Heel height adjustable foot

Started by kathryn cartwright in Socket fit / comfort / design / function / components on Thursday. 0 Replies

Oh my goodness.  Trying out a Runway foot for the first time.  After 7 years I can finally wear all my shoes comfortably without spending forever adjusting the foot or using heel wedges or just powering through the "ankle" being at the wrong angle.…Continue


Started by Carrie Davis Resource Mgr in General. Last reply by Carrie Davis Resource Mgr Aug 11. 2 Replies

If you haven’t yet heard, Hanger Clinic recently launched an exciting, new video contest called #AmputeeLifeHacks, with the grand prize winner receiving a trip to Clearwater, Florida to meet Winter the Dolphin!Wondering how to participate, or just…Continue


Started by Tyrone Sneeringer in General. Last reply by Sherrie Ott Aug 2. 46 Replies

Let me introduce myself. My name is Ty, I'm a left bka now for 14 months. I'm looking to travel (fly) to Denver. Any suggestions on going through security. What to do, what not to do, what to expect. Any info would be appreciated.


Started by Manuela Leonhardt in General Jul 31. 0 Replies

Hi, just wanted to share with everyone that I started using the Swiftwick socks by valor and I'm impressed. I'm a left BKA now for over 5 years and have had a really hard time with the sweat pooling inside my liner. But no more so I hope it can be a…Continue

Adaptive golf and community

Started by Randy Agapito, OTR/L in Health and Exercise. Last reply by Randy Agapito, OTR/L Jul 20. 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

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