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Staying Active During Coronavirus

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  Maintaining an active lifestyle when forced indoors can be a challenge. However, staying fit is essential for a healthy mind and body. Just 30 minutes of aerobic activity a day can lead to a longer life. If 30 minutes at one time is too much, break things up into smaller time blocks—(2)-15 min activities… Read more »

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COVID-19—What amputees need to know

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  We know many of you are trying to understand what COVID-19 means for you as an amputee. Though the information available on this pandemic changes daily, we want to do our part to ensure your health and well-being by providing resources to help you better understand it. As an amputee, am I at risk?… Read more »

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Financial Assistance for Amputee Prosthetics

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  For many amputees, a prosthesis restores the hope for mobility and quality of life. Unfortunately, a lack of insurance and high co-pays or deductibles leave many with limb loss or limb difference unable to afford one. Understanding the cost and ways to finance your prosthesis is vital to keeping your emotional and financial stress… Read more »

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Service Dogs for Amputees

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  While there are many different kinds of service animals, service dogs, in particular, have a long history of providing various forms of support for those with disabilities, including limb-loss or limb-difference. The loss of a limb often creates challenges that require modifications to your everyday routine. However, a trained service dog can make daily… Read more »

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How Long Will My Prosthetic Leg Last?

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  As a new prosthetic leg user, you may be wondering how long you can expect your prosthesis to last. The lifespan of a prosthesis is going to be different for everyone, but most last an average of three years. At Innovative Prosthetics, we will work with you closely to get the most out of… Read more »

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What is an Amputee Peer Visit

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  At Innovative Prosthetics, we never want to see you go through the amputee journey alone. Living with limb loss or limb difference can lead to depression, isolation, and a whole host of difficult emotions—with or without support. While support from family and friends is irreplaceable, our patients often benefit from meeting and sharing their… Read more »

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Adaptive Sports for Lower Limb Amputees

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Sports are known to have both positive physical and mental benefits. For those experiencing limb loss, remaining active is particularly important to maintaining your well-being. With adaptive sports, you can get back on the court, green, or water. Whether you enjoy doing individual or group activities, there is an adaptive sport for any level of… Read more »

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Driving as an Amputee

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If you have experienced limb loss, you can still retain your independence through driving. Driving as an amputee, like many day-to-day activities, can be done with modification. Modifications are available for almost any vehicle, but the types of vehicles and modifications appropriate for each driver are based entirely on your individual needs and preferences. In… Read more »

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Step By Step: Our Unique Patient Approach

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Consultation You will have a consultation with your personal PCC (Patient Care Coordinator), where you will begin a relationship with Innovative Prosthetics. They will tell you all there is to know about our company and answer any questions you may have. We will gather clinical and personal background information from you. This includes your address,… Read more »

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The 4 Parts of a Prosthesis

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Are you preparing for your first prosthesis? Get to know the various components of a prosthetic leg to better understand how your leg will function as a whole.   The Limb The largest part of the prosthesis is the leg itself, made from a model based on your residual limb and the rest of your… Read more »

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Every prosthesis is unique just like our patients.

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