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Amputee Life Blog

Getting the most out of your prosthesis requires equal effort—50% from you, and 50% from your Prosthetist. Minor problems may occur from time to time, but communication and proper maintenance go a long way. Here are some tips on how to improve your outcome as a prosthetic user.

An amputee working to improve his prosthetic outcome.

10 Ways to Improve Your Prosthetic Outcome

Getting the most out of your prosthesis requires equal effort—50% from you,...

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For amputees, the benefits of exercise go beyond weight management and keeping health concerns at bay. It is the cure to many of the most common physical issues, such as being off balance, aching hips and backs, and a feeling that residual limbs are not robust enough to support your body weight. Simply put, regular exercise helps the body become stronger, allowing anyone to live as comfortably as possible. 

amputee warming up for exercise

3 Exercises That Solve Common Physical Issues

The virtues of exercise have long been extolled not only by the...

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Falling is an entirely common occurrence that happens when the brain believes that the body finally reached flat ground, making that last step seem unnecessary. This is the same kind of mind-body miscommunication that takes place after an amputation, which then results in falls. Until prosthetic limbs become uber smart and have sensations letting the brain know where they are in space relative to the rest of your body, numerous falls are a fact of life.

Using an Ottobock computer leg this bilateral amputee is able to lessen the risk of falls.

How-to Prevent and Handle Falls After an Amputation

At one point or another, we’ve all caught our toe or almost...

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