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Bicycle Riding

Started by Manuela Leonhardt in General. Last reply by Thomas H. Horne 12 hours ago. 6 Replies

Hi, was wondering if anybody had any advice for getting back to riding my bike. I have been a BKA of a little over 4 years. Anything would be abbreviated. Thanks

prosthetic components, advice, suggestions

Started by Nwafo Nweze in General on Monday. 0 Replies

Hello everybody, I and my two amputee friends are setting up a centre in Northern Nigerian to make prosthesis, wheel chairs and other mobility aids more accessible to people. It would be a great help if we can get used (but serviceable) prosthetic…Continue

pads in the socket

Started by boyce benningfield in General. Last reply by MELVIN SCHULTZ on Monday. 4 Replies

I am a BTK amputee and was anyone walking on the bottom of their stump. My prosthestis has put a pad in the bottom of my socket to increase contact. My stump now gets an indent on the bottom or my stump-is this normal?Continue

liners for elevated vacuum socket

Started by drew wattier in General. Last reply by MELVIN SCHULTZ on Sunday. 4 Replies

I am looking for anyone who know about my elevated socket.  I wear 4 liners under my socket.  The elevated socket has worked very good for me, but I have to take my liners and my socket off at least 2 times a day.  Since I am very active, I can feel…Continue

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Bob Steinmark left a comment for Ian Lane
"Ian: If I understood correctly, you are a left footed amputee. The device is really designed for right footed amputee, me, who can use their left foot to both brake and accelerate. i used a left footed gas pedal, which  operated the cars normal…"
26 minutes ago
Bob Buck left a comment for Ian Lane
"Ian,  You asked about the PLFA.  I tried it once and it worked fine. It is heavy enough not to move plus it has small cleats that hold to the carpet.  I did not continue because after 46 years of driving with my left…"
4 hours ago
Guy Jurgens posted a status
"I hope it doesn't pose a problem. More to come...."
4 hours ago
Guy Jurgens posted a status
"That happened once. I think it is due to my short stump. I don't think I have enough let to hold the socket in some situations."
4 hours ago

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