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.
Women planning to undergo a mastectomy have options as to the aesthetic they want after the operation and how to achieve it. There is the option of having a surgical breast augmentation where breast implants are placed under remaining breast tissue. Another option for mastectomy patients is to get breast prosthesis from a prosthetic professional. Many women choose to forego breast reconstruction after a mastectomy and opt for breast prosthesis makes for a great alternative to more surgery.
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.
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.