Monthly Archives January 2018

Prosthetic Service and Care

Custom prosthetic leg

Today in the United States, there are 1.9 million people living with the loss of limb. Each year 185,000 people undergo an amputation, and by 2050 an estimated 3.6 million Americans will be amputees. To meet the needs these realities pose there have been amazing developments in the technology and development of prosthetic limbs and other orthotics, and in prosthetic service. Every year custom prosthetics improve, and there are advances in prosthetic service that allow users to do more with their artificial limbs. To get the most from them, thought, they must be cared for well. Here are five tips for getting the most from your prosthetic limbs:

Cleanliness is Essential

One of the downsides of any