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Children with upper limb loss | Touch BionicsWhether your child has been born with a limb absence or loses a limb through amputation, you, the parent, have to decide what's right for your child. Will they wear a prosthesis from an early age or will you wait until they're older to help make that decision? There are several considerations to factor in to your child's care plan if you choose to have them fitted with a prosthesis at a young age. Children present different challenges than adults. Fitting a child with a device early can help to get them accustomed to a prosthesis as a routine part of their daily lives. I've had a prosthesis since I was six months old. Touch Bionics can custom design a natural-looking passive prosthesis for your child, which will closely resemble their natural hand. Due to the size limitations of next generation technology, there are few advanced prosthetic options for children. When your child reaches their teens, a more advanced active prosthesis can be considered.
Next Step Bionics Prosthetics : Prosthetics for AmputeesNext Step’s Approach to Prosthetic Care At Next Step Bionics & Prosthetics, Inc., our clients are our priority. That is why we take a hands-on approach to prosthetic care, with the best interest of our clients in mind, and we can recommend treatment that caters to the individual. We provide quality prosthetic devices, proper-fitting sockets, and access to emerging bionic and prosthetic technologies to meet our clients’ objectives. We believe that prosthetic care begins with socket design. On-site Prosthetic Fabrication Because Next Step is nationally and internationally recognized for successfully fitting amputees, clients come to us from across the country and around the world. Our technicians utilize the latest techniques and products available to craft prosthetic devices in our state-of-the-art facilities. For more information about the prosthetic process, please click here. Prosthetic Care and Maintenance