ProMotion Prosthetics blog

Managing sweat when using your Prosthesis

Managing sweat when using your Prosthesis

Managing sweat in the Warmer months With the beginning of Summer and having already experienced a few days of extreme heat, it’s a good time to recall some of the advice or techniques used to help manage perspiration (sweat) when using a prosthesis.After limb loss,...

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How much water can your microprocessor knee handle?

How much water can your microprocessor knee handle?

In today’s climate of advancing prosthetic technology, the range of knees, feet, hands and other componentry that are available for amputees is ever-growing. With such large numbers of these products, it can be difficult to distinguish which activities each individual...

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Terry Fox – the legacy that keeps on running

Terry Fox – the legacy that keeps on running

“I want to try the impossible to show it can be done” These are just some of the inspiring words spoken by the incredible Terry Fox as he embarked on his mission to run across Canada, all the while wearing a prosthetic leg. Terry Fox was a young, athletic and...

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The Long Road to Rio – we’ve finally arrived!

The Long Road to Rio – we’ve finally arrived!

With less than a week to go before the world’s elite Paralympic athletes take their mark to compete in the 2016 Rio Paralympics. When all of their hard work and training in the lead up to this huge event is put to the test… it’s time for all of us, as supporters of...

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Advances in Prosthetic Technology

Advances in Prosthetic Technology

Limbs 4 Life has a free quarterly publication called Amplified which is distributed nationally free of charge in digital and print formats. Featuring profiles and perspectives from amputees, amplified covers a diverse range of topics including health and wellbeing,...

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Registered NDIS provider

Registered NDIS provider

National Disability Insurance Scheme Congratulations on taking the first few steps in your NDIS journey! Like with everything new, understanding the NDIS can seem a little overwhelming at first, however, we hope that with the following information you can feel better...

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Advanced Surgical Amputee Programme (A.S.A.P)

Advanced Surgical Amputee Programme (A.S.A.P)

Advanced Surgical Amputee Programme (A.S.A.P) The A.S.A.P is a surgical and rehab program that involves surgeons and medical practitioners from the Alfred Health, therapists from Epworth Rehab Hawthorn, the Rehabilitation Consultation from Epworth Health and ProMotion...

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Epworth Rehab

Epworth Rehab

ProMotion Prosthetics is the sole accredited prosthetic provider for all amputees at Epworth Rehabilitation Hospital. Epworth Hawthorn is the leading trauma centre for the specialised treatment of people who have suffered a road or work-related accidents, and...

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Our Athletes

Our Athletes

Dr. Hannah Macdougall A dual Paralympian, and previous World Record holder, Hannah has captained the Australian Swimming Team at both a World Championships and Paralympic Games, and completed a PhD in Athlete Well-Being. She has represented Australia on an...

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Making a Splash with your Prosthetic Limbs

Making a Splash with your Prosthetic Limbs

There are a lot of activities out there that you as a prosthetic user shouldn’t feel limited in doing, just because your prosthetic limbs don't allow it. Did you know that we as prosthetists can design and manufacture limbs especially for you to take part in these...

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A History of Prosthetics

A History of Prosthetics

A History of Prosthetics from Egyptian toes and Pirate legs… how far have we come? Considering the very first prosthetic toe, seen here on this Egyptian mummy was made from a paper maché type mixture of linen, glue and plaster… we’ve come a long way in the development...

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Glen Jarvis

Glen Jarvis

"Great experience getting my above knee cycling leg delivered. Thanks ProMotion Prosthetics!" 

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Craig Dawson

Craig Dawson

"Monique and ProMotion have played the intricate roll that got me back walking where others had failed..."

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Lance Anderson

Lance Anderson

"Their understanding of what I needed and the best way for me to achieve my goals made every trip to Promotion Prosthetics enjoyable..."

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