Archive for April, 2016

How to Protect Your Prosthesis from April Showers

Posted on: April 6th, 2016 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

May flowers aren’t the only thing these April showers bring. For those that wear a prosthesis daily, sudden rainstorms can bring a flood of questions about the well-being of your device in water. Unless outfitted with sensitive electronic components, your prosthesis won’t receive enduring damage from a little splash as you dash across a wet […]

Spring Cleaning Your Prosthesis or Orthosis

Posted on: April 6th, 2016 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

Your closets are purged, your car is vacuumed, and your kitchen cupboards have never looked neater. It’s spring cleaning season, baby! Extend the same TLC to your prosthesis and its accessories to prevent or remedy a variety of issues like foul odors, skin irritations and infections, and increased need (and cost) for replacements. Follow these […]

Top 10 Ways to Destress Before Summer

Posted on: April 6th, 2016 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

Summer is packed with the finer things in life: warm evening walks, grilling and gardening, sprawling out in the sun. Residual stress from the winter and anxieties about the present, however, can block your appreciation of the happiest season. Send your springtime stressors packing with these helpful tips for easing anxiety: Get crafty. Whether you […]

How to Enjoy the Great Outdoors as a New Amputee

Posted on: April 6th, 2016 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

As the temperature outside increases, so do the opportunities for fresh-air leisure after a winter cooped up inside. If you’re new to your prosthesis, don’t think that you have to give the beautiful weather a pass this year. With some practice, a couple of adaptations, and pure determination, your friends at Premier Prosthetic can help you […]