A prosthetic limb can provide you with invaluable mobility and function, but there is also the potential for problems. A poorly-cared for prosthetic will have a shortened lifespan and may contribute to medical issues with your residual limb.
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.
As an athlete, you already know that wearing a prosthetic limb does not have to hold you back. However, you also know that sports season can bring some unique challenges when it comes to prosthetic care.
Bionic and non-bionic devices have evolved rapidly, ensuring that no matter what type of prosthetic is needed, a sport-focused version is available. Whatever your sport, there is sure to be a specialized prosthetic option to help you play your best game. Athletes seeking sports prosthetics in Arkansas will find a range of options, including upper limb, […]
While advanced prosthetics in Arkansas and elsewhere may seem like a given in modern times, the evolution of functional artificial limbs has its origins in tragedy, determination, and creativity. Archeologists have discovered that the first examples of prosthetics came much earlier than many people might expect. As medical record-keeping became more common, the history of […]
Winter is here and cold temperatures, snow, and ice can make going out and about a challenge for amputees. Proper care is the key to keeping your prosthetic leg functioning at its best through winter’s worst. With winter comes cold, slippery conditions, and the last thing you want is to take your prosthesis for granted. […]
Life throws a lot of challenges at people who are coping with limb loss. Add to that the challenges of adjusting to prosthetics, and the questions can really add up.
Whether you are searching for advanced prosthetics in Arkansas, a support group for amputees or a myriad of other solutions, the right website can be invaluable. We have compiled a list featuring a half-dozen of the very best resources for amputees.
Receiving a new prosthesis is an enormous event in a child’s life, from learning how to care for it, to the complex emotional response it evokes in themselves and in others.
It is important to know that you are not alone when it comes to understanding how pediatric orthotics Arkansas will fit into your child’s world. By undertaking basic research, talking to your child’s prosthetic provider, and breaking down this information into simple pieces for your child, she will soon feel comfortable adapting to her new prosthesis.
With proper knowledge and a bit of planning, you can comfortably wear your prosthesis on the harshest summer days.
Wearing a prosthetic arm or prosthetic leg in the Arkansas heat does not have to be a struggle. With proper planning and a few basic supplies, you can stay clean, dry, and comfortable, even with the summer heat at full throttle. Here are some tips to beat the sweat during the vacation months:
Not surprisingly, we take our mission of providing the best possible pediatric prosthetics in Arkansas very seriously around here. But we also know it is important to take time to find the joy in what prosthetics can bring to a child’s life– as well as to the lives of our furry friends!
Since one of our passions is pediatric prosthetics, we thought you might enjoy sharing with your child these stories of animals who were were able to thrive after some helpful humans gave them new legs, tails, beaks, and even shells. Prepare to smile!
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.