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Started by Manuela Leonhardt in General. Last reply by Manuela Leonhardt yesterday. 4 Replies

Hi, I have been a BKA for a little over 4 years now. My problem now is I need a new prosthesis and just found out my insurance will only cover 90% of it now as before it was 100% covered. 10% might not seem a lot to some people but it is for me. My…Continue

pins and needles in the end of leg

Started by Dianne Woods in General. Last reply by Mike Benning, Ampower Boston on Thursday. 6 Replies

I have just joined Ampower. I am a left below knee amputee. I have been plagued with pins and needles in the end of my amputated leg. Some might say it is firing nerves. It really keeps me awake at night. I try to stop it by moving my leg, but it…Continue

Overwhelmed

Started by Meg in General. Last reply by Mike Benning, Ampower Boston on Thursday. 17 Replies

I found out two days ago that my cancer relapsed, I'm heart broken. I have an amazing 4 year old little boy and husband, I have a great job as a peds ER nurse and now my head is spinning. I start an oral chemo next week sometime and have a left aka…Continue

Phantom Pains

Started by Dr. Greg R. Hossbach in Pain Management / Phantom Pain. Last reply by Dr. Greg R. Hossbach on Tuesday. 11 Replies

I am a bi-lateral amputee who, over the years, has had a hard time when it comes to treating the pain caused by phantom pains.  These pains can sometimes come every 5 to 10 seconds and can last upwards of a 24-hour period.  If you graphed the pain…Continue

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