• Just found out Osseointegration implants and associated prosthetics now have an MBS number.

  • Congratulations! Very exciting to hear. Hope all goes very well and you achieve all your goals. Look forward to progress updates. All the best.

  • Sorry Damien, I just found the first time that you told me that you were a BK amputee. I’m just waiting for work cover to accept the operation so that I can have it done. Crutches until then.

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  • Aaron Waterford posted a new activity comment 6 years ago

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    Thanks for the contact Ali, I just attended the Sydney ILP clinic. It was great, a lot of info to take in etc. Was able to meet other ILP recipients and talk about options for me. I am looking at BK implant. It is very exciting.

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    Thank you for the reply. I look forward to finding out more.

  • Aaron Waterford posted an update 6 years ago

    Hi all i’m in the research stage of the ilp process. My main question is about the stoma, any information at all about care, problems, what to avoid, what things would be like 3, 6, 12 months down the track etc. would be very much appreciated. I am very excited about the possibilities but would like to find out all aspects. Thanks.

    • Hi Aaron, see my Stoma Care forum. I hope some folk with ILP over a longer period can add some info. I am 9 weeks from 2nd stage and my stoma is fully sealed around the dual cone adapter and all healed up. Common sense dictates the main things to avoid, still water, chlorinated pools (i can only think this relates to public pools). The ocean and…[Read more]

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    • Hi Aaron,
      Unfortunately I am not at that stage as yet, I have my second operation in January. But when I am I will be happy to help. Thanks again to Damien who is a wealth of knowledge. Cheers, Ali

      • Thanks for the contact Ali, I just attended the Sydney ILP clinic. It was great, a lot of info to take in etc. Was able to meet other ILP recipients and talk about options for me. I am looking at BK implant. It is very exciting.