Hi, to everyone on this website. I'm a recent amputee...

Started by tonia thomas in General. Last reply by tonia thomas on Saturday. 1 Reply

 who is aka, been thru so much, went level 0 to high level 3.  Took me 2 1/2 years to walk.  Now, I'm at gym several times a week.  I quit smoking, drink a lot more water.  And yes, life is good now !!!One day, I woke up and said no more.......I…Continue

I apologize for the question ADULT CONTENT

Started by Joseph Gallagher in General. Last reply by Benjamin Richard Hull Jan 6. 3 Replies

I have an AKA and a BKA. Again I apologize for this question I have asked other amputees, but have not had any answers. I am married to a wonderful woman who I love dearly and I can not be intimate, with her due to the fact that I am again a BKA and…Continue

I don't know where to start.

Started by Jamie Hollenbeck in Electing to Amputate / Faced with this decision. Last reply by Benjamin Richard Hull Jan 6. 8 Replies

Hello Everyone! I'm Jamie. I'm 29, and I've decided that I'm going to pursue having an elective amputation. I just don't know where to start. I'll give you a synapse as to what is going on and why I've made the decision: OK So..... About 9 years ago…Continue


Started by richard m flores in General. Last reply by Benjamin Richard Hull Jan 6. 1 Reply

how much weight hould be put on stump while wearing prosthetic reply to

Come read my blog about my amputee experience!

Started by Sophie Yu in General. Last reply by Mike Feller Jan 4. 1 Reply

Hi everyone, my name is Sophie and I have been an amputee for 6 months. As I was recovering physically and emotionally from my amputation I was searching the internet for others going through the same experience. There weren't much documenting the…Continue

Exploring mirror therapy

Started by David Charles Hazen in General. Last reply by David Charles Hazen Dec 22, 2017. 6 Replies

My question is for folks who have tried mirror therapy. Did it work immediately? Or did you have to slowly rewire the circuits? How often did you do it and for how long?Continue

Aka walking

Started by Joseph Gallagher in General. Last reply by Deepa Long Dec 19, 2017. 6 Replies

I will keep this short. I just began walk training with my ak prosthetic. I can not walk without the walker, but I can stand up in one place. How long should it be before i can walk on my own. By the way i am a bka also.Continue

Spinal Cord Injury considering amputation

Started by Laura L Freeman in General Dec 13, 2017. 0 Replies

In need of an Ampower peer mentor who has an AK amputation and an incomplete SCI? Thanks!Continue

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