Approximately 2 million Americans have undergone an amputation. Although the reasons for amputations may vary, what amputees have in common is decreased mobility from limb loss as well as residual limb pain. However, the following advances in orthotics and prosthetics have seen most amputees regain significant mobility following surgery.
When you choose a new doctor or dentist, you likely do quite a bit of homework. You may ask around for recommendations, check reviews, or call in to see what type of customer service you receive. When you are in need of a custom prosthesis, the same careful and critical vetting process should take place. Keep reading to learn what key factors to look for when choosing the best custom prosthetics company and prosthetist for you.
Life after an amputation reflects a new transition—one that comes with inevitable challenges and complicated emotions. However, with the right support network, returning to your optimal self with an artificial limb is possible. At Horton’s Orthotics and Prosthetics, we put patient care first. Let us be a part of the ideal support network for you. Transitioning to life with an artificial limb For most amputees, acquiring a prosthetic device is usually the first step in improving quality of life. To do this, you must research carefully and look for a qualified prosthetist. It is extremely important to choose the right...
Have you ever thought about what life would be like without an arm or a leg? It would make many of your daily routines more difficult and, in some cases, impossible. However, thanks to the amazing world of prosthetics, we can use artificial body parts to regain many of the functions of a missing limb.
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