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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Your Skin's Barrier: Why it's such a big deal!

June 14, 2018

As an amputee, one thing you need to know but may not always come first on your list of priorities is caring for the skin of your residual limb. The skin barrier of an amputee’s residual limb is prone to damage especially when you wear your prosthesis. The shape of your limb changes depending on the weather, your level of activity, your diet an...

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