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New Events Added

Started by Paul Selph, East Zone Leader in General Nov 20. 0 Replies

There have been a lot of new events added in the Events Tab that I would recommend everyone to check out. These events include Camp No Limits events for children, Amputee Coalition's yearly conference for everyone, and several sporting events for…Continue

travel airplane

Started by drew wattier in General. Last reply by drew wattier Nov 19. 4 Replies

I am AKA, and I have not got on a plane yet.  I can see many people that have offered discussions about traveling through the process of getting through the process of check in and checked out and getting on the plane and off.  Most of the…Continue

hamstrings

Started by hugh tindal in General. Last reply by hugh tindal Nov 1. 2 Replies

I am a 2.5 year bk amputee. I have much pain in my quads and hamstrings when trying to walk with prothesis, Anyone has experienced this?ThanksHugh.Continue

Triton 1c61 VS Triton with Delta Twist

Started by Michael Harper in Socket fit / comfort / design / function / components. Last reply by Paul Selph, East Zone Leader Oct 23. 1 Reply

I've been using  Otto Bock's Triton feet combined with the  Delta Twist for the last 8 years. I'm I am looking at getting a new set of legs with new feet and am curious to know if anyone has moved from this combo to the Triton 1C61 foot which is…Continue

Clothing Ques for Upper Limb Amputees

Started by Cheri Smith in General. Last reply by Karin Miller Oct 16. 2 Replies

Hi,Now that the weather is getting cooler, what do you do about altering long sleeve shirts for upper extremity? I do not wear a full arm bc of the weight but do have a shoulder piece to help support clothing. Trying to decide whether to alter the…Continue

How to treat callouses on my stump

Started by Kim Jolly in General. Last reply by Kim Jolly Oct 8. 2 Replies

Hi!Earlier this week, I tried posting a question; I'm pretty sure I did it incorrectly. Tech isn't my friend at times!I'm a RBK of 33 years, so I've been around the block multiple times and have experienced quite a lot of different issues.  At this…Continue

A Note from your AMPOWER Administrative Team

Started by Johsa Smith, Central Zone Leader in General Sep 23. 0 Replies

Hello AMPOWER Members,It was recently brought to our attention, through the “Report an Issue” link, that some members had received an unwelcome solicitation from another member in the community.As you know, our Administration Team works diligently…Continue

What to do if I am not getting therapies?

Started by Zulema in General. Last reply by DIANA DAVIS Oct 8. 6 Replies

What to do if I am not getting therapy for the past couple months at all due to my insurance? I would love to walk again. I am an RAK amputee. I am doing what I can at home, but it's not enough.Continue

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Helen is now friends with Ken Biddle and Gina Dyess
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MICHAEL SPINN commented on Todd M Armbruster's group Below Knee Amputations
"Hi folks, update on the search for a new foot.  I went with Rush Lo-Pro.  Was in my price range and definitely an improvement over the Hydraulic K2 foot I started with.  Excellent heel to toe rollover, very  natural.  Medial…"
17 hours ago
Leslie Green replied to Jodi Pachter's discussion Driving with right BKA in the group Below Knee Amputations
"Jodi, I am a bilateral BKA and I drive with my prosthetic.  Depending on where you live there may be some driving certification requirements to check off before you get back behind the wheel.  I had friends drive with me in parking lots to…"
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Leslie Green replied to Jodi Pachter's discussion Driving with right BKA in the group Below Knee Amputations
"Jodi, I am a bilateral BKA and I drive with my prosthetic.  Depending on where you live there may be some driving certification requirements to check off before you get back behind the wheel.  I had friends drive with me in parking lots to…"
yesterday
 
 
 

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