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Meeting other Amputees

Started by Marina Nakhla in General. Last reply by Marina Nakhla yesterday. 6 Replies

Hey everyone! I was born with congenital abnormalities, so I had a bilateral above knee amputation when I was about one year old. I am 20 years old, and looking to meet people around Southern California. Thank you!Continue

Got My New Leg, Ya!

Started by mark hite in General. Last reply by mark hite yesterday. 46 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

Arm socket too tight/loose vs myoelectric sensor ability

Started by william michael leneke jr in Socket fit / comfort / design / function / components May 23. 0 Replies

 I am LAEA as of 11-2014. My prosthetist is in the process of fitting my stump with a socket to work with a myoelectric hand. I realize the myoelectric sensors mounted in the socket need to be in close contact on my skin with no gap in order to pick…Continue

new c-leg

Started by marcus in General. Last reply by Tim Schlis May 19. 1 Reply

hey alli posted this in my group, but maybe someone else can give me a few pointers. just gonna copy/paste.thanksmorning alli am flippin stoked! i got approved for a c-leg, my first.up until now i have dealt with the modern day equivalent of a peg…Continue

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Today I was blessed with the opportunity of meeting a bilateral above-the-knee amputee just like me for the FIRST time ever in my life! My close family and friends know the struggles that I have been facing for over two years now, trying to get new…
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Re: Looking for new MD

Posted by Lauren Palermo on May 26, 2015 at 11:07pm 0 Comments

Pain due to weather!

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Just wondering

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