Gone are the days where one would need a million dollar gait lab to digitally analyze the ambulation patterns of someone with limb loss.  Enter, the iphone and all of it's glorious aps.  I use Coach's Eye on my phone, but I can also recommend Hudl, Dartfish, PhysioU, e...

Blisters!!  No one has time for those!  Blisters occur on the residual limb for a multitude of reasons.  They can occur from a poorly fitting socket, not managing sweat well, increased time in the socket and/or abrasions of the residual limb when not wearing the socket...

Finally!!!  I was lucky enough to have crossed paths with the primary investigator in the article listed below.  Angie Diebal is an amazing physical therapist that has focused the majority of her career on teaching proper running form to prevent injury/injury.  To say...

August 9, 2017

Great news!  Thanks to the diligent work of the brilliant Jess Wise, we are finally published!  The most recent issue of Advances in Wound Care has published the article, in which I had a small part, which is titled "A Unique Application of Negative Pressure Wound Ther...

August 4, 2017

Simply put, today was amazing!  The hard working clinicians and patients gathered at the track to share one lap together to celebrate the success of the week. Finish line smiles are my favorite!  They are the reason I do what I do!  I was blessed to meet some outstandi...

August 3, 2017

The treads have been glued to the bottom of the running blades, stand up volleyball was attempted, alignments were corrected, cardiovascular systems were tested. A busy day for all with finishing touches before tomorrow's "victory lap" at the stadium!  One patient told...

August 2, 2017

We started our morning at the track today! Almost everyone was smiling! :-) While we wait for the finalized legs, it is GREAT to train with their everyday legs! The patients then headed to the store to select shirts to use as designs on their prosthetic limbs. Dry fit...

August 1, 2017

The test sockets are all complete and headed to the prosthetics department to make them definitive sockets!  Lesson of the day today, spend some time in your sockets before modifying for small aches and pains. Running is definitely different from walking so the running...

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