Blog

Would You Like To Have Your Run Back?

Custom-made-prosthesisLosing a limb is traumatic for anybody who goes through the experience, but it is especially traumatic for athletes and other individuals who rely on the lost limb(s) for their sense of purpose and identity. Think of a sprinter, for instance, who’s lost a leg. In that moment, as that sprinter, you might feel like your career and purpose are lost.

 

 

The good news: With the help of orthotics and prosthetics practitioners you can get your running days back.

Your Journey To Permanent Prosthesis

Permanent ProsthesisIf you are about to go through an amputation, or have already, you may be wondering about the prosthetics you’ll be fitting. This is likely a traumatic time for you, and further worries about the future are not helpful. So in this article we are going to help set your mind at ease with a simple, brief explanation of your journey to permanent prosthesis.

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month: Caring for CP Patients

Cerebral Palsy AwarenessWhat is Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral Palsy refers to a brain injury diagnosed in children before the age of three. It is generally not a progressive injury and the condition will not worsen over time but is unlikely to improve either. It can be difficult to care for a child with cerebral palsy, especially as they grow older and require different levels of care.

The Importance of a Custom-made Prosthesis

Custom-made ProsthesisTechnology is developing at an astronomical rate, and prosthetic doctors in Pretoria are constantly improving to keep up with trends and provide the best possible care for patients. These days a qualified prosthetist can, with the correct tools and enough time, provide you with a custom-made prosthesis that is perfect for you, no matter the limb being replaced.