Prosthetic Doesn’t Slow Down this Senior

For about the past three months, I’ve had the pleasure of working with Jimmy Anderson, a 73-year-old patient from South Knoxville with a great attitude and a “can-do” spirit. Jimmy had emergency surgery to amputate all but four inches of his leg earlier this year as a result of a popliteal (behind the knee) aneurysm. […]

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Proper After-care Ensures Best Prosthetic Experience

As a prosthetist, I take great care to ensure that every patient leaves my office with a proper fitting prosthesis that is comfortable enough to wear all day and restores patient vitality. Many components come into play to make that happen – proper surgical techniques, thorough patient evaluations and the use of the newest technology, […]

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Innovative Prosthesis is Restoring Patient Vitality

As an amputee, I know firsthand the link between a perfect fitting and functioning prosthesis and the ability to lead a normal lifestyle. As a prosthetist, one of the biggest joys of my profession is helping amputees restore their vitality. Recently, I had the pleasure of working with patient Judy Berhow. Hers is a story […]

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