Just got my leg, have questions!
phoenix2 at magicnet.net
Sun Aug 1 20:44:11 PDT 1999
Isn't it possible that these 'adjustments' could have been foreseen
prior to delivery of the limb? Sounds suspiciously like 'trial & error'
to me. GB.
Bill Lifford wrote:
>> I am a RBK , and just received my new leg today! I am wearing it
>> about an
>> hour or two, on then off, and now the front part of my shin seems to
>> getting very shiny, and tender. It appears that the bone is pushing
>> there a
>> little also. I know that this may be normal, but I wanted to know if
>> else has experienced this. I am using an Alpha liner system. Any
>> would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Jim Somers
> Give your prosthetist a call. Sounds like you may need some
> adjustments. With an Alpha liner, it does take a few days to get used
> to the feel of it, but that doesn't sound like what you describe.
> Either an adjustment to your socket or some alignment changes may help
> your situation.
> Good luck with your new prosthesis!
> Bill Lifford, CP
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