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Life without a limp...is it possible?

Started by Kaitlin Rubel in Overcoming challenges of lower extremity amputation. Last reply by Thomas Bourgeois yesterday. 15 Replies

I have lived my entire life in excruciating pain and cannot remember one day where I didn't walk with a very prominent limp. I haven't had my amputation yet, but it's looking like I'm going to have a left BKA within the next 6 months. Is it possible…Continue

adjustable heel height feet

Started by kathryn cartwright in General. Last reply by kathryn cartwright on Monday. 2 Replies

I am considering an adjustable heel height foot.  I am aware of the Elation, the Accent and the Runway.  Has anyone tried one of these and, if so, what do you like and not like about it.  If you have one would you recommend it?  Thank you.Continue

Club foot, Deciding whether or not to Amputate

Started by Kaitlin Rubel in Electing to Amputate / Faced with this decision. Last reply by Kaitlin Rubel Oct 22. 13 Replies

Hello all! I recently became a member to this site and this is my first post. I was born with a very severe congenital club foot, and have spent my entire life in excruciating pain. I have had four reconstructive surgeries on my club foot (left…Continue

How long did it take?

Started by James George in General. Last reply by James George Oct 20. 10 Replies

I have a question for everyone. How long did it take to get your prosthetic after your amputation?Continue

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Thomas Bourgeois replied to Kaitlin Rubel's discussion Life without a limp...is it possible?
"Have you met with a prosthetisit?  It is very possible with today's technology to walk and run without a limp.  Education is key.  there are prosthetic feet with adjustable heels so woman can wear heels. "
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