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  • June 24, 2020 Finding Myself Again

    We first “met” Mitch through a TikTok video he posted, in which he talks about his accident and his new prosthetic device. He was so confident, hopeful, and inspiring, and we just knew that he was someone we needed to get to know. “I was working for a [...]

  • January 30, 2020 Cold Weather Care for Partial Hand and Finger Amputees

    We are approaching the half-way point of the season and the difficulties that come with the weather change continue to affect people’s lives, particularly the amputee community. It is very common for partial hand and finger amputees to experience extreme hypersensitivity and cold intolerance because of the high [...]

  • July 31, 2019 Travel Tips: Finger Prosthetics and Airport Security

    Sometimes people wonder, ‘Do I need to remove my prosthetic device when going through airport security? What about packing it in my suitcase?’ Because it is medically necessary equipment, it’s not always required that you remove your prosthetic finger(s), but it’s important to be prepared in case you [...]

  • July 9, 2019 Mental Health and Partial Hand Amputation: It’s More Important Than You Think

    Matt Finney was a proud new father. He worked as a concrete finisher who enjoyed fishing and riding his motorcycle. So, when four of the five digits on Matt Finney’s right hand were partially amputated due to vascular occlusion in his right arm, it’s an understatement to say [...]

  • June 13, 2019 4 Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Prosthetist

    Choosing a prosthetist is a big decision! Unlike most doctors, your prosthetist is someone you will continue to see several times per year and throughout your lifetime as a prosthesis user. A prosthetist is an allied health professional who has been educated and certified to specialize in the [...]