As an above-knee amputee, I am sharing experience and giving advice for amputees on prosthetic legs and living life as an amputee.

above knee amputee living fulfilling lifeI had my above-knee amputation due to osteosarcoma (bone cancer) when I was 23.
See My Story as an Amputee.
amputee prosthetic knee for short stumpMy new prosthetic knee, the Very Good Knee – Short Transfemoral (VGK-S), is specifically designed for above knee amputees having a short stump.
Go to Prosthetic Knee for Short Stump.
Amputee putting on above knee prosthetic leg.The key to a good prosthetic leg for above-the-knee amputees is proper socket fit, particularly with a short stump. See how I use muscle contraction to hold the prosthetic socket of my above-knee prosthesis.
Go to Prosthetic Socket Fit.
Compare prosthetic knee Ottobock CLeg Genium Össur Rheo VGK.Read my article on what I believe really matters in terms of prosthetic knee joints, and how I compare mechanical and microprocessor prosthetic knees.
Go to Compare Prosthetic Knees.

I am planning more articles for amputees on subjects such as prosthetic leg technologies, cycling on one leg, skin care on the residual limb, phantom pain, and many more tips and tricks for every day life as an amputee. Stay in touch by signing up to my Newsletter on this page!