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Upper Extremity Amputee Exercises

September 4, 2019 Category: Tips for Amputees, Arm Prosthetics, Amputee Support

Upper Extremity Amputation Exercises: A Helpful Guide for Active Amputees One of the most effective ways to recover from an upper-extremity amputation is to find a challenging, yet realistic fitness …

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Lower-Extremity Recovery: Exercises for Below-Knee Amputees

August 13, 2019 Category: Tips for Amputees, Amputee Support

Whether you’re preparing for or recovering from a below-knee amputation, there are a number of amputee fitness routines out there to help you rebuild your strength, regain your balance, and …

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Now Offering In-Network Prosthetic Care for Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Customers!

March 13, 2018

We’re proud to announce that Medical Center Orthotics and Prosthetics will be in-network with Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare effective April 1st, 2018. Please contact our Boston office at 617-208-8468 to schedule …

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The Foundation of the Modern Prosthesis: The Liner – Part Two

January 4, 2017

What is the most important part of a prosthetic liner? Easy, the fit. It must fit well! The off the shelf options are staggering and work in most cases so …

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The Foundation of the Modern Prosthesis: The Liner – Part One

Odd that the squishy, soft pliable goo forms the critical interface between human and machine, but it does! Liners provide an essential protective barrier that dissipates pressure and is shear …

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