Twenty years ago I fell from a 5 story building and had a below the knee left leg amputation. I was in the hospital 6 month in part because of the other injuries. My right foot was also damaged but was left as it was because of fear of gangrene. Now the time has come to have my right foot amputated and was wondering about other double amputees out there and their experience. It took a long time to have my right prosthetic device properly fitted because then the technology was not as good as today. This surgery is good because my right foot is falling apart with arthritis and as a result all my body feels the pain of protecting that foot all the time. However there is my fear that after having had sustained that pain for that long how painful is to walk with two prosthetic legs and how long can you walk. As of now I can walk for a block before I need to rest to alleviate pain most from my right foot. Any personal experience is highly welcomed.
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