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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...

Duration:00:58:38

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:00:48:29

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:00:32:00

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...

Duration:00:30:23

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...

Duration:00:30:59

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 Proshtetics,, - 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:00:31:21

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:00:31:39

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:00:16:29

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

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:00:30:29

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 21 - Belonging - Connecting With Others

9/28/2017
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Living a full life requires being with family and friends, attending sports games, watching kids grow up and going to work. These things we do define and give purpose to our life. Interaction and communication are vital to our emotional well-being—it’s in our nature as social beings. But living with limb loss can make you feel like a stranger in a strange land, especially if you are a new amputee.

Duration:00:32:40

Episode 20 - Unlimited with Kimberley Barreda

9/21/2017
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Who said being an amputee limits you in what you can do, what you can achieve and what is possible. Join me on the next show as I have a very special guest host who has shown that there is no limits to what you can as an amputee. She has an amazing story to share with you. She is a networker, writer, reviewer and consultant specializing in lifestyle, sports, marketing and event planning relating to the disability community. Kimberley's media experience includes radio (CFRB 1010),...

Duration:00:33:05

Episode 19 - Let's Talk PTSD

9/7/2017
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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can happen for lots of different reasons. They don't all have to do with war.Traumatic events that may trigger PTSD let's take a look at this subject and hopefully shed some light on why some amputees suffer form this and what they can do. Most survivors of trauma return to normal given a little time. However, some people will have stress reactions that do not go away on their own, or may even get worse over time. These individuals may develop PTSD....

Duration:00:31:40

Episode 18 - Intact Limb Pain

8/31/2017
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Overuse syndrome is well documented in amputees, where additional and atypical amounts of time and pressure are borne down through the intact limb. Over time, this can and will cause early degeneration of the lower back, hip, knee and ankle resulting in discomfort and other complications. This becomes even more important if there are injuries to the intact limb, which make it even more critical that the prosthesis be designed to evenly bear the load and smooth out every step in your gait.

Duration:00:31:34

Episode 13 -Return to Work after Limb Amputations

7/27/2017
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The main objective in the rehabilitation of people after amputation is to restore or improve functioning, including return work. However many have problems returning to work and continuing to work. Returning to work and life after an amputation can be hard, let's discuss some of the issues facing those with limb loss and returning to work. Are these individuals generally satisfied with their employment? Are similar trends observed in individuals with upper-limb amputations? Do people...

Duration:01:04:37

Episode 12 - Prosthetic Sockets

7/20/2017
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The socket is the most important part of any prosthetic limb, if the socket doesn't match the residual limb's anatomy exactly, problems can occur. Optimal socket function is the most important aspect to the success of the prosthesis as a whole. Today's environment of technology has seen trimendous strides in advancements in prosthetics but research must focus on improved socket design and technology, acquiring clinical data and subsequent analysis, and delineating the ideal clinical...

Duration:01:01:37

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