Custom Limbs: How Are Prosthetics Made?

Each patient who has undergone an amputation is unique, which means that each prosthetic limb must be custom designed and built to fit the patient’s body. The design and production process for prosthetics involves a number of steps to create an effective and functioning artificial limb. Before the ... Read More

How to Manage Phantom Limb Pain With a Prosthesis

Can phantom limb pain really be treated with a prosthesis? Regular prosthesis wear and new innovative myoelectric prosthetic devices appear promising for amputees. Studies estimate that 80% of amputees suffer from phantom limb pain. While phantom limb pain is most commonly experienced following the ... Read More

How Custom Orthopedic Shoes Can Alleviate Your Foot Pain

If you experience foot pain related to a medical condition, recent surgery, or trauma, consult the pedorthists at Horton’s Orthotics & Prosthetics to discover your options for custom orthopedic shoes in Arkansas. Millions of individuals in the United States can and do suffer from chronic or ... Read More