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I request help on tips with centering your pin liner and where to buy a lytra 2.0 shower prosthetic leg

Started by gilberto echeagaray in General 8 hours ago. 0 Replies

1 yr amputee bka..was switched to a pin locking due to being hospitalized with a staff infection having issues in getting a solid centering of my liner and the tip of my stump gets all squishy at the end..any recomendatyions also this interferes…Continue

Tags: liasons, locking, pin

How do you restore a discolored foot shell???

Started by Sarah Kimberly in Socket fit / comfort / design / function / components Jul 6. 0 Replies

Hello Everyone!I am new to this site, so I apologize if this question has already been answered in the past. I am a female LBKA and with being a female in the professional world comes the need to wear dress shoes (e.g., ballet flats, loafers, etc.)…Continue

Tags: Shell, Foot, BKA

How do you restore a discolored foot shell?

Started by Sarah Kimberly in General Jul 4. 0 Replies

Hello Everyone!I am new to this site, so I apologize if this question has already been answered in the past. I am a female LBKA and with being a female in the professional world comes the need to wear dress shoes (e.g., ballet flats, loafers, etc.)…Continue

Tags: shell, foot, clean

Bike Riding

Started by Troy in Health and Exercise. Last reply by Gregory r Salter Jul 1. 3 Replies

I'm a below the knee amputee. I've been an amputee all my life. The one thing I love to do is bike ride. Over the last 2 years I got a new prostheses with a microprocessing knee. I hate it! I've worn a hydralic knee all my life. The reason I hate it…Continue

Tags: riding, bike

Albuquerque, NM here

Started by Don Crisostomo in General. Last reply by Johsa Smith, Nat'l Coordinator Jun 4. 1 Reply

Hi, my name is Don. Is there anyone local to my city? Don There are a number of Hangar clinic here.Continue

Virtual Support in the Time of COVID-19

Started by Carrie Davis in General May 13. 0 Replies

Please see the attached document about a virtual support group hosted every Tuesday  HCL_Event-Flyer-AmputeeSupportGroup.pdfContinue

bilatbka

Started by Gary Noyes in General. Last reply by Adam Taylor May 25. 1 Reply

started off with pin and latch prosthetics and changed to one way valve socket in November and developed open wound on right stump. How do you know when to add or take off plies ??? any suggestions for getting balance back ???Continue

Effect of exercise on remaining limb

Started by Arthur Bartle in Health and Exercise. Last reply by Sean R. Harrison Apr 28. 1 Reply

I had an above the knee amputation of my left leg due to ischemia and artery disease. During therapy and rehab I was told I was there only to learn to transition from bed to chair, chair to car etc. i was discouraged from "hopping" on the walker…Continue

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