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

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 groups understand. They know firsthand what you are dealing with, and they can offer you a new perspective as you heal. If you are facing amputation or are a new amputee, joining an amputee support group will be extremely helpful as you work toward your recovery. The benefits of joining an amputee support group They...

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How to Choose the Best Prosthetist for YOU!

How to Choose the Best Prosthetist for YOU!

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.

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Returning to Your Optimal Self with an Artificial Limb

Returning to Your Optimal Self with an Artificial Limb

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...

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The Latest Technology Used in Prosthetics and Orthotics

The Latest Technology Used in Prosthetics and Orthotics

The cutting edge technologies supporting prosthetics and orthotics continue to advance, with even more on the horizon. From new techniques in surgery to deeper levels of customizability, this field is rapidly changing to provide improvements in the function of prosthetics and orthotics. Take a look at the latest technologies being used today. New technology used in prosthetics

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