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Advancements in Prosthetics – The Journey – Part 04

My, life’s going to be just like it was. I’m, uh, going to play golf and I’m going to work on my little old farm. That’s all I need, be with my wife and go dancing. When I finished my surgery I looked down… and I said, “Uh-oh, what are you going to do now […]

BiLateral amputee Brandon describes Fourroux Prosthetics [2]

BiLateral amputee Brandon describes Fourroux Prosthetics [2]

It’s not that Fourroux does one thing better than everybody else. They do everything well. And from the time you walk into the door, you just realize, that this is a different experience. If it’s a new patient a new patient, it’s just like, “Oh this must be how it is everywhere.” But when patients […]

Fourroux Prosthetics Memphis Amputee Kay Shares Her Experience with Fourroux

Fourroux Prosthetics Memphis Amputee Kay Shares Her Experience with Fourroux

At first I- I wasn’t going to have an amputation. I had battled with this for I guess it was over a year, trying to get well with this foot. And it, you know, my doctor kept saying you’re going to have to be amputated. You’re going to have to be amputated. And I was […]

Fourroux Prosthetics is Raising the Bar for Amputees

Fourroux Prosthetics is Raising the Bar for Amputees

We are Fourroux Prosthetics. And for half a century, we’ve been raising the bar for amputees. We raise it by involving our patients in their care. By listening to their dreams, then finding ways to make them become real. We raise the bar by embracing leading edge technologies for faster delivery of superior quality prosthetics. […]

A Prosthetic Limb Innovation

A Prosthetic Limb Innovation

and the sound we hear is when the valves close. – Next up, we want to share a really cool innovation in medicine with you. One of the biggest benefits of medical advancements is how they can change daily life for those who make use of them. The technology we’re checking out today is doing […]

AmputeeOT: Liner Primer! All about liners for prosthetic legs

Hi guys! This is Christina, the Amputee OT. In this video, I’m going to be talking about liners for your prosthetic leg. I only have a few examples of the wide wide variety of liners that are available for people with lower extremity amputations who wear prosthetics. To be honest, there are a TON of […]

Prosthetic gait training – Improvement of core stability and stance phase | Ottobock

Prosthetic gait training – Improvement of core stability and stance phase The following exercises are suitable for these prosthetic knee joints. Apart from that, always consider the user’s physical condition. Franziska and Gerhard show a few simple but effective exercises to improve stance phase. A good stance phase is the basis for a secure gait. […]

AmputeeOT: How it feels to walk in a prosthetic leg

AmputeeOT: How it feels to walk in a prosthetic leg

Hello, this is Christina the Amputee OT. In this video I am going to talk about what it feels like to wear a prosthetic. Greta come here! Up! Up! Good girl. It’s actually really hard to describe exactly what it feels like to walk on a prosthetic leg. It’s probably kind of like trying to […]

AmputeeOT Does The ICE SOCKET CHALLENGE

AmputeeOT Does The ICE SOCKET CHALLENGE

Hi everybody- This is Christina the Amputee OT and I was challenged to take the Ice Bucket Challenge If you don’t know, the Ice Bucket Challenge is a challenge to raise awareness for ALS. ALS, better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease is a neurodegenerative disease. I’m an occupational therapist so I know several people who […]