Barometric Pressure and Swelling

Started by peter Little in General. Last reply by peter Little 16 hours ago. 9 Replies

I got a new leg 4 weeks ago and I really like it. I've been a RBK since a 1992 motorcycle crash. I am back at Hanger and back with an Ossur sleeve. It is the "Seal-in" silicon sleeve with the little external rings to hold the vacuum. I like it - it…Continue

Elan Endolite foot.

Started by Ryan Lane in General. Last reply by Armelon Beck on Thursday. 2 Replies

Does anyone know if I can wear pull on cowboy boots with the elan endo lite foot? I know I can wear lace up but I'd like to try pull on boots again. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Getting limb softened up and less vicelike after surgery

Started by Lauren Palermo in General. Last reply by Abby Wilson on Thursday. 9 Replies

I am an AKA due to synovial sarcoma....had my amputation 1 1/2 years ago and recently 4 weeks ago had a revision of the limb due to a fall that happen shortly after the original amp and had displaced the muscle on the tip.  Since the first surgery I…Continue

Medicare will not pay

Started by James George in General Dec 15. 0 Replies

I just found out today that Medicare will not pay for my prosthesis for my RBKA while I'm still in a rehabilitation facility. I think that is just stupid, what do they think I'm here forContinue

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