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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VitalFitSR, The First Preventative Skin Care System for Individuals with Limb Loss and At-Risk Skin, Launches Dermatologist-developed skin care system addresses the needs and challenges of individuals wearing prosthetics, orthotics and those with dysvascular/neuropathy issues New skin care system from VitalFitSR for prosthetic users "It is unfortunate that those with...
The care and prevention of skin issues may not get as much attention in orthotics as in prosthetics, but such issues can significantly affect patient outcomes. Here, lower extremity experts share the tips and tricks they use to manage dermatological challenges related to orthotic devices.