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Season 2 Episode 6 - Complications Post Amputation

2/8/2018
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This week's podcast subject - Complications Post Amputation - join me as we talk about this and other topics. Potential wound-healing complications associated with upper limb amputation and lower limb amputation stumps include: ~ Effects of inactive residual extremity syndrome (IRES) ~ Infection, ~ Tissue necrosis, ~ Pain, ~ Problems associated with the surrounding skin, ~ Bone erosion, ~ Haematoma, ~ Stump edema (odema) ~ Dehiscence This will be a series of talks on this subject, that will...

Duration:00:49:58

Season 2 Episode 5 - Dave Ganas The Onelegged Spartan

2/1/2018
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Tonight we have a very special and awesome guest on the show who will encourage and hopefully inspire you with his story. Dave Ganas, the Onlegged Spartan. He shares with us tonight his incredible story of finding himself involved in a traumatic accident which took his foot, sent his life into a spiral down in PTSD, finding himself at the end of rope, but his determination to not gave give on life and living not just for himself but his family and for those who don't know. He is truly an...

Duration:00:49:29

Season 2 Episode 4 Amputee Support Groups

1/25/2018
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This week’s podcast subject – Support Groups Support groups, specifically speaking amputee support groups. When you hear amputee support group what comes to mind first? Tonight I would like to talk about this issue and give you some ideas and thoughts on supports. How do you know if a support is or bad? Well: ~ Who leads it? ~ What do you talk about? ~ Some ingredients for a good support group ~ Types of groups ~ How long do you need it? These are just a few of the important aspects you...

Duration:00:31:26

Ronald Mann - Living Life As A Man Not As An Amputee

1/18/2018
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This week’s podcast subject – Inspiration Ronald Mann, who is he? Most of you in the Central Valley may not know the name but those of you in the other countries who listen to this show sure do know the and man. I have the privilege to speak with Ronald the other for the show. His story is truly amazing and at the same time relatable to those of us who have lost a limb. Ronald is Mixed Martial Arts Competitor, disabled Vet (combat medic) and the person behind The UAEJJF's Para Jiu-Jitsu...

Duration:01:04:09

Amp Life Talk Radio - Live Broadcasting / How it's made

1/12/2018
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This week’s podcast subject – Live Broadcasting - Behind The Scene Amp Life Talk is a "live" broadcast. This format allows for our listeners to engage in the topics discussed on each show and gives listeners a way to get peer counseling in the private setting. What to expect from a "Live" broadcast show : ~ World Wide Audience ~ Real-Time Engagement ~ Consistency ~ Value ~ Fresh Concept ~ Professional Co-Host ~ Best of Both Worlds Podcast & Live ~ Facebook Live ~ Call In Live ~ Where You Can...

Duration:00:31:23

Welcome To The Official Launch of Amp Life Talk Radio

1/4/2018
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This week’s podcast subject – Welcome to Amp Life Talk Radio, – The official launch. I have completed one season of podcasts where I touched on several topics and developed the format for this show. Using the first season to test the waters per-say. I was able to get a feel for what works and what doesn’t work as I studied show stats, became my own worst critic, listen to other podcast, picked up some ‘Pro” tips from John Lee Dumas – Podcast Launch and learned my way around developing a home...

Duration:00:31:17

Episode 35 - Patient Rights When It Comes To Prosthetics

12/28/2017
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This week's podcast subject - Let's Talk - Patient Rights When It Comes To Prosthetics,, - join me as we talk about this and other topics. Also covered on today's show: - Communication - Informed Consent - Confidentiality - The Right To Healthcare - Branding - Unethical Practices and more. Hosted by Sean Harrison of Amp Life Talk Radio Follow Amp Life Talk Radio so you'll NEVER miss an episode at amp-life.com, also you can listen on iHeartRadio and iTunes @ Amp-Life Talk Radio

Duration:00:30:57

Episode 34 - Is Limb Salvage Practical?

12/21/2017
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This week's podcast subject - Let's Talk - Is Limb Salvage Practical?,, - join me as we talk about this and other topics. Also covered on today's show: - Is Limb Salvage Feasable? - Is Limb Salvage Advisable? - Is Limb Salvage Practical In Patients With Diabetes? and more. Hosted by Sean Harrison of Amp Life Talk Radio Follow Amp Life Talk Radio so you'll NEVER miss an episode at amp-life.com, also you can listen on iHeartRadio and iTunes @ Amp-Life Talk Radio

Duration:00:30:38

Tips For Taking Care of Your Limb

12/14/2017
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This week's podcast subject - Let's Talk - Tips For Taking Care of Your Limb,, - join me as we talk about this and other topics. Also covered on today's show: - Before The Sutures Come Out - After The Sutures Come Out - Shrinkers Hosted by Sean Harrison of Amp Life Talk Radio Follow Amp Life Talk Radio so you'll NEVER miss an episode at amp-life.com, also you can listen on iHeartRadio and iTunes @ Amp-Life Talk Radio

