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Considering Prosthetics

January 2nd 2016

After amputation, the recovery process includes not only healing, but weighing all the various options for prosthetics available today.

Recovering from surgery usually takes a few weeks, but once the surgical scar from the amputation has healed well, it’s time to begin the process of rehabilitation. Michigan residents are fortunate to…

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Amputees Living Big

November 4th 2015

Amputees Living Big

Adjusting to life with a prosthetic limb can be challenging, but advances in technology for artificial limbs are getting young amputees back in the game, competing in triathlons and on the dance floor.

These inspiring stories have two things in common: osteosarcoma, a rare form of childhood…

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Your Prosthesis & Emotional Health

November 4th 2015

The staff at Teter Orthotics & Prosthetics understands that adapting to life with a prosthesis is more than just a physical journey; there are emotional challenges to navigate as well.

As with all things in life, the way people adapt to a life change like limb loss will vary greatly.…

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Seniors Thrive with Prosthesis

October 30th 2015

Adapting to change can be a challenge, but with the right support seniors can adapt quickly to using a prosthesis after losing a limb.

At Teter Orthotics & Prosthetics, our friendly, professional staff do much more than fit prosthetics. We ensure that our clients are comfortable and get the help…

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Diabetic Amputation FAQ

October 30th 2015

When diabetic amputation is the recommended treatment, Teter Orthotics & Prosthetics is able to help clients utilize prosthetic limbs to enrich their lives.

The majority of Americans who require amputations have complications from diabetes as a result of vascular issues such as peripheral vascular disease (PVD). Others may have foot…

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Prostheses of the Future

July 28th 2015

Since Teter Orthotics & Prosthetics was founded more than 45 years ago, the advancements to prosthetics have been incredible. However the biomedical engineers are still busy, get ready to see more life changing technology in upcoming years. 

In recent months, two astounding new developments in prosthetic legs have been announced.…

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Pre-Prosthetic Surgery Platelet Rich Plasma/Stem Cells

July 15th 2015

Supporting clients as they adapt to life with a prosthetic includes practical support for pre-prosthetic surgery. At Teter Orthotics & Prosthetics, we are now offering education about Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Stem Cells services.

In recent years, technology has allowed for much less blood to be drawn to harvest platelets,…

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Teter Orthotics & Prosthetics Opens New Location in Marquette

April 16th 2015

TRAVERSE CITY, MI –Teter Orthotics and Prosthetics has expanded its state-of-the-art services by opening a new Marquette prosthetics location with two enthusiastic and compassionate professionals to serve the community.

As at the other Teter locations in Northern Michigan, the Marquette prosthetics team will provide services to patients by physician referral as well as…

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Seeing the Ability – Amputees

April 16th 2015

At Teter Orthotics and Prosthetics, we see the ability in our clients who have limb loss or limb differences, but it’s not very often that mainstream media or advertising recognizes that missing limbs are part of life for many.

A commercial released last year by Swiffer caused a bit of…

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Adjusting to Prosthetics After a Trauma

April 16th 2015

Sometimes life has unexpected challenges. One woman whose car was struck by a reckless driver has not only risen to the challenge of adapting to life with prosthetic feet, but is also sharing her story to inspire others.

Heidi Cave, who lives in British Columbia, Canada, got into her car…

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