Archive for December, 2015

Using S.M.A.R.T. Techniques to Stick to New Year’s Resolutions in 2016

Posted on: December 1st, 2015 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

When 1 in 3 resolution makers ditch their promise by the end of January, the idea of sticking to all your goals from start to finish seems a little laughable. When the going gets tough, the tough get neglectful. That’s why Premier Prosthetics challenges you to pick just one goal from the top of your […]

Holiday Gatherings with Your New Brace or Prosthesis

Posted on: December 1st, 2015 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

You can’t think “holidays” without thinking “family gatherings.” It’s a time to reconnect after a year apart, sharing old traditions and making new. Family gatherings, however, are also linked with another word: chaos. Pack dozens of people of all ages into one house, and the energy is endless. Juggling an injury or assistive equipment with […]

New Prosthetic Leg Users: 7 Tips to Life as an Amputee

Posted on: December 1st, 2015 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

You’ve poured over pamphlets and taken notes on every instruction from your physical therapist. After all, when you’re new to prosthetics, you want to arm yourself with as much information as you can. There are some smaller details, however, that you’ll simply pick up on your own as you go. Consider a couple little-known facts […]

Pedorthists Share What Goes Into Shoe Orthotics

Posted on: December 1st, 2015 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

If you nurse painful knees, swollen ankles, or aches in your Achilles, your first line of defense is probably over-the-counter shoe orthotics. But what if the pair you picked up from the drugstore just isn’t cutting it? Custom shoe orthotics may be your next step. At Premier Prosthetics, we create shoe orthotics tailor-made to your […]