prostheic malfunction

Started by kristen anders in General. Last reply by Rodney J. Wilt 5 hours ago. 12 Replies

I was just wondering if anyone has had there prosthetic fall off in public, while walking or trying to reach for something high up on a self?Continue


Started by Michelle Humphrey in General. Last reply by Michelle Humphrey 17 hours ago. 2 Replies

Just wanted to share a trick that my Dr and I discovered. I have been a LBKA since may 2013. Like many of you I have spent hundreds on lotions and potions for my residual limb only to suffer constant rashes and problems. My Dr and I decided to do a…Continue


Started by BRIAN RICHEY in Pain Management / Phantom Pain. Last reply by BRIAN RICHEY 18 hours ago. 7 Replies

being an AK for 5 yrs now ive been thru just about everything ive read on here plus some.  ive suffered thru the phantom pains and still do. what alot of people are describing as pp is actually neuromas.  they are very painful and it takes an mri to…Continue

Handicapped andd Self Image

Started by Isaac Bulkley in General. Last reply by Doug Dahlke yesterday. 15 Replies

Hi I am doing a group presentation on Morphological Freedom, which is basically intervention with technology in the near future to better oneself. I think it would be interesting to include some of your thoughts on the passage I have outlined on…Continue

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Rodney J. Wilt replied to kristen anders's discussion prostheic malfunction
"Good story!!!  Sounds like his loss!!!  Am new to this site but finally enjoy reading about people with similar experiences as myself.  With over thirty eight yrs behind me as an aka I've forgotten most of them, but there's…"
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Ron Gurowitz commented on stephanie Gamez's blog post Help and I am lost in Seattle
"Hi, I'm from the NW also. Don't know how much I can offer. I have not had any of those issues, although when I was deciding whether to amputate (BKA) I was scared of a lot of things that have not come to pass.  The group at Harborview…"
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