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Started by Russell E McKinney in Pain Management / Phantom Pain yesterday. 0 Replies

Hello everyone, I am in search for a content expert to help with my phantom limb pain research study for my dissertation. Must live in the U.S. and have a doctorate degree. If anyone knows someone in the pain management profession please let me…Continue

20 Y.O. Amputee Made Fun of By Medical Employee in ICE Detention Center

Started by Ryan Elias in Amputees in the news on Tuesday. 0 Replies

Take a look at this article in the Huffington Post (dated 11/13/2017). While the article singles out the Trump Administration for its treatment of DACA recipients, I feel the biggest takeaway is the medical employee's condescending and dismissive…Continue

Hit a wall with Prostitist

Started by Scott Dieltz in "How do I know I'm getting quality prosthetic care?" on Tuesday. 0 Replies

As my level of activity has increased, my muscles don't have enough room inside my socket to flex while walking without pain. I have been asking for an adjustable socket for atleast a year now. Now there is a new option offered by Martin Bionics. I…Continue


Started by Tim Rogers in General. Last reply by Gary Moody on Monday. 1 Reply

Well I start therapy with Hanger Clinic next week and they are saying if things go as planed I should be walking in 5 weeks

What to expect

Started by Greg Berger in General. Last reply by Greg Berger Nov 7. 4 Replies

I am having my right arm amputated below the elbow on 10/27.  Just wondering what to expect.  I am getting kind on nervous. GregContinue

10 day old RBKA prothestic wearer

Started by Joe D'Antonio in General. Last reply by Joe D'Antonio Nov 4. 4 Replies

It takes me about an hour or more getting ready for work since I received my temp prosthetic. I'm trying socks and paddding in the right places before I can get to a point every day that I can tolerate weight bearing.Can anyone tell me how long it…Continue

Prosthetic legs o donate to charity

Started by Joseph Gallagher in General. Last reply by Joseph Gallagher Nov 3. 2 Replies

 Hello all, I have several prostetic leg that I do not nee and can not use. I was wondering if there was anyone who knew of an organisation that I could donate them to. I by chance anyone does please let me know Thank you.Continue

Certified Mentorship Program for Amputees in Baton Rouge, la

Started by Jeffery jerome Johnson in General. Last reply by Jeffery jerome Johnson Nov 3. 2 Replies

I am looking for a certified mentorship program in Baton Rouge, La. I am also looking to reach out to amputees in the Zachary, La . area. Any help would be greatly appreciated! ThanksContinue

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