Athletes & Prosthetics
phoenix2 at magicnet.net
Sat Apr 17 11:14:11 PDT 1999
Anita's voice, solidly backing the idea of our being able to demand that
organizations be arranged so as to truly be responsive to OUR needs!! AUA will
have as one of its salients something like the master craftsman idea for
assuring the excellence of prosthetists. Nine years and seven CPs and not a
decent socket for either AK or BK.....Wow!!!!
Ranitak at aol.com wrote:
> ok, so i am not an arm amputee, but i am an ak, bk, which i believe puts me
> in a position of having an opinion.
> i can not fathom the idea of all these "bells and whistles" when in the last
> 9 yrs, and about 7 cp's, i have not had a decent socket for either ak, or bk.
> i should think that time and money wasted/spent on this "wonderful"
> technology could be put to better use? like properly training potential cp's?
> i couldn't care less if my toes could detect hot or cold, as long as they are
> under me and stable, and i could function. what would be the point?
> my 2 cents.
> In a message dated 99-04-17 10:01:11 EDT, you write:
> Can someone please tell me why they think this development is something
> over which we should be concerned or provoked? I can hear the excitement
> level building. What is going on here? BTW, one of the reps from this
> company is, I believe, still subscribed to this list.
> Wayne Renardson
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