by Ali Hussaini It’s a slow march forward. Advancements in technology, orthopedic surgery, 3D printing, and user-initiated support groups are collectively stabilizing the ground and helping people with limb difference provide more vocal, more informed feedback in the prosthetics field. Prosthesis users are increasingly comfortable in communicating their desires (and criticisms) of prosthetic care, and manufacturers and practitioners are...
World-renowned prosthetist Francois Van Der Watt has been helping amputee athletes achieve maximum speed since the Flex-Foot Cheetah was a mere kitten.
An ill-fitting socket can make your life miserable. So can ill-fitting prosthetist. It’s pretty hard to feel comfortable in your device when your practitioner rubs you the wrong way.
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