Prosthetic Guides

Amputee Life is an informative, researched blog written by medical professionals including amputees and prosthetists.

You’re on a journey to live your best life. And we’re right there with you.

How you feel and how your prosthesis performs affects every single day of your life, which is why you work so hard to perform at your highest level. We’re here to support, guide, and inform you through your journey.  We go into depth, cut through the medical jargon with straightforward, expert-reviewed articles — all designed to help you make the best decisions for yourself and the people you love.

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How Losing Weight Affects Your Prosthesis

May 01, 2018

Gradual weight loss can be remedied with prosthetic supplies, such as thicker gel liners or adding another ply of prosthetic sock. But if you lost a significant amount of weight, your prosthesis can cause discomfort, including friction, a change in gait, and unnecessary physical strain. Read some of the most common issues related to how your pr...

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