Lower Extremity Prostheses
The loss of a lower limb can significantly alter a person’s mobility. At Adaptive Prosthetics & Orthotics, our experienced staff is here to work with you to restore that mobility through the use of state-of-the-art prosthetic devices.
Facing limb loss can be overwhelming. Consulting with an experienced prosthesist at Adaptive Prosthetics & Orthotics can provide you with answers to many of the questions you may have. We can provide you with these lower extremity prostheses:
- Below Knee
- (Transtibial) Symes
- Above Knee (Transfemoral)
- Knee Disarticulation
- Partial Foot Prostheses
There are nearly 2 million people living with limb loss in the United States. Among this group, the main causes are vascular disease (54%) – including diabetes and peripheral arterial disease – trauma (45%), and cancer (less than 2%). Nearly 185,000 amputations occur in the United States each year. For those in this group, the most important goal is to regain mobility. Whatever the reason for your need for a prosthesis, our team of certified professionals at Adaptive Prosthetics & Orthotics can help get you on the road to recovery.
Upper Extremity Prostheses
The loss of an upper limb is the loss of a significant tool for daily living. Our experienced staff at Adaptive Prosthetics & Orthotics is here to focus on the unique needs of each individual through the use of the most recent technology.
Each experience of limb loss is different. At Adaptive Prosthetics & Orthotics we are here to assist you in regaining function as well as a positive outlook. We can assist you with these upper extremity prostheses:
- Shoulder Disarticulation
- Elbow Disarticulation
- Wrist Disarticulation
- Oartial Hand
There are nearly 2 million people living with limb loss in the United States. Upper limb loss most frequently occurs due to traumatic injury rather than disease.
People with upper limb loss often have to relearn the simplest everyday tasks and other skills such as handwriting and cooking. Whatever the reason for your loss, our team of certified professionals at Adaptive Prosthetics & Orthotics can help get you on the road to recovery.
From breast forms and post-surgical garments recommended immediately after surgery to the most comfortable and attractive prosthesis and mastectomy bras to wear after your recovery, Adaptive offers a variety of forms to suit each woman’s unique needs. Our experienced staff will work with you to determine the ideal solution to your personal needs.
Some of the options available include: silicone and leisure breast forms, partial or shell breast prostheses, and a wardrobe of choices of comfortable pocketed mastectomy garment and bra styles that keep a breast form or shaper securely in place for enjoying life after recovery.
Shelley Blanchard, CFm is an experienced mastectomy fitter who can help you find the garments you need for your new shape.
Call today and schedule an appointment.