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How to best handle muscular atrophy of a geriatric ak amputee's stump when not wearing the artificial le?
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Dr. Clive Segil
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Exercises
Walk with the artifical leg.

In brief: Exercises
Walk with the artifical leg.
Dr. Clive Segil
Dr. Clive Segil
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Dr. Marlis Gonzalez-fernandez
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Shrinker
Atrophy and shrinkage of stump is normal after amputation and continues for many years.
It is more common to have changes in size due to fluid accumulation. Wearing a shrinker sock (elastic sock) can help maintain the size of the stump more stable.

In brief: Shrinker
Atrophy and shrinkage of stump is normal after amputation and continues for many years.
It is more common to have changes in size due to fluid accumulation. Wearing a shrinker sock (elastic sock) can help maintain the size of the stump more stable.
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez-fernandez
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez-fernandez
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