One of the worst enemies of the individual with limb loss is sweat!  Sweat interferes with the interface between the prosthesis and the limb, hindering the function of the prosthesis and the individual using it.  Since we are in the heat of summer here in Texas, now is...

 Summer is officially here and with it comes the increased travel schedule.  Below are some tips to help you navigate the airways with ease!

  1. Work with the TSA.  

Arrive at the airport with extra time to clear security.  Some airports are equipped with advance...

May 1, 2017

For quite some time, I have been personally interested in the best, evidence based, practice for individuals with transfemoral amputations.  Currently, two main styles exist: a pylon (straight leg) using circumduction to advance the limb and articulating knee (knee joi...

April 25, 2017

To properly address and treat patients with limb loss, physical therapists need to use unique evaluation skills and develop a specific plan of care. Before starting progressive treatment sessions we must first adequately evaluate the patient. Below are some tips to nav...

April 25, 2017

Over a year of work has finally produced this four hour online course that pairs with John Fergason's four hour course through Redbridge education.  Take the course and use the promo code WHITE to receive a 50% discount on an annual membership!  This covers all of your...

March 18, 2017

Hi there!  Welcome to the first official blog post for Evolve Prosthetic Rehabilitation!  Join us monthly for updates on current research, new technology, understanding the insurance word, and tips and tricks to manage the world of prosthetics!  Join our email list to...

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