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Aka walking

Started by Joseph Gallagher in General. Last reply by Joseph Gallagher 18 hours ago. 2 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 23 hours ago. 0 Replies

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

Phantom Limb Pain Research Study

Started by Russell E McKinney in General. Last reply by Russell E McKinney on Saturday. 9 Replies

Hello Amp Community,My name is Russell McKinney and I am a third-year PhD candidate at Grand Canyon University. I have been a RBK since 2014. I am focusing my dissertation study on phantom limb pain. This study will begin in early 2018 and I am in…Continue

I don't know where to start.

Started by Jamie Hollenbeck in Electing to Amputate / Faced with this decision. Last reply by Gary Moody Dec 8. 5 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

Exploring mirror therapy

Started by David Charles Hazen in General Nov 26. 0 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

stump

Started by richard m flores in General Nov 24. 0 Replies

how much weight hould be put on stump while wearing prosthetic reply to flore.mf@hotmail.comContinue

Over the counter?

Started by Michael Rose in Pain Management / Phantom Pain. Last reply by David Charles Hazen Nov 19. 24 Replies

Does anybody know of any non-prescription painmedication that works for phantom pain? I'mtrying to avoid the habit forming stuff.Continue

Content Expert

Started by Russell E McKinney in Pain Management / Phantom Pain Nov 16. 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

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Joseph Gallagher replied to Joseph Gallagher's discussion Aka walking
"Thank you for the advice."
18 hours ago
Carrie Davis Resource Mgr commented on Katy Sullivan Resource Support's group Bilateral Above Knee Amputees
"Hey gang - we had a member post a question about walking - can anyone chime in?  Here is the link http://www.empoweringamputees.org/forum/topics/aka-walking"
21 hours ago
Pedro Pimenta AMPOWER Manager replied to Joseph Gallagher's discussion Aka walking
"Hi Joseph! I'm also a bilateral amputee (both above the knee, however) and, like most people who deals with limb loss, I had a frustrating start to my journey. But I can tell you that the first threshold is always the most difficult to surpass…"
21 hours ago
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Aka walking

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.See More
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