Physical therapy can return your level of functioning What about physical therapy can return your level of functioning? Amputation has several phases. If you don’t use the time till your surgery wisely, you miss having a team of specialists ready when you need them. There is no time to prepare if you are involved in…

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Stop Feeling Something is Missing Stop Feeling Part of You is Missing says your significant other. Your prosthesis says Stop Feeling Part of You is Missing. Amputees all face this even after they have felt they are back to doing almost everything they did before their amputation. That feeling of loss can erupt suddenly for…

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An old man walking with a cane On The Joy of Walking Again On the Joy of walking again means the goal of any amputation recovery is to get back on your feet. Frederic Gros wrote a book that reinforced the joy of meandering by describing the way several inspiring philosophers expressed their appreciation of…

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Self-quarantine one leg at a time

Self-quarantine One Leg at a Time   Self-quarantine one leg at a time is now a reality. We are at the beginning of what promises to be a long, pandemic summer. Coronavirus cases are still climbing in nineteen states.  Second, wearing a mask self-quarantining is one of the few ways we have of protecting ourselves…

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Six steps to having a full and active recovery.

Home » Recovery 6 Steps to Having a Full and Active Recovery There are 6 steps to having a full and active recovery. After many souls searching I attribute them to my success in quickly becoming a confident, active, and fully independent single-leg amputee. Each of the five recommendations can be adjusted to fit any…

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Stopping amputee self-sabotage

Home » Recovery Stopping Amputee Self-Sabotage pen and ink drawing of stopping self-sabotage Stopping amputee self-sabotage is something all amputees must face. Recognizing what triggers the 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…

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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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Why do you call yourself disabled

Home » Recovery Why Do You Call Yourself Disabled? Why Do You Call Yourself Disabled? The real question is why do you call yourself disabled? You must do two things before you can honestly answer that question. You must realize the difference between disabled and abled. Not a silly distinction but it is a concrete…

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