TAA 008: Making informed decisions as an amputee

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Jun 30 2020 12 mins   1

TAA #008: Making informed decisions as an amputee
Here is a simple guide to making informed decisions as a person affected by limblossMost above-knee amputees know this problem: Finding the right prosthetic knee is not an easy task. For most of us, it means working out the right compromise between our day-to-day needs, our spare time interests, and our ambitions for the next couple of years on the one hand and our health insurance plan or financial means on the other hand. This in itself is already rather complex. Things get even more complicated if we take into account that even the best of knees can only unfold its full potential if mounted under a well-fitting socket, combined with a good foot that suits our activity level.  But what does this actually mean in practice?

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