair of proper good crutches on hand such as http://sidestix.com I used sidestix crutches all…"
12 hours ago
rachel mccartin left a comment for Floyd Allen
"hi Floyd, sorry took me so long to respond.  I work for MedStar and have a grueling job, takes a lot out of me and I just vegetate when I get home.  I was in pain and very uncomfortable my first 20 years and I feel it's my duty to…"
16 hours ago
 
 
 

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