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Travel

Started by Tyrone Sneeringer in General. Last reply by Denise McCurdy 23 hours ago. 41 Replies

Let me introduce myself. My name is Ty, I'm a left bka now for 14 months. I'm looking to travel (fly) to Denver. Any suggestions on going through security. What to do, what not to do, what to expect. Any info would be appreciated.

#AmputeeLifeHacks

Started by Carrie Davis Resource Mgr in General on Wednesday. 0 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

Adaptive golf and community

Started by Randy Agapito, OTR/L in Health and Exercise. Last reply by Randy Agapito, OTR/L Jul 20. 2 Replies

My name is Randy Agapito and I'm an Occupational Therapist at Wakemed in Raleigh,NC. I'm also an obsessed golfer and I love teaching my clients how to reconnect with the game they love!I have recently started an adaptive golf program in Raleigh and…Continue

Tags: prosthetic, raleigh, pga, golf, adaptive

Best gift ever

Started by Sandra A. Eslin in General. Last reply by Gary Moody Jul 19. 3 Replies

I received the best birthday gift this year and that is to be up walking once again.  Yeah!!!  The new prosthetic leg is working well and I am learning so much and able to now do stairs.  I thank everyone for their support and friendship.  Best web…Continue

Skin Care of new Limb

Started by Sandra A. Eslin in General. Last reply by Sandra A. Eslin Jul 16. 15 Replies

Would anyone have some advice on skin care of a new residual limb.  I now have a compression sock on to prepare for the next step and I find near the incision some dry skin.  I read not to put lotions or creams on it so what can I use? Continue

PT and new prosthetic

Started by Sandra A. Eslin in General. Last reply by Sandra A. Eslin Jul 15. 8 Replies

Received my new leg on Friday June 30 walked on it the next day and had to wait for an adjustment on the 10th as it was rubbing on the bone.  Chris did the adjustment and off I went to PT the next day.  Today I had some problem getting it on but…Continue

Folliculitis

Started by David Patterson in General. Last reply by Wolf Schweitzer Jul 12. 4 Replies

I'm a nurse working 12 hour days. I'm having folliculitis issues from time to time and not sure what I can do if anything at work tonminimize this

Ohio-Willow elevated socket

Started by drew wattier in General. Last reply by Benjamin Richard Hull Jul 8. 2 Replies

I posted here early this year about the Elevated Socket.   DO YOU FEEL THIS IS THE SYSTEM FOR YOU?? I hope that I can contact again people with their experience.  My desire is to ask people more questions.  I am looking forward to contact others…Continue

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Denise McCurdy replied to Tyrone Sneeringer's discussion Travel
"Hey Ti.  I hope your traveling went well.  I'd just like to share, that I was actually asked to remove my BK prosthetic at an airport while at the security check stop.  Something showed up on the little wipe they use.  The…"
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Denise McCurdy commented on Tammy Jordan's blog post Blistering
"I think blisters can happen to anyone at any time.  They are caused by moisture and friction.  I wear my prosthetic for sometimes 18hrs/day depending on what's going on, and usually do not get them on a daily basis.  However,…"
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