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5 Things To Do Before Undergoing Amputation

Posted on: December 15th, 2017 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger No Comments

Undergoing an amputation represents a major change in life. There’s a lot that you will need to prep for both before and after. We’re here to help you before and after the amputation happens. Here are some things to make sure you take care of ahead of time: Ask as many questions as possible You […]

Well-known Amputees

Posted on: December 10th, 2017 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger No Comments

As an amputee, it’s easy to feel left out when it comes to enjoying movies, music and other form of entertainment. However, there are a number of amputee celebrities who, just like you, don’t allow their limb-loss difference to take away their ability to live life to the fullest! Here are a few of them: […]

5 Things To Do Before Undergoing Amputation

Posted on: December 6th, 2017 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger No Comments

Undergoing an amputation represents a major change in life. There’s a lot that you will need to prep for both before and after. At Premier Prosthetics, we’re here to help you before and after the amputation happens. Here are some things to make sure you take care of ahead of time: Ask as many questions […]

8 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Posted on: October 8th, 2017 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

there is no way to completely eliminate your chances of getting cancer, there are some things women can do to decrease their risk:     We’ve all heard that “breast is best” for baby, but it has added benefits for mom as well. By breastfeeding your infant, you also decrease your risk for cancer.   […]

4 Tips to Taking Care of Your Liner And Socket

Posted on: October 1st, 2017 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

Maintaining good liner and socket hygiene is essential to extending the life of your prosthetic device. Since your prosthesis is now an extension of your body, you’ll want to ensure its upkeep on a daily basis. Premier Prosthetics is here with some tips on how take care of the liner and socket: Clean it daily. […]

Tips to Treating Phantom Limb Pain

Posted on: September 17th, 2017 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

Phantom limb pain is thought to be caused by mixed signals from your brain or spinal cord. There is no one way to treat the condition, so finding what works best for you is how you’ll solve your discomfort. These useful treatments have been known to help others, so we hope you will find one […]

3 Common Questions New Amputees Ask

Posted on: August 19th, 2017 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

It’s never easy to adjust to life as an amputee. Even with a phenomenal health care team and an army of friends and family to support you, you will still be faced with many challenges, struggles and questions as you start your journey. Today, Premier Prosthetics is here to clear up three common points of […]

4 Basic Components of Prosthetic Legs

Posted on: August 5th, 2017 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

Prosthetic legs have come a long way in the last hundred years. From having a wooden peg to help you get around to intricate microprocessor knees, we’re truly living in wondrous times. Today, Premier Prosthetics would like to break down the individual parts of a prosthetic leg and help you understand better how all the […]

5 Reasons Why Your Residual Limb Hurts

Posted on: July 21st, 2017 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

It’s expected that anyone who undergoes an amputation will experience pain after the procedure. However, some people experience pain in their residual limb even after they have healed. Here are five reasons why this may be happening to you: Pre-existing condition Health conditions such as diabetes or poor circulation that led to your amputation can […]

3 Stages of Amputee Post-Op Healing

Posted on: July 7th, 2017 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

Undergoing amputation can be a frightening and emotional ordeal. That’s why Premier Prosthetics would like to prepare you by taking you through the steps of what will happen during the healing phase. This time can be divided into three distinct stages, the first one occurring right after surgery and the third one right before you […]