Amputation Support & Info Posts

Prosthetic Feet – POI Community Connect

Prosthetic Feet – POI Community Connect

In this video, Russ and Kelvin of Prosthetic Orthotic Institute (POI) provide an in-depth discussion on different kinds of prosthetic feet, and the criteria and considerations used for selecting the appropriate foot for a patient that needs a prosthesis. To learn more...
Ankle Foot Orthosis Initial Wear Schedule

Ankle Foot Orthosis Initial Wear Schedule

Suggested Wearing Schedule: Your doctor has prescribed an AFO to address a foot and ankle issue. Because the AFO is made of a rigid material, it is important to get used to it gradually. Use the AFO as recommended by your doctor or therapist, and keep all of your...