For the first time in eleven years, this below the knee amputee is wearing heels again and feeling great about it. She’s ready to wear dresses and walk tall.
Summer in Southern California means serious heat! In the midst of a heat wave, we just got a call from this client who has been wearing his prosthetic toe for a couple of months. He told us he is so grateful that his prosthesis allows him wear sandals on hot days without feeling self-conscious at…
This client drove from five hours away for our services. She got her beautiful, new prosthetic leg cover just in time to head straight from our office to a wedding in Los Angeles.
This client lost her left great toenail as a child resulting in a shortened toe that made her feel self conscious in some shoes. She also had nerve discomfort when the scar was touched. Usually we make our prosthetic nails out of acrylic, which allows the nails to be painted. In this case, there was…
After a sudden, life threatening illness, former NFL player of the Seattle Seahawks, and President of the NFLPA Northern California Chapter Douglas Hollie, not only spent four months in a coma but also lost the front of both of his feet. Thanks to the NFL Players Association Care Foundation, he was able to have two custom prosthetic partial feet…
This client has a very demanding career with long hours. She wanted to have a prosthesis that would allow her to feel confident with her feet up, soaking in the sun. She is getting the rare opportunity to take a vacation tomorrow and we are so excited that she can take her new prosthesis along!
Our client looking in the mirror during the painting process and finally getting to see two legs again.
California’s mild winter weather doesn’t require boots or sneakers over the holidays. Being a lower limb amputee shouldn’t either.
We are privileged to work with many amputee soldiers; helping them to regain upper extremity function with custom prosthetics at no cost to them. The sacrifices Veterans have made for us cannot be underestimated. Today and everyday, we at Aesthetic Prosthetics. Thank You Veterans!
Words from our last custom silicone leg cover client: “You are making miracles…Like, I’ve been wearing sweatpants every day since my accident. Now I can wear shorts and go to the beach.” “This is about as close as anyone is going to get to a real leg.”