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Amputee CDL Truck Driver

Started by roland knowlton in General. Last reply by Tom Standerford yesterday. 7 Replies

I am looking for any info on what any CDL driver went through to obtain a SPE certificate. I was recently tested by the state and got my CDL but now need to get an SPE in order to go OTR.Continue

How to cope

Started by Laurie Oskierko in General. Last reply by Jeremy Sellers on Tuesday. 19 Replies

Hello,I am a spouse of a recent amputee.  My husband had left limb AK amputation on July 1st due to chronic osteomyelitis that went undetected.  He was just hours away from succumbing to the infection which went septic.  It was quite the shock.He…Continue

Looking for feedback about the RUSH foot

Started by Christine Schwartz in General on Tuesday. 0 Replies

Hello, I'm an LBKA. My amputation happened in 96' when I was 19 due to trauma from a motorcycle accident. I've had a few different "feet" since. My latest is the Echelon by endolite. It has run its course and now it's time for me to have a new…Continue

AMPOWER National Event Update Sept. 2015

Started by Katy Sullivan Resource Support in Amputee resources Aug 27. 0 Replies

AMPOWER National Event Update – Sept. 2015AMPOWER is partnering with organizations across the country to help get the word out about events happening in our community. These events are open to our patients and staff, please share the information…Continue

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Tom Standerford commented on Hugh Simmons's group Knee Disarticulation Help Group
"Thanks for the replies, they give me much to think about.  I started out with a unit similiar to the kx06 with the piston design a little over 40 years ago.  Later I went to the total knee 2000. About 5 years ago I let a specialist at…"
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Rebekkah L Whiting commented on Hugh Simmons's group Knee Disarticulation Help Group
"I am currently using the TK-2100.  In my opinion it has both strong points as well as flaws.   I have not had the problem with falling while walking downhill or over broken ground.  In the past I never had a knee that had any…"
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osseointegration / leg implant VIDEO

Hi, I've been sharing this video about my osseointegration experience so far. It's been 7 months since my surgery. I had a lot of socket issues and could not get back the quality of life I wanted in a socket. I was at the point of either amputating…See More
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