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Get Rid Of Problems With Your Prosthetic Leg

By Carey Bunch, CPO/L , Prosthetist If you’re suffering from problems with your prosthetic leg, chances are you’re suffering from a poor fit. There are two major problems that lead to poor fit, but the solution to both is almost the same. Whether you’re battling a poor initial fit or you’re fighting parts that need […]

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What everyone should Know About Prosthetic Legs

By Carey Bunch, CPO/L , Prosthetist Amputation and prosthetic limbs are common enough that the average person is likely familiar with them on some level, but rare enough that most people have many questions and misunderstandings to clear up when faced with the prospect of requiring a prosthesis for the first time. Here are five […]

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Why Your Prosthetic Isn’t Cutting it (And How You Can Fix It)

By Carey Bunch, CPO/L , Prosthetist Feeling limited by or suffering physical pain is unfortunately all too common with a prosthesis. Many people suffer with poor fit or a reduced activity level, because they feel like there’s nothing that can be done. If you feel like your prosthetic isn’t up to par, no matter what […]

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 4 warning signs you’re ready to replace your prosthetic

By Carey Bunch, CPO/L, Prosthetist How do you know when it is time to replace your prosthesis? There are general rules of thumb, but the bottom line is to replace it whenever you’re having issues that a simple adjustment can’t correct or when the prosthesis seems to be limiting your level of activity. There are […]

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Why Your Prosthetic is Missing the Mark (And How You Can Fix It)

By Carey Bunch, CPO/L, Prosthetist/ Orthotist The key ingredient to a good relationship with your prosthesis is a good fit. A poorly fitting prosthetic limb will quickly drain your energy and can lead to a great deal of pain. There are several areas of particular concern when it comes to ensuring a proper fit. Reasons […]

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Back to the Basics: Is it time to replace your prosthetic?

When it comes to prosthetic legs, one of the frequently asked questions is when to replace a prosthetic. In general, it doesn’t take long before the question comes up—how long will my prosthetic last? The general rule of thumb is anywhere from a few months to about 3 years, but this depends on several factors […]

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Vitality Restored: The Science of Prosthetic Patient Care

By Carey Bunch/ CPO/L Prosthetist/Orthotist I had a choice to make: Did I want to design things, build things, and develop new technology? Or did I want to go into the medical field and help people? My two interests were leading me in opposite directions . . . until I discovered the field of prosthetics. […]

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