Okay everyone I have taken delivery of my new leg and I am having mixed reviews. The socket is really small and I wasn't shrunk down as far as I was the day we made it, so it took a minute to get into the thing. After adjusting and rotating and making my foot feel okay for me I packed up all my new gear and headed for home. The drive from the prosthetist office is about 45 minutes. I swore I was going to have to take it off I was feeling so "crushed" inside of it about half way home. I stopped at the physical therapy office so I could get out and walk and after about 10 minutes it felt better. The Ossur gel liners aren't like the comforgels I was using. They're stiffer and the cap that fits the end of the short limb and where the pin is will take some getting used to. I have had it on for a few hours and it is feeling better, but I am going to rotate back and forth until I can get in it comfortable with out forcing my leg into the socket. The design is really cool, and you can see the pictures at photobucket.com under jyohe23 photos. The new ankle is very cool and actually has more movement than I first thought. The heel has good return and I think I might even go for the stiffer wedge in it to make it harder when I heel strike.
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