Archive for May, 2017

I Woke Up and My Prosthesis Doesn’t Fit – Now What?

Posted on: May 13th, 2017 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

As a new amputee, you will face a number of hurdles when it comes to learning how to use your prosthesis. One of the more common problems is waking up to find that it no longer fits as well as it did the day before. Don’t panic—we’ve seen this before, and can help. Here are […]

Diabetes and Amputation: What You Should Know

Posted on: May 6th, 2017 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

In 2010, 73,000 people over the age of 20 underwent amputation due to complications from diabetes. If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, foot care and proper management of your blood sugar levels can significantly reduce your chances of having an amputation in the lower leg, foot or toes. By following the foot care instructions […]