Permanent prosthesis has come a long way since its earliest inceptions traced as far back as Ancient Egypt. It has evolved in its application, technology and the way cultures have embraced the art of prosthetics.
Losing a limb is a traumatic experience that sends people through the stages of grief, much like those when losing a loved one. Though this grieving process is both healthy and necessary there is light at the end of the tunnel. With permanent prosthesis you can work to regain your independence after amputation and begin your second chance with your very own custom made prosthesis.
Diabetes, Type 1 and 2, has complicated and cost many people their lives. Oftentimes individuals suffering from diabetes require amputation due to complications caused by the disease. Permanent prosthesis and artificial limbs are made available to such patients so that they can stay mobile.
Many people don’t think about what amputation and needing to be fit with a permanent prosthesis must be like. This is likely due to the fact that you are not in the market for artificial limbs if you have your own. If a time should arise where losing a limb becomes a part of your reality there are prosthetic professionals available to provide you with information and advice, and to fit you with a permanent prosthesis.
Losing a limb is a traumatic experience and the recovery can be a long and strenuous one. This is why it is of the upmost importance that you know what to share with your prosthetist to ensure you receive the most effective permanent prosthesis to fit in with your lifestyle. This includes asking questions and raising any concerns you may have in the processes of building and fitting your permanent prosthesis.