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New amputee

Started by James George in Overcoming challenges of lower extremity amputation. Last reply by James George 2 hours ago. 26 Replies

I'm a very recent amputee. In fact I had it done in early September of this year. I need a lot of help in understanding what I will be going through in the up comming months. Right now I'm going though rehabilitation.Continue

Emergency Prosthetic Tips!

Started by Katy Sullivan Resource Support in General. Last reply by kathryn cartwright 2 hours ago. 4 Replies

It was brought to my attention that there are 'emergency tips' that we can share with each other about our prosthetics. I'd love for people chime in and share their ideas and tips here! My favorite tip?Whenever I have a sore coming on or already…Continue

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Broken charger

Started by Manuela Leonhardt in General 23 hours ago. 0 Replies

Hi I wear a v-hold socket and my charger just broke. I was wondering if anyone knee where I could get a new one quickly as my guy at hanger is on vacation and they told me that I had to wait till he got back. Thanks in advance for any input.

swelling

Started by John Isett in General. Last reply by Dixie on Sunday. 3 Replies

Hello everyone ,                            I'm John and have been left bka since early March of this year. I received my first prosthetic at the end of May , and am already in need of a new socket . I am experiencing a lot of swelling at the cut of…Continue

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elevated vacuum system

Recently, I have been having a lot of issues with the locking mechanism with the pin system. I have been just wearing the temporary prosthetic with the liner and socks. It was recommended to me from my prosthetist that I go to an elevated vacuum…See More
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"I got my stitches removed today. The end of my stump has an infection. They have given me an oral antibiotic. They are giving it 2 weeks to clear up. If it doesn't they will have to do another revision."
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