Is there any organizations that help with paying for a prosthetic leg. Auto insurance funds have been depleted due The accident that resulted in loss of left leg and broken neck and hospital stay for three months. Health insurance from work ended…Continue
Does anyone else get blood blisters after wearing the prosthetic for just an hour? I had one the size of a silver dollar pop up after just wearing my leg with minimal walking. Continue
Hi, I am facing the difficult decision to be in constant excruciating pain in foot/anlke due to arthritic deterioration, or to go forward with bka. And advice, support, things to consider, etc...all welcome.
Hi my name is Reneé and I am a new rbk amputee. I am having extremely bad phantom pains. I have been told I might need a nerve simulator implanted. Have any of you had this done? If so what can you tell me about it? Also I am getting my leg at the…Continue
Hi all, is anyone having a challenge of getting shoes other than sneakers?? I cannot seem to get shoes because my prosthetic foot is wider and has a bulkier heel than my real foot. Please help. I want to be able to wear other shoes. Ty!!
I'd like to know if anyone is a licensed massage therapist who is an amputee of either leg? I'll be finishing massage therapy school soon and want to know what to do to keep my stump from sweating. I'm an amputee below the right knee. I've been an…Continue
Started by Shelley Hermann in Socket fit / comfort / design / function / components. Last reply by Tammy Jordan Aug 20. 11 Replies 0 Likes
Hi, I'm a fairly recent AK, ready to be fitted for my second socket. I have been given an option of a skinfit socket but am looking for some feedback from anyone who has made the switch. I really don't like the numerous sock layers but am concerned…Continue