Losing a limb can be a life-altering event, and it can be challenging to adjust to a new way of living. Fortunately, with the latest advancements in prosthetic technology, it is now possible to have an artificial leg that is nearly as functional and natural-looking as the real thing.
For individuals who have lost a limb above the knee, prosthetic legs can offer increased mobility, independence, and an improved quality of life.
At Synergy Prosthetics, we understand the challenges faced by individuals who have lost a limb, and we are committed to providing state-of-the-art prosthetic solutions to help them get back on their feet.
We offer a wide range of prosthetic legs for above the knee amputees, and we take great pride in our ability to provide our clients with a customized solution that meets their unique needs and preferences.
Here’s everything you need to know about prosthetic legs above the knee.
What are prosthetic legs above the knee?
Prosthetic legs above the knee are artificial limbs designed to replace the entire leg from the hip joint down to the foot. These prosthetics consist of a socket, a knee joint, a pylon, and a foot.
What types of prosthetic legs above the knee are available?
There are various types of prosthetic legs above the knee, and the type of prosthetic leg that is best suited for you will depend on your specific needs and preferences. Some of the most common types of prosthetic legs above the knee include mechanical prosthetic legs, hydraulic prosthetic legs, and microprocessor-controlled prosthetic legs.
How do I know which prosthetic leg is right for me?
Choosing the right prosthetic leg can be a daunting task, but our team of experts at Synergy Prosthetics can help guide you through the process. We will work with you to understand your unique needs, preferences, and lifestyle to determine which prosthetic leg is the best fit for you.
Can I customize my prosthetic leg?
Yes, at Synergy Prosthetics, we offer customized prosthetic solutions to ensure that each of our clients gets a prosthetic leg that fits their individual needs and preferences. We offer a wide range of customization options, including different types of sockets, knee joints, foot designs, and color options.
How long does it take to get a prosthetic leg?
The time it takes to get a prosthetic leg will depend on various factors, such as the type of prosthetic leg and the level of customization required. At Synergy Prosthetics, we aim to provide our clients with prosthetic legs as quickly as possible, without sacrificing quality.
Will my prosthetic leg be covered by insurance?
In many cases, prosthetic legs are covered by insurance. However, the specific coverage will depend on your insurance policy. Our team at Synergy Prosthetics can help you navigate the insurance process to ensure that you get the coverage you need.
How often will I need to replace my prosthetic leg?
The lifespan of a prosthetic leg will depend on various factors, such as the level of activity and wear and tear. However, most prosthetic legs last between 3 to 5 years. Our team at Synergy Prosthetics can help you determine when it is time for a replacement.
How do I care for my prosthetic leg?
Proper care and maintenance of your prosthetic leg are essential to ensure that it lasts as long as possible. We will provide you with detailed instructions on how to care for your prosthetic leg, including how to clean it and what to do if you experience any issues.
Will I be able to walk normally with a prosthetic leg?
With the right prosthetic leg and training, most individuals can walk normally and participate in various physical activities with a prosthetic leg above the knee. At Synergy Prosthetics, we offer training and support to help our clients adjust to their new prosthetic leg and learn how to walk and move with confidence.
Explore Prosthetic Legs Above the Knee Bay Area
If you have lost a limb above the knee, a prosthetic leg can provide you with increased mobility, independence, and an improved quality of life. At Synergy Prosthetics, we are committed to providing our clients with state-of-the-art prosthetic solutions that meet their unique needs and preferences.
Contact us today to learn more about our prosthetic legs above the knee and how we can help you get back on your feet. Remember, we are here for you every step of the way.
Fremont CA 94539