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uneven ground

Started by drew wattier in General. Last reply by drew wattier Sep 6. 6 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 on Friday. 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

Replacing Shrinkers

Started by John Mueller in General. Last reply by Ryan Gates Aug 22. 6 Replies

I’m John and a recent BKA. I’m in need of new shrinkers, my stump is starting to get smaller and I need a smaller shrinker. Does Hanger sell them? Where is best place to find them if not?

How many hours per day do you wear your prosthesis?

Started by Judi Linden in What to expect post-amputation. Last reply by Pedro Pimenta AMPOWER Manager Aug 7. 7 Replies

I am a fairly recent AKA (03/18), and i am working on getting my first prosthesis.  I am 63 years old and, while i am not in terrible shape, I am no athlete!  I know it is different for everyone, but I am wondering how many hours per day, on…Continue

dress shoes for bk

Started by Jennifer Lynn Jones in Overcoming challenges of lower extremity amputation. Last reply by Susan Cotten Aug 8. 2 Replies

My daughter is getting married in October an im wondering where an what kind of dress shoes for walking down the isle in my mother of the bride dress.Continue

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