For people with foot problems, the consequences can range from minor pain to severe complications. Specialized care, including custom orthopedic shoes and orthotics, can keep these ailments under control.
After you’ve lost a leg, a bit of hosiery might not seem like a crucial step toward independence—especially compared to the sophisticated technology of modern prosthetics for amputees. Without shrinker socks, fitting and ultimately wearing prosthetics would be much more challenging.
If your child seems to drag one or both of his or her feet while walking, foot drop may be to blame. Fortunately, with early detection and treatment, foot drop can be successfully treated in most young patients.
To understand how microprocessor prosthetics work, it is important to understand the bodily systems they are programmed to imitate- and why patients struggling with other types of prosthetics needed this new innovation.
Custom prostheses are helping patients overcome injuries and achieve their goals. These people have gone on to fulfill their ambitions and become both celebrities and role models.
The loss of a limb does not equate to the loss of a fulfilling life. Horton’s Orthotics & Prosthetics in Arkansas makes custom amputee prosthetics to help patients live without limitations and pursue their life goals. Get inspired by these 5 stories of people who continue to do what they love with the help of amputee prosthetics.
Remember – your prosthetic will be ready about two weeks AFTER your insurance approves your claim. We can’t begin production until your insurance has approved your prosthetic. We know how frustrating the wait can be, and we do everything in our power to make sure that your prosthetic gets to you as soon as humanly possible. Thank you for your understanding and patience.