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New Year, New You: Is it Time for a New Prosthesis?

By Georgia Prosthetics

New Year’s resolutions have been around for thousands of years. The New Year provides an opportunity to reflect on your life and plan to make changes. While many resolutions require months of discipline and work, one change you could make starts with a simple phone call to Georgia Prosthetics – getting a new prosthesis.

A new prosthesis can improve your quality of life in many ways. Whether you are a new amputee or your old prosthesis simply needs an upgrade, here are four benefits of getting a new prosthesis.


1 Go pain-free

It’s unbelievable how many patients we meet who have lived in pain for years. This is often caused by a poorly fitted prosthesis or issues that can be fixed. In other words, you don’t need to live with the pain! It’s a new year, why not make it one that doesn’t hurt so much? Our specialists will listen to your experiences, conduct a thorough examination, and be meticulously detailed to ensure you have a pain-free prosthetic in the New Year.

2 Upgrade your technology

Technology changes at a rapid pace. For instance, odds are high that you’re reading this post on a smartphone, and those didn’t even exist 10 years ago.

Technology has also improved in the world of prosthetics. At Georgia Prosthetics, we use the latest technology that provides you with maximum comfort and functionality. These advancements can make a tremendous difference in the life of an amputee, and the new year is a great time to investigate your options.

3 Start a new hobby


Many new amputees believe their life is over and they’ll never be able to do anything active or fun again. This is simply not the case. With a range of prosthetics available, you’ll be amazed at what can be achieved. We’ve helped amputees walk, run, dance, cycle, swim, snow ski, and more.

Even if you’ve been an amputee for years, perhaps it’s time to start a new hobby. New Year’s is a great time to begin a new exercise, and a new prosthesis could make this possible. Make sure to talk to your prosthetic-provider about the things you want to achieve this year, and they can work with you to ensure these goals are achievable.

4 Ensure the perfect fit

Because your body is always changing, it’s common to have a prosthesis that doesn’t fit properly. This causes more than just inconvenience, it can cause pain and keep you from moving. Fortunately, we have extensive experience working with patients who can never seem to get a prosthesis that fits them perfectly, and we love helping solve their problems.

Here is how one patient, Susan, described her experience:

“I’m a long-time AK amputee who has had long periods of not being able to walk because many of my prostheses have been so ill-fitting. When I had just about given up on ever being able to use a prosthesis consistently again, I found Dan Zenas at Georgia Prosthetics…Dan and his staff did meticulous re-measurements and built a new leg for me that was perfect the day I picked it up, with no need for a single readjustment, and I could not be more thrilled with it.”

As you can see, Susan’s ill-fitting prostheses was holding her back. But a new prosthesis, designed for the perfect fit, changed everything. The same can happen for you.

Are you ready for a new prosthesis?

If you’re wanting to change things in 2017, a great place to start is a new prosthesis. You can reduce pain, get better technology, start new hobbies, and ensure the perfect fit now – there’s no need to wait! If you’re in or near the Atlanta area, then please contact us at Georgia Prosthetics. We’d love to meet with you, hear about your needs, and work to find the perfect solution for your lifestyle.

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Posted by Georgia Prosthetics
1947 Briarwood Ct NE, Atlanta, GA 30329
Phone: 404-873-3725