We understand the weather may have you planning a getaway to cooler regions. Hot weather can be challenging on amputee stumps after limb loss. But, there are steps you can take to stay healthy and cool.
Staying hydrated, keeping your stump dry, protecting your skin with sunscreen, considering cooling products, and regularly checking for signs of irritation are a must. With these tips, you can enjoy the sunshine and stay comfortable all summer long!
Also, weekends are the perfect opportunity to unwind and have fun, but as an amputee, you might be wondering how to make the most of your time off. Here are some tips to help you enjoy the extended break:
- Plan ahead: Whether you’re traveling, visiting family, or trying out new activities, make sure you plan ahead and communicate any special needs or accommodations you may require.
- Explore adaptive sports: There are many adaptive sports and activities available for amputees, such as wheelchair basketball. Check out local organizations or events in your area.
- Get outside: Spending time in nature can be a great way to relax and recharge. Consider going for a hike, fishing, or camping.
- Connect with others: Long weekends can be a great opportunity to connect with other amputees and share experiences. Reach out to local support groups or online communities to connect with others who understand what you’re going through.
- Remember, limb loss doesn’t have to hold you back from enjoying the long weekend. With a little planning and creativity, you can have a great time as well as create lasting memories.
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We have also curated a weather wise list of tips for you to effectively tackle harsh temperatures. Here you go:
- Summer tips for people with limb loss
- Winter tips for people with limb loss
Additionally, If you’re looking for a new artificial leg, interested in free consultation, confused if your socket is the right fit, finding the best Prosthetist, or any other queries – This is the time to reach out to us. Step it up with Instalimb – Contact us today!