Movement and Sports
Movement and sports are important factors for anyone who has undergone an amputation – but not the easiest topics to address. After all, an amputation demands quite a lot from your body. Exercising is not the same as before: perhaps you use a wheelchair or are learning to walk or exercise with a prosthesis. Staying healthy and in shape are extremely important for amputees.
But for many amputees, getting started with exercising is not an easy thing to do after an amputation. The focus is on recovery. It is also challenging to find the right forms of exercise. After all, what are you still able to do? And what is even possible with a prosthesis or amputation? We’re happy to share some tips with you: About what you can do before your amputation to prepare your body, but especially about how you use your prosthesis and how you can get back to working out and playing sports.
If your prosthesis stops you from engaging in certain activities, you may think of a sports prosthesis. There are a lot of different sports prostheses available. Read more about the most important influencing factors for the choice of your prosthesis.
The Paralympic Games, also known as the Paralympics, are global sports competitions for athletes with physical disabilities, based on the idea of the Olympic Games. The games are divided into summer and winter games. Here you can find out more about the origins of the Paralympics and the current Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022.