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Which Molding Process is Right for You?

Custom-molded prosthetics and orthotics can make a world of difference for individuals in need. Unlike traditional prosthetics, which are mass-produced and one-size-fits-all, custom prosthetics are designed to fit each patient’s unique needs.With prosthetics and orthotics, the importance of patient ... Read More

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What to Expect: The Months After Amputation Surgery

The first few weeks after amputation surgery are crucial for rest and healing. As the individual begins to heal, they will be introduced to physical therapy and rehabilitation. Recovery can be challenging, but with support, progress can be made, and adaptation to a new reality can occur. It's ... Read More

A-Z Guide of How to Care for Prosthetics

A-Z Guide of How to Care for Prosthetics

After an amputation, a prosthetic device, or prosthesis, can help you regain mobility and independence in your daily activities. Learning to use a prosthesis correctly and how to care for it can ensure that it lasts longer and that it stays as comfortable and useful as possible. Here’s a list of the ... Read More

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A.B.L.E.: Benefits of Joining an Amputee Support Group

Despite much training and care, your doctors, family members, friends, and even therapists may not fully understand your feelings after an amputation. To them, you are coping well — especially after getting a prosthesis.  However, there are challenges that only fellow amputees and amputee support ... Read More

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Fashion Guide to Shopping With a Scoliosis Brace

When it comes to hitting the mall for new clothes, young women with scoliosis want to be on trend just as much as their friends do. But don’t despair -- fun, flattering clothes are out there, and shopping can be fun once you learn a few basics! Between the way in which your body may be developing ... Read More