Meet Inspiring Patient: Troy Karnes Fast Facts Location: Lakewood, Colorado Overcoming a limb challenge Please tell us about the limb challenge that you faced. Troy: I had Chondrosarcoma in my right shoulder blade and some in the joint. Limb Preservation Foundation (LPF): How are you doing now? What progress are you most proud of? [...]
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Meet Limb Loss Survivor Marc Paffhausen Fast Facts Location: Bozeman, Montana Job: Director of Development - MSU Alumni Foundation Overcoming a limb challenge and amputation Limb Preservation Foundation (LPF): How are you doing now? What progress are you most proud of? Marc: My journey has been mainly positive since my diagnosis at age [...]
Upper Extremity Prosthetic Advances Expert Advice by Zach Harvey, CPO from Rise Prosthetic and Orthotics I’ve been in the field of prosthetics and orthotics for 20 years now and have seen a lot of change. In recent years, there has been a rapid advancement in prosthetics for the upper extremity. With more options [...]
Meet Limb Loss Survivor Kathryn Lewis Location: Castle Pines, Colorado Job: Registered Nurse, UCHealth Overcoming a limb challenge and amputation Limb Preservation Foundation (LPF): Tell us about the limb challenge you faced? Kathryn: At age 9 I was diagnosed with osteogenic sarcoma of my right distal femur. Treatment included intensive chemotherapy and a [...]
Model and double amputee, Lexie Bader’s goal is to inspire and show the world people with disabilities can do whatever they put their minds to. Can you briefly talk about how you became a person with a limb difference? I became a double below-knee amputee (BKA) caused by Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) [...]
Susan Brochstein - Caregiver Corner Tell us about the person you supported & the limb challenge they faced. My husband, Maury Brochstein had a ski accident in Dec. 2012. He broke his tibia and fibula on his left leg. The orthopedic surgeon in Aspen put a long plate and screws in his leg. He [...]
Join the Club- Kacey Johnson Found on Facebook and Instagram @kaceyruegseggerjohnson Chances are that if you are reading this blog, you have somehow been impacted by a life-changing circumstance that has led to having a limb at risk or even lost. Perhaps this circumstance has been yours, or the one of a family member [...]
Dinner Menu Mixed Green Salad (GF) mixed greens, blue cheese crumbles, granny smith apples, and pecans served with maple vinaigrette dressing Pistachio Crusted Salmon Pan-seared Atlantic salmon, pistachio compound butter and warm orzo salad -or- Roasted Vegetable Risotto (GF) Fennel, carrots, parsnip, and cremini mushrooms -or- Chicken Marengo Frenched chicken breast sautéed golden [...]
Meet Assaf Dory Fast Facts Location: Basalt, Colorado Job: Medically retired Deputy Sheriff Overcoming a limb challenge Limb Preservation Foundation (LPF): Tell us about the limb challenge you faced? Assaf: I couldn’t really wear a prosthetic due to severe complex regional pain syndrome. For the first few years after my amputation, the pain was [...]