Foot problems and injuries are extremely common, and are the cause of daily discomfort for many people. However, these problems are well-documented and there are ways to ease or cure them. At Meintjes & Neethling we use the RS foot scan insoles to treat the following foot problems in patients of all ages.
Prostheses (socks, liners and sockets) are a literal extension of your body and should be taken care of the way the rest of your body is. Ensuring your prosthetic is clean should be as much a part of your routine as brushing your teeth. By doing so you are making sure they last as long as possible and that you are from head to prosthetic toe.
Travelling is an exciting experience, and it requires substantial planning and preparation. You need to plan travel routes, destinations and what luggage needs to go with you. As challenging as this process can be for able bodied people it becomes even more daunting when travelling with people with cerebral palsy.
Within the upper limb prosthesescategories, you get cosmetic prostheses, body-powered prostheses and battery-powered prostheses. All of these options have their pros and cons when it comes to choosing which custom-made prosthesis will best suit your lifestyle and your needs.
Hips, knees, ankles and feet: these form the basis of your mobility. If one of these parts is injured or weakened by something you will surely become aware of the problem.