Caring for yourself

These resources show you how to look after your residual limb and your prosthetic leg
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Caring for a Lower-Limb Prosthesis

Tips – Caring for a Lower-Limb Prosthesis Your prosthesis is an artificial device which has been designed specifically for you to replace your amputated limb. It has to be taken
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Residual Limb massage

Ga Twi Ewe Massage therapy is used to prevent and treat physical dysfunction and pain through applying various manual techniques to the soft tissue of the body (muscles, connective tissue,
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Diabetes… What is it?

Diabetes Mellitus is a lifelong condition which causes a rise in blood glucose levels, due to a problem with the hormone Insulin which normally moves glucose out of the blood
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Diabetic Wound Management

A diabetic wound is a major complication in people with diabetes. Foot ulcers are the most common wounds developed by people with diabetes, who are at an increased risk of
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Above-knee home exercises

Twi Hausa Ga Ewe Your body may be different to before but it is still invaluable, even with the changes you have gone through. Be proud of what your body
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Below-knee home exercises

Twi Hausa Ga Ewe Your body may be different to before but it is still invaluable, even with the changes you have gone through. Be proud of what your body
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Essential Stump Hygiene

Twi Hausa Ga Ewe Your body may be different to before but it is still invaluable, even with the changes you have gone Caring for your stump is something you
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How to clean your socket

Twi Hausa Ga Ewe Your body may be different to before but it is still invaluable, even with the changes you have gone Clean your socket every evening once you
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How to clean your sock and bandage

Twi Hausa Ga Ewe Your body may be different to before but it is still invaluable, even with the changes you have gone Whether you use a stump sock or
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Your mobility options

Ga Ewe Your body may be different to before but it is still invaluable, even with the changes you have gone Is a prosthesis the best option for me? A
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COVID-19 – How can you keep safe

Twi Hausa Ga Ewe Your body may be different to before, but it is still invaluable, even with the changes you have gone Don’t forget the basic facts on how
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New to limb difference?

Twi Hausa Ga Ewe Your body may be different to before but it is still invaluable, even with the changes you have gone Coming to terms with the psychological impact
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Stump Bandaging

Ewe Twi In order to achieve stump healing after amputation, various methods are applied, such as soft dressings followed by elastic wrapping of the stump, rigid dressings, semi-rigid dressings, and
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Physiotherapy Rehabilitation for Amputation

Ga Ewe Twi Losing a limb can be an overwhelming experience for anyone to go through. It requires a combined professional approach to help you adjust to living without your
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Réadaptation en physiothérapie pour amputation

Perdre un membre peut être une expérience accablante pour quiconque. Cela nécessite une approche professionnelle combinée pour vous aider à vous adapter à la vie sans votre membre. La physiothérapie

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Vos options de mobilité

La prothèse est-elle la meilleure solution pour moi? Une prothèse aide à pouvoir marcher indépendamment, sans l’aide d’appareils externes, tout en gardant un bon équilibre sur les deux jambes Il
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Êtes-vous nouvel amputé?

Surmonter l’impact psychologique d’une amputation peut souvent être aussi difficile que surmonter l’impact physique. Vous devriez: vous adapter à la perte de sensation de votre jambe amputée vous adapter à
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Comment nettoyer son emboîture

Nettoyer son emboîture chaque soir après une journée active est important. Chaque matin, votre emboîture doit être nettoyée et fraîche, tout comme vos bandages ou vos chaussettes de compression. Étape
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Comment nettoyer vos bandages et chaussettes de compression

Que vous portiez des bandages ou des chaussettes de compression, il faut les laver chaque jour. De même est à attendre de l’emboîture. Nettoyer ses bandages Étape 1 Mouiller les
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Hygiène essentielle du moignon

Prendre soin de votre moignon est à faire chaque soir avant de se coucher. Voici les étapes simples à suivre: Étape 1 Mouiller la peau avec de l’eau chaude et
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COVID-19 – Quelles précautions prendre?

N’oubliez pas les gestes barrières pour vous protéger du COVID-19. Quelle est la meilleure façon de se protéger et de protéger les autres du coronavirus? Rester à la maison autant
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Exercices pour amputation transtibiale

Votre corps a traversé des changements majeurs, mais ce n’est pas pour autant qu’il faut le sous-estimer. Soyez fiers de ce que vous avez surmonté et prenez soin de votre
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Exercices pour amputation transfémorale

Votre corps a traversé des changements majeurs, mais ce n’est pas pour autant qu’il faut le sous-estimer. Soyez fiers de ce que vous avez surmonté et prenez soin de votre