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General Discussion / MTV Mark Zupan Pilot TV documentary
« on: October 06, 2010, 09:12:31 AM »

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General Discussion / Attention Please
« on: November 13, 2008, 10:58:06 AM »
Good Morning,
I just deleted all the political topics.  I really enjoyed the bantering back and forth, however the election is over. 

We have hundreds of members that do not contribute to the forum.  I think some of that is because we run astray discussing politics, the national debt and other subjects unrelated to prosthetics. 

My goal for this forum is to provide information that amputees can use to better their lives.  For all of you that contribute I am very grateful and know that when you are discussing prosthetics you are benefiting other amputees.

Thank you,
Michael Love 

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General Discussion / Update on Joe A.
« on: June 12, 2008, 12:26:34 PM »
Hi guys,
Joe A. emailed this morning.  He hopes to be back on the forum soon.  See, all our prayers did work!  It was great hearing from him.  I'll let him fill you in on all the details of his recent health issues.  Welcome back my friend!

Michael

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General Discussion / Proprio Foot
« on: June 03, 2008, 09:41:58 AM »
Hi everyone,
I thought you may find this interesting.  We just experienced walking a bk amp on an Ossur Proprio Foot.  www.ossur.com

The person we put it on is a 47 year old male, an amputee of about twenty years from a motorcycle accident.  He's been a client of mine for many years and has had a number of prostheses.  Tom is very active and an excellent walker but like most amputees finds walking on uneven surfaces a challenge.  After some initial set up time Tom was walking very well, up and down inclines, steps and flat surfaces.  Tom then took the prosthesis outside between our building and the one next door.  The ground there is very uneven and scattered with gravel and rocks of different sizes.  He never slowed down a second and walked with ease, no matter what the surface. 

I asked Tom what is was like to experience walking in the Proprio Foot and his words were, "friggin awesome, if I tried this with any other foot I'd be on my rearend by now".  It was a great experience and so nice to see Tom respond so well and so quickly to the new foot.   

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PLEASE CHANGE YOUR FORUM BOOKMARK / New Web Site
« on: May 15, 2008, 10:14:55 AM »
Hello Everyone!

Welcome to our new and improved web site.  The updated forum format was just the beginning.  Please update your forum link to http://www.amputee-center.com/forum.html This will give you access to our site so you can take full advantage of all we have to offer. You will notice we have GOOGLE ads on each page; this hopefully will help me support the cost of maintaining this site and forum.  You will need to bookmark the new site to access the forum.  In the future I hope to post more videos and photos as time allows.  Thank you again to the moderators who assist me maintaining and monitoring the forum. :)

Michael Love

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General Discussion / Get Involved!
« on: May 05, 2008, 01:05:43 PM »
Hi guys, check this out!  http://acaparity.blogspot.com/

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Health and Fitness / Rochester River Challenge
« on: March 26, 2008, 09:52:47 AM »
I saw a clip on our local WNY news last night and this looks fun and challenging! Check out the links also for more disabled sports info.

http://www.adaptivecanoeing.org/index.html

Lee Ann

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General Discussion / New forum, new website
« on: March 25, 2008, 10:33:34 AM »
Thanks to all of you for working with the new forum.  It's so nice for me not to have to delete all the unwanted postings like on the old forum.  Or goal in the future is to have the postings sorted under subjects for ease of reference.

We are also renovating the whole website, with new stuff and a better look.  I expect to have it all done within a month.  Any thoughts or ideas from you guys are welcomed.  I've already rewritten "How to Choose a Prosthetist", although it's not on the current website.  I am thinking of a "Rate Your Prosthetist" section.  There is already a "Rate Your Doctor" website, so this may be a helpful source for amputees.  I really need your input on this one though.  Should I do it?  What would that section of the website look like in terms of format, questions, opinions etc. 

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General Discussion / Dustin Carter
« on: March 11, 2008, 02:20:43 PM »
I just saw a segment on Dustin on CBS Sunday Morning and googled this article written about him. He is a remarkable young man!

http://www.bizzyblog.com/2006/02/15/positivity-if-you-think-hes-different-you-dont-know-dustin/




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