Artificial Limbs Rubbing You The Wrong Way? Three Ways To Make Prosthetics More Comfortable
When you are fitted for an artificial limb for the first time, it can be intimidating. You may not feel very comfortable about the newness of the prosthetic, but as you learn how to use it that feeling will fade. What may not fade is any rubbing, itching or sweating sensations. Although you may initially be fitted with a stump sock to reduce some friction, you do not have to stay with the product you were given if your prosthetic is causing the stump sock to be ineffective.