Archive for July, 2016

Lawn Mowers and Children: What You Need to Know to Keep Them Safe

Posted on: July 5th, 2016 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

Lawn safety is an issue few practice, but affects many. Unfortunately, roughly 600 children in the United States lose a limb due to lawnmower accidents. Learn how to keep your children safe during this routine chore with these simple tips, courtesy of Premier Prosthetics. Don’t leave the mower running unattended. Shut off the engine if […]

Keeping the Unthinkable From Happening

Posted on: July 4th, 2016 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

While the Fourth of July has already come and gone, you’re probably still hearing the crackle and pop of fireworks nearby. These exciting and colorful explosions signify the independence of our nation and should always be used with caution. Improper use of fireworks can cause you to lose a limb or more. This summer season […]

Yes, You Can Ride Your Bicycle After Amputation

Posted on: July 2nd, 2016 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

There’s nothing quite like hitting the trails in the summer. Whether you have one prosthesis or multiple prostheses, you can take advantage of these helpful tips to get you riding again. Upper Extremity Prosthesis With certain modifications, those using an upper extremity prosthesis should be able to ride a bike again. There are customizable sockets […]