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Blood Blisters LBK with skin graft

Started by Karen Russell in General 11 hours ago. 0 Replies

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

New to all this

Started by Catherine A Bohrman in General. Last reply by Catherine A Bohrman Sep 17. 2 Replies

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.

Looking for answers

Started by Renee House in General. Last reply by Renee House Sep 18. 4 Replies

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

Women’s shoes for btk amputees

Started by Jodi Pachter in General. Last reply by Jodi Pachter Aug 14. 2 Replies

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!!

Any LMT who are amputees?

Started by Tammy Jordan in General. Last reply by Tammy Jordan Jul 18. 2 Replies

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

Skinfit Sockets

Started by Shelley Hermann in Socket fit / comfort / design / function / components. Last reply by Tammy Jordan Aug 20. 11 Replies

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

Improving New York State O&P Access to Care

Started by Paul Selph, East Zone Leader in General Jul 9. 0 Replies

New Yorkers and the O&P profession continue to need your help!  Please take 2 minutes to complete the below steps for automated outreach to your local legislative leader.  Taking the time to make your voice heard will garner additional support…Continue

My right hand

Started by sean mendres in General. Last reply by sean mendres Jul 22. 5 Replies

My name is Sean I lost my right hand due to an heart infection

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Blood Blisters LBK with skin graft

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.  See More
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