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An athletic lifestyle as an amputee is no different

Were you once an avid athlete prior to an amputation? Losing a limb is difficult for every amputee but it can be especially frustrating for those who previously played sports. Being unable to compete in sporting activities can seem discouraging. However, just because you have a prosthesis does not mean that you have to stop participating. With the proper sport prosthesis designed for the specific activity, you want to do you can get right back in the game. There are a variety of sport-specific prosthetics that can help every amputee continue participating in athletic activities. There are many famous athletes with prosthetics. Read on to find out which prosthesis is right for you.

 

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Tips for parents of pediatric orthotic patients

When you have a child in need of an ankle-foot orthosis or AFO, it can be stressful trying to choose the best style and fit.  That is where we come in.  Our orthotist will help you and your child feel at ease from ordering to wearing pediatric orthotics.  At your appointment, we will do a variety of things to achieve the proper fit, function, and style.

 

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Steps to Creating a Custom Prosthesis

Every patient’s amputation situation is unique. All prosthetic limbs are custom fitted to meet each patient’s specific needs and lifestyle. There are many important steps from beginning to end that will ensure a comfortable fit.

 

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