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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4 Prosthetic Options for Enjoying the Pool this Summer

August 09, 2018

We're often asked if sleeves can keep water from seeping through your socket and sadly, the answer is no—chlorine can ruin your prosthetic along with its accessories. If you're a lower limb amputee looking to go for a dip in the pool this summer, you came to the right place! There are several options available, so you can beat the heat and spen...

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