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Amputation Prevention in Diabetics – Are Custom Orthotics Key?
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Amputation Prevention in Diabetics – Are Custom Orthotics Key?

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you are undoubtedly aware of the complications that can arise to interfere with your daily life — including lower limb amputation. Do you know how high the risk of amputation is in people with diabetes? According to the American Diabetes Association, a person loses a limb due to...

After an Amputation, What Is Life Like With a Lower Limb Prosthesis?
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After an Amputation, What Is Life Like With a Lower Limb Prosthesis?

After a lower limp amputation, a prosthesis can help you live life to the fullest if you stay active and utilize the help of your prosthetist. Lower limb prosthetics for amputees open up a new world to those that wear them. A high-quality prosthesis can provide functionality, maneuverability, and, most of all, hope. The post-amputation process comes...