What Happens if a Patient’s Body Size Changes Due to Weight Loss or Weight Gain?

Weight Loss Weight Gain ProsthesisIf you have a prosthesis, you know the time and care taken in ensuring the socket is exactly the right size and dimension and integrates seamlessly with your residual limb. The fitting of your prosthesis is especially demanding from a technical and anatomical perspective. Consequently, no two are the same; your prosthetic limb is as unique as you are, part of a unique and complex human-device equation.

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Children’s Prosthetic Designs 2015

Next Step takes great pride in making a measurable difference in the lives of young amputees. It is especially rewarding to help a child navigate the prosthetic journey and choose a prosthesis that makes them smile.

Popular Designs

As they grow and discover the world, children also develop distinct tastes for the latest cartoons, characters, and sports teams. These kids keep us up to date on current trends by the designs they choose for their prosthetic arms and legs. Some of our “Next Step Kids” even tap into their own active imaginations. No matter what they choose, our pediatric prosthetic designs are up to the challenge! Continue reading “Children’s Prosthetic Designs 2015”