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Will I be able try new sports or activities with my prosthesis?

After mastering daily activities using your prosthesis, you may wonder if you can try some new skills. Many healthy people use their prosthetics to work physically challenging jobs, or enjoy sports, mountain climbing, and triathlons. Work with your prosthetics team if you would like to learn how to run or do other new activities using your prosthesis. Your prosthetist may be able to recommend a special prosthesis designed especially for that activity.

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