Archive for April, 2017

Tips for Sleeping When You Use a Prosthesis

Posted on: April 22nd, 2017 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

You know the power of a good night’s sleep, but 40 percent of Americans say they don’t get enough! While this can be remedied by practicing good sleep habits, as an amputee, you may need to take some additional measures.  What you do during your sleep has a huge impact in the way your prostheses […]

3 Reasons Why Diabetes Causes Amputation, and What You Can Do About It

Posted on: April 15th, 2017 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

Diabetes is the number one reason Americans undergo amputation. This disease can cause nerve damage, ulcers, infections and other foot-related ailments that can quickly worsen. Those who have experienced limb loss as a result of diabetes are often at risk of experiencing a second amputation as well. Premier Prosthetics is here to help. We’re going […]