Forum

Help for new amputee

Started by Yolandra Shipp in General. Last reply by MELVIN SCHULTZ 11 hours ago. 1 Reply

Greetings,I was approach by a family member of a new amputee BK who is looking for resources in the Bahamas.  Does anyone have any information of contacts in that area?  Please send them to me directly…Continue

Pin Lock System Noise

Started by Lindsay Baber in Socket fit / comfort / design / function / components. Last reply by Charles Ehlers 18 hours ago. 3 Replies

Hi,I had my RBKA surgery Nov 5,2014 and am already in my second socket. I have the pin lock system. With my first socket, I don't recall it making any noise when I walked. With the second one, even with the rubber stopper, I get a woosh of air with…Continue

Got My New Leg, Ya!

Started by mark hite in General. Last reply by Gary Moody yesterday. 24 Replies

My new leg has finaly made it home. It is very cool. It has a electric energy sockit, ottobock shaft and a renagade A/T foot. Hangers did a wounderful jod fitting my sockit! I walked yesterday (with my crutchs). Walked about the length of a city…Continue

Future Elective Amputation

Started by Alayna Kempf in Electing to Amputate / Faced with this decision. Last reply by marcus on Wednesday. 8 Replies

I am a 36 year old mother of 3 girls (15, 14, and 10) from Kansas.  I was involved in a car wreck on 11-29-00 where my right ankle was shattered and my right femur was broken.  In the last 14 years I have had 8 surgeries, including a total ankle…Continue

Latest Activity

MELVIN SCHULTZ replied to Yolandra Shipp's discussion Help for new amputee
" all i would say it to check www.amputee-coalition.org but other then that i would just say good luck"
11 hours ago
Charles Ehlers replied to Lindsay Baber's discussion Pin Lock System Noise
"Have you tried putting on a sock? If that is to tight try cutting the sock so it looks like a bell, just to go in the bottom of the socket. Hope that helps! Let your Prost. know and maybe they can adjust to stop that. Had the same thing and it is…"
18 hours ago
Frank Taylor and Jack Brown are now friends
18 hours ago
Frank Taylor commented on Frank Taylor's group Amputee Disc Golfers
"James- the small courses are great for learning some technique without having to commit to a long walk around a course.  But it's really about being outside, enjoying the sunshine, and having fun.  Let me know if I can help with…"
18 hours ago

Photos

Loading…
 
 
 

About AMPOWER

AMPOWER community is a free resource for individuals to connect and discuss a variety of topics related to the life of amputees.

Take the AMPOWER Survey

What do YOU think about AMPOWER?

Take our short survey and let us know!

 

 

 

Badge

Loading…

© 2015   Created by AMPOWER.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service