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Amputee Life Blog — Solutions

Here's Why You Might Want to Plan Your Exercise Regimen

Posted by Bryan Potok, CPO on

Do you find yourself motivated to work out with a planned fitness regime or are you more spontaneous? If you belong to the former, you are not alone. A recent study found that those who work out with a plan successfully maintain a healthy lifestyle than those who prefer spontaneous physical activity.

Here's why you might want to plan your exercise regimen

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How to Restore a Discolored Prosthetic Foot Shell

Posted by Bryan Potok, CPO on

A prosthetic foot shell is susceptible to the same environmental factors as other footwear. Over time, your foot shell will become discolored and stained. But there’s a way to restore it to an almost-pristine condition. 

How to clean and removed discoloration from a prosthetic foot shell.

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Nike Releases Its Most Advanced, Self-Tying Shoe – the Adapt BB

Posted by Bryan Potok, CPO on

It’s been 30 years since Nike designer Tinker Hatfield introduced the company’s vision for self-tying shoes in “Back to the Future II;” it’s been three years since the company released the Hyperadapt 1.0, the first real-world iteration of the futuristic vision. This year, Nike unveiled its most advanced shoe yet – the Adapt BB. 

Nike releases its most advanced, self-tying shoe yet--the Adapt BB

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What to Do When Your Prosthetist Doesn't Seem to Care

Posted by Bryan Potok, CPO on

It’s not just in your head. When prosthetistsor physiciansfail to show compassion, it can impact their patients’ physical outcome and mental health. 

Here are some easy tips on how to help your prosthetist stop multitasking.

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Prosthetic Comfort: The Effect of Residual Limb Stability

Posted by Bryan Potok, CPO on

Let us begin by stating this: Residual limb stability is directly related to your socket comfort. So, how can you achieve stability? This blog post will help you do just that.

A healthy diet can help keep your residual limb at a stable volume.

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