Taking Care Of Your Residual Limb

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A healthy stump is extremely important to keep you mobile, especially if you wear a prosthetic leg. Even if you don’t wear a prosthetic limb taking care of your residual limb is good for your overall physical health.

Good daily practices for all

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Good practices for limb wearers

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If you are unsure about any feelings of  pain or discomfort speak to your prosthetist 

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