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Should know this but I don't!

Started by Gilbert Satterfield in General 17 hours ago. 0 Replies

In 20 years I've had 6 prosthetic legs. My newest leg hurts like I can't explain. I've walked four hours at best on my leg and the pain is out of this world,, I can't deal! We've tried leg socks and cushion,Gel pads you name it we've done it. All…Continue

spina bifida and amputation

Started by Alexis Katrina Rollings in General. Last reply by Alexis Katrina Rollings on Tuesday. 1 Reply

with both an amputation it is hard with a disability on top of that the disability is one that cased the amputation to happen in the first place. Continue

Emergency: NEED HELP MANAGING SKIN BREAKDOWN CANT MISS FIRST DAY OF WORK

Started by Joseph Kay in General. Last reply by Joseph Kay on Tuesday. 4 Replies

Ive got a big hicky on the bottom  of my residual limb, it's turned into a scab and is just raw. I have work on Monday and can not miss my first day of work can anyone give me a quick way to make it through the day with less pain? Continue

Physical limitations

Started by Lowell Smith in General. Last reply by Russell Sams on Monday. 6 Replies

What are some of the physical limitations walking with a left leg below the knee prosthetic? I'm 79, 6'4" 190 lbs but in reasonably good condition for my age.Climbing stairsDriving a carGeneral outdoor walkingIn the mallIn the parkModerately uneven…Continue

support meetings

Started by Steven Taylor in General. Last reply by Steven Taylor Jan 13. 2 Replies

       Hello everyone i would like to start some meet and greets in my area. I just dont know how to even begin, or if it would even be possible. If anyone has ever done this i would appreciate some guidance.Like finding a location how to fund it if…Continue

I Digits or fingers

Started by Jeff Soelberg in General. Last reply by Jeff Soelberg Jan 13. 4 Replies

Hi AllI am 6 months out today from a 3 finger amputation. It is time for a prosthetic and am looking for help in what is out there and the pros and cons...Help PleaseContinue

Comfortable in Wheelchair

Started by Nancy Fessler in Spouse / Partner Support. Last reply by drew wattier Jan 12. 4 Replies

My husband is a left AK amputee since January 2015. He has a properly fitted prosthetic and once a week PT for the last two years.He has decided that he is more comfortable being in a wheelchair than walking. He says it is is faster and safer. He…Continue

Walking

Started by Lawrence Gallegos in General. Last reply by Javier Armando Jan 11. 20 Replies

How long did it take, for those of you that are walking, to learn to walk again? I've had my prosthetic for about two weeks and can't seem to walk right and was told that I'd be walking right away. So did everyone else start walking right a way?

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Should know this but I don't!

In 20 years I've had 6 prosthetic legs. My newest leg hurts like I can't explain. I've walked four hours at best on my leg and the pain is out of this world,, I can't deal! We've tried leg socks and cushion,Gel pads you name it we've done it. All…See More
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