Duration:00:32:04

Episode 32 - Let's Talk - Healthcare Providers and Their Patients

12/7/2017
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This week's podcast subject - Let's Talk - Healthcare Providers and Their Patients, - join me as we talk about this and other topics. Also covered on today's show: - Communicating with amputees - Environmental Barriers - Amputees Have The Right and more Hosted by Sean Harrison of Amp Life Talk Radio Follow Amp Life Talk Radio so you'll NEVER miss an episode at amp-life.com, also you can listen on iHeartRadio and iTunes - Amp-Life Talk Radio

Duration:00:32:15

Episode 31 - Driving After a Leg Amputation

11/30/2017
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This week's podcast subject - Driving After Amputation, - join me as we talk about this and other topics. Also covered on today's show: - Notify Department of Motor Vehicles - Driving Restrictions - Adaptive Devices and more Hosted by Sean Harrison of Amp Life Talk Radio Follow Amp Life Talk Radio so you'll NEVER miss an episode at amp-life.com, also you can listen on iHeartRadio and iTunes - Amp-Life Talk Radio

Duration:00:02:35

Interview With Phillip Wilson

11/23/2017
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Phillip Wilson Interview - 6:46mins. We discussed his return to work as an AKA and at 28 years of age, he is a great example of what can be done if you have motivation not to let the amputation limit you and your ability to get back to work. He had to go through all the obstacles of getting medically cleared to return to work which can be frustrating for you. But he stayed the focus and on course. Body Image: He was encountered with questions from co-workers as most are just curious. And...

Duration:00:16:48

Returning To Work After Amputation - Part 2

11/23/2017
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This week's podcast subject - Returning To Work After Amputation, - join me as we talk about this and other topics. Also covered on today's show: - Emotional Aspects - Am I Ready - Ticket To Work Program Hosted by Sean Harrison of Amp Life Talk Radio Follow Amp Life Talk Radio so you'll NEVER miss an episode at amp-life.com Body Image - Becomes one the first things a person becomes concerns with when they undrgo an amputation. Here's how it was for me and some things that matter to amputees.

Duration:00:04:15

Navigating Insurance & Open Enrollment

11/16/2017
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Health insurance can take many forms and the specifics of what an individual policy covers, the cost of premiums, the level of deductibles, and the requirement for co-payments will all vary from policy to policy. If your an amputee you may require the care of a prosthetist, which means you will have many visits for adjustments and sockets replacements. Let's talk about Navigating Health Insurance and Open Enrollment.

Duration:00:30:40

Things That Matter To An Amputee

11/9/2017
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This week's podcast subject - Things That Matter To An Amputee, - join me as we talk about this and other topics. Also covered on today's show: - Body Image - Sex and Intimacy - Family & Friends - How To Support You Hosted by Sean Harrison of Amp Life Talk Radio Follow Amp Life Talk Radio so you'll NEVER miss an episode at amp-life.com Body Image - Becomes one the first things a person becomes concerns with when they undrgo an amputation. Here's how it was for me and some things that...

Duration:00:32:08

What The Doctors Don't Tell You About Amputation

11/2/2017
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This week's podcast subject - What The Doctors Don't Tell You About Amputation, - join me to talk about this and the emotional sides of this topic. Also covered on today's show: - What's Happening in the News - To Salvage or Sever: What Happens When Your Own Limb Is Almost Good Enough? - Psychological impact of amputation Hosted by Sean Harrison of Amp Life Talk Radio Follow Amp Life Talk Radio so you'll NEVER miss an episode at amp-life.com

Duration:00:30:59

Episode 25 - DENIED! Amputees Are Being Denied Access to Higher-Tech Prostheses

10/26/2017
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Let's talk about why Medicare and private health insurers are denying amputees access to new microprocessor-controlled knees (MPKs) that are only slightly more expensive over a lifetime and considerably safer than alternative “1970s-style” artificial lower limbs.

Duration:00:30:48

Episode 24 - Letter of Medical Necessity

10/19/2017
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Most people think that once you become eligible for Medicare or you have insurance coverage, all of the coverage and payment problems that are pervasive in the private health insurance industry magically disappear. But in fact, Medicare and private insurances focuses significant energy on reducing inappropriate payments and over-payments to healthcare providers. How to justify Medical Necessity of advanced prosthetic. This what we will be talking about on the show today, Join me.

Duration:00:03:53

Episode 23 - Meeting Other Amputees & Why It’s So Important

10/12/2017
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When faced with the decision to amputate a limb some people are naturally terrified. A lot comes into mind; kids, work, family, lifestyle, activities, shopping, daily care and driving are just few. How are you now going to do these things? Why is it important to meet other amputees? Let's talk about why Meeting Other Amputees & Why It’s So Important.

Duration:00:32:55

Episode: 22 - Restoring A Positive Self-Image After Amputation

10/5/2017
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For those of us who have experienced a life-changing illness or trauma must come to terms with the difference between our new self-image reality verses the previous self-image. Although there are several studies regarding amputation affecting body image, we are going to be discussing some of the factors dealing with restoring your positive body image. Focusing on one specific change in appearance, the Amputee Coalition of American reports that there are roughly two million people living with...

Duration:00:34:04