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How to Use Strength and Posture to Reduce Amputee Lower Back Pain

How to Use Strength and Posture to Reduce Amputee Lower Back Pain
Amputations affect how you move and use your muscles. Consequently, between 52 to 89 percent of lower limb amputees and 52 percent of upper limb amputees experience lower back pain. That pain interferes with physical and emotional health and the ability to enjoy family and friends...

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How to Build an At-Home Exercise Routine to Maintain the Fit (and comfort) of Your Prosthesis

How to Build an At-Home Exercise Routine to Maintain the Fit (and comfort) of Your Prosthesis

Your activity level may go down for reasons out of your control like seasonal weather changes, illness, or mandated stay-at-home restrictions. Prolonged inactivity can alter the fit of your prosthesis, which can limit mobility until you’ve gotten it refit. An at-home exercise routine can help maintain your strength, the fit of your prosthesis, and overall independence.

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