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  • April 27, 2021 Sensory & Desensitization Kit

    There are nearly 45 miles of nerves running through our bodies. The human hand contains about 100,000 nerves, of at least 20 different kinds and each fingertip has about 3,000 nerve receptors, primarily for pressure. Normal sensation in the hand involves: thousands of specialized nerve receptors, communicating on [...]

  • Joe was a pleasure to be around, with a great sense of humor. He was thoughtful and really cared about those around him. He was a true friend. Joe will be missed.
    January 15, 2021 A Heartfelt Goodbye to our Friend, Joe Yeske

    We speak often about the good fortune we experience working at Naked Prosthetics. How grateful we are for the meaningful work we do, the friends we make along the way, and the gift when those friends also become family. It is from this place of connection we are [...]

  • “Don’t be afraid to ask for help. Don’t take no for an answer. If you believe in the proposed solution, keep going back and asking for it. The insurance game is not just between doctors and your advocate.”
    December 17, 2020 Denying Defeat: Jeanie’s Road to Approval

    Jeanie McGarvey came into the world with hand deformities. Her little fingers never fully developed due to bands wrapping around them before she was born. A sharp and inquisitive little girl, she adapted well. Blessed with lots of friends and a seemingly endless supply of energy, she never [...]

  • October 5, 2020 Social Media as Therapy: Help at Our Fingertips

    “So today marks my year. I was lost trying to navigate my injury… In research I found this group. It changed the direction of my healing. Helped me realize I'm in charge of my recovery… I'm where I am because my choices and help from family like you. [...]

  • August 31, 2020 “Empowering Moments” Photo Contest Announced

    We aren’t short on motivation here at Naked Prosthetics (NP). Good fortune surrounds us by way of our wearers’ personal stories, continued measures of device success and consistent images of accomplishment and NP device utility. We work hard with the knowledge that, every day, we are improving the [...]