The Socket is a podcast about improving the quality of life of amputees featuring conversations with the global amputee community. In every episode, you’ll find a mix of inspirational individuals & practitioners discussing stories, insight, health and wellness, improved outcomes, latest innovations, and market changes.
Hosted by Van Tucker, Founder + CTO of Solati Health
Happy New Year! We are back with a new season of The Socket and kicking off with Jo Beckwith AKA Footless Jo!
Jo is a public speaker, advocate, and writer, who passionately believes in the incredibly perseverant capacity of the human soul. We may not have the exact same life experiences but she knows that as human beings we have the unique capacity to help each other heal and grow by sharing our stories.
Jo is often found releasing YouTube videos and sharing her experiences as an amputee.
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Today, we have an incredible guest Kiana Clay, the world's first adaptive female motox competitor and paralympic hopeful for USA adaptive snowboarding. 😎🤘🏽🏍️🏂
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#podcast #thesocket #amputeelife #amputeestrong #health #adaptive #adaptiveathlete #snow #snowboarding #snowboard #roadto2022paralympics #moto #motocross #dirtbike
Happy Birthday, Kevin Herbert! Let's all celebrate together with a new episode!
Today, we have Kevin Herbert, a Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Peer Support Specialist R. BE🦾, and Clinical Liaison at @allcareoandp.
#amputeelife #amputeestrong #podcast #health #fitness #amputee #upperlimbprosthetics #happybirthday
Today, we have Heather Harms from Winnipeg, Canada. We learn her story from her amputation in 2013 to tips and tricks from everyday life from opening wine bottles to her new prosthesis.
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Today, we have the incredibly driven Ashley Young, AKA @orlandocyborgashle, an American Cyborg in London.
Ashley has one speed and that is go! Today, she is a Lucky Fin Project and Össur Ambassador, Model, Actress, Wife, and Mother.
In this episode, we learn Ashley's journey from a competitive horse rider, professional dancer, professional scuba diver, and entering the world of modeling.
#amputeelife #amputeestrong #podcast #ZebedeeManagement #model #actress #LuckyFinProject Ambassador #ÖssurFamily
Today, we have Bjoern Eser, the creator of The Active Amputee.
The Active Amputee as a resource page from amputees for amputees. It aims to inform, it aims to inspire and it aims to engage. Nothing more and nothing less. It‘s as simple as that.
In this episode, we learn Bjoern's personal story with the creation of The Active Amputee to his experiences with an active lifestyle.
#amputeelife #amputeestrong #podcast #theactiveamputee #active
Today, we have Patrick Pressgrove from Houston, Texas.
Patrick is the COO of TEAM CATAPULT, a non-profit aiming to CATAPULT physically challenged athletes over adversity and into endurance sports., Mind Over Matter Athlete, Hanger Clinic’s Elite Athlete Team in 2018, and is a Hanger Clinic Ambassador.
Patrick has completed hand fulls of half marathons and full marathons, including the 2019 Boston Marathon where he qualified for the following year. He’s completed the nearly 200-mile, overnight Texas Independence Relay with Catapult three times.
In this episode, we dive deep with Patrick to learn his personal story from his amputation to entering the world of endurance sports.
#amputeelife #amputeestrong #amputeeathlete #athlete #eunduranceathlete #teamcatapult #hangerclinic
The mission of Yoga for Amputees® by Marsha T Danzig is to provide health, wellness, freedom of movement, psychological healing, spiritual renewal, and a deep sense of wholeness to people who have experienced limb loss.
Author of Yoga for Amputees
Online Yoga Classes
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Brent Wright is a Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist at EastPoint Prosthetics & Orthotics and started LifeNabled which is a charity that provides prostheses and training for the developing world. Brent has an ongoing passion and is progressing Additive Manufacturing adoption to prosthetist.
Brent's Additive Manufacturing Technologies:
SLS, MultiJet Fusion (MJF), Blackbelt Printer.
Geomagic Freeform Plus, Autodesk Meshmixer, and Autodesk Fusion 360 are my go to for modification of most prosthetic devices and I consistently use multiple slicers including Simplify3D, Cura, Ideamaker, and KISSlicer.
Digiscan 3D is my favorite App that allows you to use the Structure Sensor and iPad for shape capture. This app provides revenue for LifeNabled.
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