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Driving a car with a right BK

Started by Ron Sherman in General. Last reply by Sandra A. Eslin 14 hours ago. 23 Replies

I have been unable to find out much info on driving with a right BK. Is it legal to use my left foot and reach across? I've tried that but its not too comfortable. Where can I go to see or learn about any adaptive equipment that can be retrofitted…Continue

What to expect

Started by Greg Berger in General. Last reply by Sandra A. Eslin 14 hours ago. 1 Reply

I am having my right arm amputated below the elbow on 10/27.  Just wondering what to expect.  I am getting kind on nervous. GregContinue

PS4 Game Controllers

Started by MANDY A RODRIGUEZ in General 17 hours ago. 0 Replies

HI everyone I hope you all are doing great!  I am new here and am here because my 25 year old son just lost his arm due to an ATV RZR Polaris accident.  This just happened on August the 6th.  My son is still healing and getting so bored being at…Continue

Prosthetic legs o donate to charity

Started by Joseph Gallagher in General yesterday. 0 Replies

 Hello all, I have several prostetic leg that I do not nee and can not use. I was wondering if there was anyone who knew of an organisation that I could donate them to. I by chance anyone does please let me know Thank you.Continue

#AmputeeLifeHacks

Started by Carrie Davis Resource Mgr in General. Last reply by Wolf Schweitzer Oct 6. 4 Replies

If you haven’t yet heard, Hanger Clinic recently launched an exciting, new video contest called #AmputeeLifeHacks, with the grand prize winner receiving a trip to Clearwater, Florida to meet Winter the Dolphin!Wondering how to participate, or just…Continue

I am not my (disability), I am ____.

Started by Sophie Yu in General Oct 4. 0 Replies

We did this at school and I just wanted to share, because seeing this really…Continue

2 Mos post RBKA...Is my experience common?

Started by Thomas H. Horne in General. Last reply by Sandra A. Eslin Oct 1. 29 Replies

Just got my first leg about 2 weeks ago, and am trying to wear it for 7-8 hrs a day.  Will start PT with the new leg on May 5.  My limb is still a bit tender, but I can walk with one or two crutches depending on what I need to do.  Putting full…Continue

Knee replacement with a BKA

Started by Carl R. Tracy in General. Last reply by Sandra A. Eslin Oct 1. 2 Replies

I had a RBKA Done in March of 2014, I'm very active and still run and work at my electrical contracting business. My knee has been extremely painful at times and at it's worse it swells up so much I can no longer get my prosthetic on which is very…Continue

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Sandra A. Eslin replied to Ron Sherman's discussion Driving a car with a right BK
"Hi Ron,  You should be able to obtain information from your prosthetist or Hanger Clinic if that is where you go.  In our state we have to have an evaluation and road test before we can drive again and have our car change to either a left…"
14 hours ago
Sandra A. Eslin replied to Greg Berger's discussion What to expect
" Hi Greg,  What helped me before and after my RBK amputation was you tube videos posted by amputees.  Hope this link takes you to some of the videos.  Being nervous is normal.  I will keep you in my prayers…"
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PS4 Game Controllers

HI everyone I hope you all are doing great!  I am new here and am here because my 25 year old son just lost his arm due to an ATV RZR Polaris accident.  This just happened on August the 6th.  My son is still healing and getting so bored being at…See More
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