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Enjoying the day

Started by Edgar Vasquez in General. Last reply by kathryn cartwright Apr 1. 1 Reply

Hi everyone I hope everyone is having a good day Continue

AK hip osteoporosis - fractures - hip replacement

Started by Jean Gibson in General Feb 21. 0 Replies

After 37 years as an AK amputee I have progressive osteoporosis in my hip on the amputated side.  So far so good but I am at risk of fracture.  I've taken bisphosphonates for 10 years - no further benefit from medication and since my osteop is…Continue

AKA BKA Gym Workout

Started by Joseph Hutton in General. Last reply by David Brown Mar 27. 2 Replies

Good Morning- I have a question about working out at the gym. My wife is an above the knee and below the knee amputee and would really like to workout but we are not sure which exercises to do. We tried going to the gym this weekend but it did not…Continue

Irritation / Dry Skin

Started by Mike Earls in General. Last reply by Gary Moody Jan 22. 2 Replies

RBKA in December 2018. Received prosthesis in June using Encore V liners and supplied with Knit-Rite shrinkers. When I remove the liner, the perspiration isn’t excessive and the leg quickly dries to the touch. However, the skin is red. Of greater…Continue

Looking for Info On Natural Silicone Covers

Started by Mary White in General. Last reply by Mary White Jan 22. 2 Replies

I'm a new LBKA due to a motorcycle accident caused by a driver who ran a stop sign.I've had an extended recovery period, due to skin grafts. 7 months after the amputation, I'm just now going to finally get my first laser scan on January 15th at the…Continue

Peer Support Survey

Started by Johsa Smith, Nat'l Coordinator in General Dec 31, 2019. 0 Replies

Hello All,Prosthetic Resident, Brooke Antenen in Des Moines, Iowa is researching the benefits of peer mentoring for the mentor and needs our help gathering data for her presentation at Hanger Live.The data collected will be used to identify how…Continue

Para Spartan Championships

Started by Sean R. Harrison in Overcoming challenges of lower extremity amputation Dec 23, 2019. 0 Replies

Hanger took 1 &2 Place at the Para Spartan Championships in Laughlin, NV 2019Continue

Seeking Interviewees Who Have Survived Trauma

Started by Brenda Novak in General. Last reply by Brenda Novak Feb 3. 4 Replies

Marie Skelton is researching the emotional and psychological impact of trauma. If you're interested in participating, find more info here:http://marieskelton.com/seeking-interviewees/I…Continue

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