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prosthetic components, advice, suggestions

Started by Nwafo Nweze in General 7 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hello everybody, I and my two amputee friends are setting up a centre in Northern Nigerian to make prosthesis, wheel chairs and other mobility aids more accessible to people. It would be a great help if we can get used (but serviceable) prosthetic…Continue

pads in the socket

Started by boyce benningfield in General. Last reply by MELVIN SCHULTZ 14 hours ago. 4 Replies

I am a BTK amputee and was anyone walking on the bottom of their stump. My prosthestis has put a pad in the bottom of my socket to increase contact. My stump now gets an indent on the bottom or my stump-is this normal?Continue

liners for elevated vacuum socket

Started by drew wattier in General. Last reply by MELVIN SCHULTZ yesterday. 4 Replies

I am looking for anyone who know about my elevated socket.  I wear 4 liners under my socket.  The elevated socket has worked very good for me, but I have to take my liners and my socket off at least 2 times a day.  Since I am very active, I can feel…Continue

spina bifida and amputation

Started by Alexis Katrina Rollings in General. Last reply by MELVIN SCHULTZ yesterday. 1 Reply

with both an amputation it is hard with a disability on top of that the disability is one that cased the amputation to happen in the first place. Continue

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