Research & Publications

Your Prosthetic Options for Above Elbow Amputation

The human arm is an amazing design, and it moves in loads of different ways. While a prosthesis can’t replace your natural arm’s complete range of motion, it can be pretty amazing in its own right. Discover the advances and multiple options now available.

Jun 23rd, 2020
Tips for Transitioning Your Child to a Prosthetic

If your child was born missing a limb or has had an amputation, they’ve already experienced more than enough grief and pain. But their prosthesis journey doesn’t have to add to it. Here’s how to ease the way into life with a prosthetic limb.

May 20th, 2020
Resume Your Active Lifestyle with Prosthetics

Losing a limb doesn’t have to stop you from doing the things you love in life. In fact, in a matter of months, you can get right back to sports and other activities that keep you healthy and happy. Here’s how.

Feb 19th, 2020
Does My Toddler Need Custom Orthotics?

Childhood is a critical time of growth. Bones get longer and stronger, and, ideally, they follow the right path and pace. When they don’t, there’s a way to help. Find out why your toddler might need custom orthotics.

Feb 1st, 2020
Therapeutic Shoes: A Solution for Diabetic Feet

Your feet need extra care when you’re diabetic, and part of the solution is wearing the right kind of shoes. Therapeutic shoes can help keep your feet healthy and keep them feeling good, too.

Jan 1st, 2020
How common is paralysis?

About two percent of Americans have some form of paralysis, originating from injury or illness. Most of them have some form of nerve-related issue, preventing communication from the brain to the muscles, but sometimes, the muscles themselves fail.

Oct 1st, 2019
10 Strengthening Exercises for Below-Knee Amputation

If you’ve lost the lower part of your leg, strengthening the remaining muscles, as well as your support muscles, can make a huge difference in how you fare. To get you started, here are 10 exercises designed to keep you moving.

Aug 1st, 2019
Recognizing the Signs of Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)

One in 20 Americans over age 50 has peripheral vascular disease, a serious condition that can increase your chances of suffering a stroke, heart attack, or other health complications. Read on to find out what it is and who is at risk?

Jul 2nd, 2019