Archive for March, 2016

Treating Phantom Limb Pain with Essential Oils

Posted on: March 7th, 2016 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

With at least 80 percent of amputees having experienced phantom limb pain at some point in their lives, it is very likely that you will feel this strange sensation as well if you have undergone an amputation.  In addition to feeling the weight of the phantom limb, some amputees experience pain such as heat, tingling […]

Preparing Your Children for Your Upcoming Amputation

Posted on: March 7th, 2016 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

For most individuals, an amputation is a traumatic experience, no matter if it is scheduled or sudden.  We have all seen how amputation takes a toll on a patient both physically and emotionally, but patients sometimes forget how it will affect the rest of the family, especially the kids in the family.  At Premier Prosthetics, […]

Finding the Shoe that Fit Your Child’s Orthotics Braces

Posted on: March 7th, 2016 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

Parents, prepare yourselves – your relationship with your child’s custom orthotics can be one of love and hate. While both you and your orthotist are thrilled that your child has taken their first amazing steps because of the strength and stability provided by these custom orthotics, they may fit with very few colorful, light-up, stylish […]

3 Beginner Exercises for Lower Extremity Amputees

Posted on: March 7th, 2016 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

Going through an amputation is a traumatic experience.  It is painful, physically and emotionally.  Every amputee will tell you that you’ll have good days and bad days, but they’ll also tell you that no matter what, you need to keep moving forward.  At Premier Prosthetics, we want to help you move forward starting today with […]