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3 Questions You Should Ask Before A Below Knee Amputation

According to the Amputee Coalition, there are nearly 2 million people living with limb loss in the United States. The main causes for those amputations are vascular disease (54%) – including diabetes and peripheral arterial disease – trauma (45%) and cancer (less than 2%). One of the most common leg amputation points is below the […]

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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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