December 2016

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No help from Hanger

Started by peter bartlett in Socket fit / comfort / design / function / components. Last reply by peter bartlett 11 hours ago. 10 Replies

I had my new socket made back in may and it has never fitted properly. I have been back over 12 times since may trying to get them to correct the problem .  I have been in pain for the last six months and has gotten much worse in the last month .  I…Continue

Tags: Pain

Endolite linx

Started by Tom Standerford in General. Last reply by mark laytham 20 hours ago. 1 Reply

Does anyone have the endolite linx leg?  How do you like it, how does it when walking on other surfaces besides a smooth one, like house floor or sidewalk?  How long does the battery charge last?   Does endolite help with adjustment or are they like…Continue

Broken patella, knee cap

Started by diana schroff in General yesterday. 0 Replies

Has anyone broke their knee cap and can give me any input how long it takes to get back into the prosthesis.  I am a BK, and its been 2 months and still cannot walk on it very far or long.  Doctor was evasive on long it might take and give me any…Continue

New sleeve help.

Started by Blake Lance in General. Last reply by Shannon Michelle Perkins yesterday. 6 Replies

Hello all I am in search of advice.  I am new to the suction type bk legs.  For the last 14yrs I always had a locking pin type.  I just ordered a ESP Flexisport sleeve to try out. I went through 3 of the type that i was gave when i got my new one.…Continue

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peter bartlett replied to peter bartlett's discussion No help from Hanger
"Update : I saw John at the Manhattan hanger office and he was able to make my prosthetic more comfortable than it has ever been in the last six months. He made basic adjustments with the alignment that Dan from the white plains Hanger clinic never…"
11 hours ago
mark laytham replied to Tom Standerford's discussion Endolite linx
"Tom, while I haven't actually used a Linx I have walked on a large variety of "prototype" components and field tested  many  more. Endolite is a very reputable company. There are many micro processor controlled knees on the…"
20 hours ago
Bradley A Roush replied to peter bartlett's discussion No help from Hanger
"Got my socket at Hanger too, and caused pain until I got a custom made liner. I have a sharp shinbone and the liner was the answer for me. Good luck. "
22 hours ago
Katy Sullivan Resource Support left a comment for Lucky chrismon
"Hello Lucky! Welcome to our Empowering Amputees online community. I’m one of the site administrators and if you need any assistance navigating the site, please don’t hesitate to contact me. There are many ways to engage in the community…"




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