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Swimming

Started by Barry Sudds in General. Last reply by Barry Sudds 6 hours ago. 7 Replies

I am an aka left leg.Can anyone advise about getting into and out of a swimming pool.Getting in is OK I can just fall in.  However trying to get out without assistance has me flummoxed.Any ideas out there?TxContinue

Traveling and airport security

Started by Gary Moody in General. Last reply by kathryn cartwright 7 hours ago. 8 Replies

I'll be flying next week for a vacation in the Caribbean.  Any tips on the flying and airport security.  I'm a  Lbka.  My other leg has a drop foot I wear a brace on that one.  I can walk but standing in a long line could be touch.  I'm sure I would…Continue

Important lobbying effort: Medicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Improvements Act of 2012

Started by Carrie Davis Resource Mgr in Insurance issue. Last reply by Timothy R. Foss 17 hours ago. 15 Replies

Hello fellow EmpoweringAmputees.org members, We’d like to pass along an important message from the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association (AOPA) to our US Members.  The Medicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Improvements Act of 2012 was recently…Continue

Family support - Nashville, TN

Started by Lisa Travis in Family Support. Last reply by Belinda Jacobi yesterday. 2 Replies

Hi everyone, this is my first post on this site.  We recently received news that our baby girl to be born in September will be missing her left arm/hand below elbow.  The doctors are not able to tell us why this happened, but it just happened.  We…Continue

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Barry Sudds replied to Barry Sudds's discussion Swimming
"Hi Julie, Thanks for the response - I don't think I would be able to do that.   A bit too old for that kind of thing at the beach.   Plus I don't do very well on crutches.   Come to think of it I don't do very good on…"
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Barry Sudds replied to Barry Sudds's discussion Swimming
"Hi Linda, Thanks for the response.   I have tried doing that but lifting myself to the top of the last step is not very pretty.   I guess there is no easy way.   I have not tried the beach - much too old to be that adventurous "
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Barry Sudds replied to Barry Sudds's discussion Swimming
"Hi Kenneth, Thanks for the response - I'll give that a try.   "
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