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Wound Care and Infection Prevention in Your Residual Limb

An infection can be a serious complication that occurs in a large number of prosthetic users. It is reported that approximately 20-41% of prosthesis wearers wil...

Prosthetic Device Proper Fit

A prosthetic device (sometimes called a prosthesis) can help an individual who has lost a leg, arm, or appendage take part in their every day routine. With the ...

Residual Limb Care and Hygiene Post-Amputation

If you have open wounds, please speak with your surgeon before washing and applying lotion. Check skin often โ€“ Skin should be monitored for changes. Increases...

Post-Operative Fall Safety

Following a lower extremity amputation, there is a long learning curve to perform basic tasks and regain function and mobility. It can take several months to ga...

Seven Things to Know for New Lower Extremity Amputees

An amputation, whether planned or not, is a physical, mental and emotional loss, one that requires time to adjust. A wide range of emotions occur while undergoi...

Residual Limb Volume Management for Prosthetic Users

As a new amputee, your limb will experience many significant changes throughout the day and over time. The amount of daily change is greater if you have related...

Skin Observation Guidelines for Prosthetic Users

For individuals with limb loss, maintaining the integrity of your skin is vital to health and wellness. Your new prosthesis is an important new part of your bod...

Skincare and Hygiene with Your Prosthesis

Proper skin care practices are essential when wearing a prosthesis. The liner and prosthesis creates a closed environment for your skin. Special attention to yo...

Regardless of Adversity | POSI Patient Reaches High and Defies the Odds

REGARDLESS OF ADVERSITY | ONE PROSTHETIC ORTHOTIC SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL PATIENT REACHES HIGH AND DEFIES THE ODDS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARLTON, NJ, DECEMBER 5...

Jean's Prosthetics Story - Artificial Limb

Artificial Limb Experts have a wealth of information when facing decisions about amputee and artificial limb care, but hearing from real prosthetics patients ab...

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