WE BELIEVE IN COLLABORATION BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR CLINICIAN.
READY FOR YOUR FIRST APPOINTMENT?
We’re looking forward to working with you to achieve positive outcomes.
Learn more about what you need to bring and which document you’ll need to prepare for your first visit.
ORTHOTICS WEAR AND CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Maintenance is a critical part of the healing process. Learn more about how to properly wear and care for your prescribed orthosis below.
Supra Malleolar Orthosis Initial Wear Schedule
Because the SMO’s are made of a rigid material, it is important to get used to them gradually. Day 1 - Wear 1 hour on, 1 hour off, 3 times per day Day 2 - Wear 2 hours on, 1 hour off, 3 times per day Day 3 - Wear 3 hours on, 1 hour off, 2 times per day Day 4 - Wear 4...
PROSTHETICS WEAR AND CARE INSTRUCTIONS
A consistent maintenance and care schedule is an important part of moving forward after an amputation. Learn more about how to properly wear and care for your prosthesis below.
Instructions for Wearing Prosthetic Liners
Putting on your prosthetic liner: Turn the liner INSIDE OUT. Place the cup end of the liner against your residual limb with no air bubbles or space. Roll the liner on while keeping the end of the liner flush against your limb. Roll, roll, roll up until the liner is in...
What to Expect the First Year After Amputation
Understanding Prosthetic Socks
Prosthetic socks are worn over the residual limb within a prosthesis. Almost all types of below-knee and Syme’s prostheses are designed to be worn with a sock. Prosthetic socks are available in various materials and thicknesses. They add cushioning, reduce friction...
DOWNLOAD WEAR AND CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Learning from the experiences of others makes it much easier to adjust to life following an amputation. Here are some resources we recommend.
This group is open to anyone who has undergone an amputation, their families, and caregivers. Our mission is to connect and share knowledge, experience, and encouragement.
Join our next meeting to make new friends, ask questions, and find or provide advice and support!
We will meet again in mid-July.
Please join our Facebook Group or check back here for future dates and meeting details.