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Good office setup.

Started by Adam Williams in General Feb 17. 0 Replies

I became a left AKA in late 2019 due to trauma.  I do not have a prosthetic and will not work on getting one till COVID tapers off more.  I am wrapping my stump and using a shrinker.  I use a mix of a wheelchair and crutches.  I ended up becoming a…Continue

Be Careful Out There

Started by Ken Biddle in General Feb 16. 0 Replies

I am a LAKA and at the end of October I had my right knee replaced. It was done late in the afternoon and I stayed overnight. It is now an outpatient procedure. I passed the PT test the next morning including up and down 4 steps so I was released. I…Continue

Control Ottobock App with Siri

Started by frank blackston in General Jan 16. 0 Replies

hi everyone, curious if anyone has any luck controlling the Ottobock Cockpit app with Siri. sometimes I have to switch modes a lot and pulling the phone out, pulling up the app, switching modes, etc can add up. Its a first world problem, I know. And…Continue

Looking for male amputees near me

Started by Jeff Lamson in General. Last reply by Geoffrey Gardner Feb 9. 2 Replies

HiMy name is Jeff and I just had BKA done on 12/30/20.  I am looking for men who have had the same thing done and can help me & my family through this new journey.  I live in Bay Village, OH, which is suburb of Cleveland, OH.  Please email me at…Continue

Greetings!

Started by Cody Bright in General. Last reply by Dixie Jan 24. 2 Replies

My name is Cody and I've been a bilateral amputee (missing right arm and pieces of both legs/feet) since June 2016. Physically there is nothing i can't do in my eyes, but mentally I've fallen into a really deep hole and I'm hoping this community can…Continue

Snowboarding with MPK?

Started by frank blackston in Health and Exercise. Last reply by Carrie Davis Dec 2, 2020. 1 Reply

Hi everyone. new amp as of April 2019. I am ready to get back on the snow this year! To that end, I didnt know if I could use my C-Leg to snowboard. I know my prosthetist would need to put in 'mode' for this. Has anyone tried this? and if so, what…Continue

Tags: c-leg, snowboard

How has COVID-19 impacted YOU?

Started by Kyle Leister in General Nov 19, 2020. 0 Replies

During COVID-19 restrictions, many individuals with amputation may have been unable to access care, resulting in stress and anxiety. Our research group at Syracuse University is conducting a study aimed at investigating the impact of…Continue

Tags: Survey, Health, Activity/Mental, Physical, COVID-19

Adaptive Sport Programs in Riverside County, California

Started by Michael Rosenkrantz in General Nov 16, 2020. 0 Replies

Come and join Palms to Pines Parasports and Desert Recreation District and the City of Riverside in playing sports.  Contact me at pppmiker@palmstopinesparasports.org for more information or go to our website palmstopinesparasports.orgContinue

Tags: Riverside, County, Group, Support, Sports

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Good office setup.

I became a left AKA in late 2019 due to trauma.  I do not have a prosthetic and will not work on getting one till COVID tapers off more.  I am wrapping my stump and using a shrinker.  I use a mix of a wheelchair and crutches.  I ended up becoming a…See More
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