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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
More difficult: More difficult for several reason, primarily because you have no sensation touching the ground. This is known as proprioception and lack of it affects ... Read More
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Harder: Walking with a prosthesis requires more energy. The amount of energy depends on the level of the amputation. For example, it is much easier to walk ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cuff
24 years experience Vascular Surgery
Orthotics company: You will need a prescription for the appropriate prosthetic based on your amputation level. Then you will need to be assessed and fitted by an orthoti ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
27 years experience Podiatry
Prosthetics: You need to see a licensed prothetist and orthotist in an orthopaedic brace shop to be properly evaluated and fit with prosthetics due to your limb lo ... Read More
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Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
They are custom: Lower extremity prosthetics are modular and custom. The best prosthetic will be the one that allows you to perform the activities you are interested ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cost: This is variable. Would contact the facility or provider to obtain more information about the anticipated cost.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Pregnancy problem : Do you have diabetes type 1 or chronic kidney failure? If yes, pregnancy is possible however many complications can be expected and must be handled by ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
27 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Orthotics...: The use of braces and splints (orthoses) to support and stabilize parts of one's body affected by paralyzed or weakened muscles can play a vital role ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
42 years experience Podiatry
Absolutely! : Absolutely! the feeling of something crawling on his skin and seeing "bugs" is related to the neuropathy that occurs in diabetes. The ringing in the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
Orthitists : Orthitists.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
13 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Can be: Expensive depending on what limb and how high tech the need will be. There is a wide range from the low thousands to the multi thousands
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: If the prosthesis is in good shap it can be reused if the original owner or family have provided for this.
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