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Mobility as an amputee is complicated. Some prefer to use a prosthetic device, some stick with a wheelchair, and others use crutches or other mobility aids. The goal is to be as comfortable, mobile, and safe as possible. It is a daunting and brave choice to take the steps needed to use a prosthetic device, or to return to using a prosthetic device after a years long break. Abilities in Motion patients, Angie and Alicia, are both taking the leap to embrace a prosthetic device. Alicia is a new amputee, but has been extremely limited in her mobility since her stroke over four years ago. Simultaneously, she is familiar with the challenges of life as an amputee, as her son became a below knee amputee as...

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