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Does your prosthesis hurt? Are you walking with difficulty?

Berfor we examine the likely causes that lie behind a painful prosthesis, let us first highlight the background details.  While various levels of amputations are carried out, by far, the most common involve: •Below knee (trans tibial)   •Above knee (trans femoral) No matter the amputation level, there is a great deal your dedicated prosthetist can […]

3 important questions you should ask prior to undergoing a lower limb amputation

Statistics show that for every 1 000 people in South Africa there are approximately 1.5 amputees. The main reasons behind why and how amputations occur include: •Vascular disease which covers diabetes and peripheral arterial diseases •Cancer •Trauma In this article we address three important questions you should consider prior to undergoing a lower limb amputation […]