Carl Jung quote,"I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become."

Home » Recovery Make Your Bodily Consciousness Grow a New Leg Ask any amputee, and they all will tell you that you can’t grow a new one. The point of this article is that if you wear your prosthesis long enough, your consciousness will accept it as if it was a new leg. A prosthesis…

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Home » Recovery Resolving  Anger About Your Amputation There is really a band calling themselves the “Angry Amputees” and have a Facebook page. Dalty, their lead vocalist is actually an amputee. He had lost both legs and fingers. He started the band to deal with his anger. His ability to resolve it and carry on…

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Amputee painter on his couch frustrated because he is self quarenting

  We are at the beginning of what promises to be a long, pandemic summer. Coronavirus cases are still climbing in nineteen states.  Second, to wearing a mask self-quarantining is one of the few ways we have of protecting ourselves and maintaining control of our lives. As an amputee, if it has been a long…

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Home » Recovery Top Advancements in Prosthetics in 2020   Prosthetics have progressed dramatically in recent years, with many people choosing to move away from the standard NHS provided prosthetics, to highly functioning, technologically advanced limbs. With these types of prosthetics now available on the market, there’s a wide range of options to choose from,…

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Primitive painting of an amputee and his dinosaur

Home » Recovery Amputee Survival in a Pandemic Almost everyone is unusually anxious because of COVID-19. However, being in a constant state of anxiety and stress will not do you any good. After all, stress is known to affect our immune system.  So, what should we do? We can try coping with anxiety and building mental…

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Home » Recovery Stopping Amputee Self-Sabotage Recognizing what triggers destructive amputation recovery self-sabotage is the major focus for anyone who lost a limb. You set a goal for yourself and somehow never reach it. You find yourself back in the same situation no matter how much planning, strategizing, or intention-setting you do. Self-sabotage is repeating…

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Home » Recovery What is Fall Prevention? Identifying places and behaviors that can easily result in a loss of balance is called fall prevention. The more you take control of this process, the more confident you feel about returning to your-pre amputation lifestyle. If you haven’t been taught and warned about the potential harm that…

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Home » Recovery Coping with the Coronavirus Pandemic for Amputees picture of a hand stopping dominos from falling These days, we all have to accept the anxiety inherent in living in the time of the coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19. If there were a way to dispel all anxious feelings, I’d tell you, but there isn’t.…

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Home » Recovery Amputee Store Teleprosthetics During this global pandemic, telehealth is emerging as an effective and sustainable solution to stem the spread of COVID-19. We’re here to address your immediate prosthetic concerns from the comfort and safety of your home. Depending upon where you live in the world, getting your prosthetic concerns answered may…

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