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Finding The Right Orthopedic And Prosthetic Fit For You

So you’re looking for orthopedic and or prosthetic services, but you’re unsure where to begin. This is understandable, as the world of prosthetics can seem daunting to dive into. Many people often feel like they have no sense of direction when searching for solutions to their orthotic related problems, leaving many to become overwhelmed and […]

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Care and Use Guides: Why Are They Important?

As a major provider of orthotic and prosthetic services in the Warrenton, VA area, we maintain a good set of online resources for our customers and families. This is a key part of what we do, because it allows new patients or people who are researching these services to get the information they need. That […]

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Tips for Managing Sweat in Your Prosthesis

If you love getting outdoors and participating in various sports and activities, there is one thing you can count on, and that you are likely used to – sweat. When you sweat, the moisture can begin to build up in your prosthesis. Not only is this uncomfortable, but you will also face the risk of […]

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Prosthetic Limbs, Functional Designs

Prosthetic limbs enable people to carry out the daily functions of life with ease, as well as allow participation in sports and hobbies that help to create a well-balanced life. There are many different reasons why people may need a prosthetic limb, which is why there are prosthetic limbs designed with specific goals in mind. […]

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How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep With a Prosthetic Limb

The United States is home to over 2 million amputees. Many of these amputees use prosthetic lower limbs to make their life easier and more comfortable. In the days, weeks and months following a debilitating health crisis that requires a limb to be removed, you will feel anxious and unsure of the future. With advancements […]

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Evaluating Transradial Prosthetics

A significant part of what we do here at FirstCare Orthopaedics involves fitting customers with the right prostheses and determining how best to support their quality of life and capability after partial loss of an upper limb. The transradial prosthesis is a major tool in this process. Various types of transradial prostheses help amputees to […]

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Deploying Our Orthotics Services – To You!

Are all orthotics, prosthetics and orthopaedics firms alike? Not really. At FirstCare Orthopaedics, we have built a business plan, a professional network and a delivery model that all benefit our clients to a great extent. If you’re unsure of what this means, check out some of these prime scenarios where we come in and offer […]

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Considerations to Make When Buying Diabetic Footwear

Nearly 31 million people in the United States have diabetes. Readjusting to life after a diabetes diagnosis can be difficult. Most people who have diabetes will also have circulation issues mainly in their feet. These issues can cause pain and discomfort, which is why finding ways to manage these circulation issues is important. One of […]

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How to Make Using a New Lower-Limb Prosthesis Easier

Did you realize there are over 185,000 amputations performed in the United States each year? While these amputations happen for a variety of different reasons, the tough road to recovery following this procedure is generally the same. For most people, the decision on whether to get a prosthesis to replace their missing limb is a […]

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Tips For Adjusting To A New Prosthesis

Getting a new prosthesis can be life-changing. It can improve your quality of life and allow you to do all the things you want to do. It can also be a little nerve-wracking because you don’t know what to expect and have to learn how to use it and adjust to it. Here are some […]

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