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Just starting out - what to expect?

Started by Judi Linden in "How do I know I'm getting quality prosthetic care?". Last reply by Judi Linden on Tuesday. 2 Replies

Hello,I am an AKA, 2.5  months  out. My amputation was a result of sepsis and, while I am beyond grateful to be alive, it was quite sudden, and I am just learning to navigate this new world I find myself in.I am in the beginning process of getting a…Continue

New amputee

Started by Frances Paredes in General. Last reply by Allen Winn May 12. 4 Replies

I got a below the knee amputation. Just got my prosthetic (left foot) learning how to walk again. Any tips or advice

LOOSE WEIGHT

Started by Catherine R Turner in Health and Exercise. Last reply by Pedro Pimenta AMPOWER Manager May 7. 6 Replies

I AM A 55 YEAR OLD WOMAN I LOST MY ARM AND LEG ON THE LEFT SIDE AKA AND ABOVE THE ELBOW I NEED TO LOOSE THIS WEIGHT I GAINED IN THE PAST 7 YEARS I AM 5<2 AND 170 I NEED TO GET BACK TO 140 I CANT FIND ANY EXERCISES FOR MY BODY PLEASE HELPContinue

Socks

Started by Deborah Smith in General. Last reply by Allen Winn Apr 14. 2 Replies

I'm very new to using a below the knee prosthetic. My question is about socks. I don't know when to add them in the morning. But, how can I tell in the afternoon?Continue

I don't know where to start.

Started by Jamie Hollenbeck in Electing to Amputate / Faced with this decision. Last reply by Ken Biddle Apr 9. 14 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

Left hand gloves

Started by Greg Bennin in General. Last reply by Benjamin Richard Hull Apr 6. 1 Reply

I ski and have several left hand gloves i dont use. Ones hestra leather size 10. Anyone want them and willing to pay shipping maybe exchange? Worth at least 100. - greg in utah

Does anyone know of any Grants for adaptive sports equipment

Started by Joseph Gallagher in General. Last reply by Joseph Gallagher Apr 4. 2 Replies

  Hello everyone I am as the title says looking for a grant or grants so I can acquire adaptive spots equipment. Specifically a sled hockey sled and a hand bike. It's kinda funny it took me three years of searching to find a sled hockey team and a…Continue

New BKA and I an scared to death - Infection

Started by Jennifer Green in Overcoming challenges of lower extremity amputation. Last reply by Joseph Gallagher Mar 23. 2 Replies

Hi all. I had BKA surgery 2/7/18. After 30 days in the hospital I was released and I'm home recovering now. I am single which makes it much harder. I am still trying to process everything that happened as it happened what seemed like overnight. I…Continue

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