2020

What New Arm Amputees Need To Know About Prosthetics

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If you recently had an arm amputated or are about to have such a surgery, then you surely have a lot on your mind. One thing you are probably thinking about is prosthetics. In all the mayhem of your injury and surgery, you may not have had much time to discuss prosthetics with your surgeon and care team yet. That is certainly a conversation you want to have, but in the meantime, here are the basics you should know.…

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How Athletes Can Benefit From Sports Medicine

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As an athlete, you’re constantly pushing your body to the limit to achieve greatness. This can leave you susceptible to injury. Fortunately, sports medicine exists. Taking advantage of it can benefit your athletic pursuits in many impactful ways. Thorough Injury Assessment If you do get injured playing a sport, it’s important that you figure out exactly what’s wrong so that you can get on the right treatment plan. Sports medicine can help in this regard by providing a thorough injury assessment.…

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Signs You Need To Be Fitted For A New Prosthetic Limb

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Close to one percent of the American population — or just over two million people — has some form of limb loss. With modern advancements in science, medicine, and technology, a grand majority of limbs lost cab be replaced with a prosthetic, or artificial limb. A prosthesis can last for many years, although there are instances in which one would need to be replaced. As a person who wears an artificial limb, it’s important that you know the signs that you’ve outgrown your current prosthetic fitting so you get the best quality of life possible.…

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