The first priority is for the amputation wound to heal and for your health to be stabilized. The newly amputated limb is often swollen as a reaction to this major surgery. An elasticised compression sock will be fitted for you to control the swelling. This sock should be comfortable enough to be worn all day… Read more »
Monthly Archives: June 2020
How Will I Pay For a Prosthesis?
Most folks are correct in assuming that artificial limbs and related supplies are not inexpensive. In British Columbia, the cost of prosthetic limbs is largely covered under the Ministry of Health’s Pharmacare program. This is the same program which provides financial assistance for prescription medication. It is important to note that Pharmacare may not cover… Read more »
What kind of Prosthesis Will I Get?
There are many different ways to make a prosthesis and there are a variety of prosthetic feet and other functional parts available. Your first prosthesis will like have temporary parts until we can decide together what would be an ideal design for you. Once you are more mobile and used to wearing a prosthesis you… Read more »