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  1. Good day everybody, I wanted to stop by to share my experiences with my last prosthesis which is by far the best I've ever had. My name is Juan, 30 years old, LBK amputee since 2000 (cancer). I am far from knowing everything about prosthesis but been an amputee for over 12 years has allowed me to see the good, the bad, and the ugly about prosthesis, leg guys, insurances, skin problems, sports, and people in general. As I said I don’t know it all and that is why I join this type of sites to share my experiences and learn from yours. A couple of years after I started with my first prosthesis I began searching for a solution that will allow me to go in the water, specifically the beach. There were some options out there like having a shower prosthesis or using a cover like the Dry Pro. I did not have the money to spend in a prosthesis that I will only use for the water. I did use the DryPro cover and it was ok (you get what they offer). I know many of you maybe thinking "just take off the leg and go in the pool, beach or whatever you want to do". I use my glasses for everything except for sleeping, and that is exactly what I wanted with my prosthesis. I use my prosthesis for everything except water. How come that will all the technology there is no solution for amputees that want to have one hybrid prosthesis for everyday activities including water activities. Fortunately there was another amputee that was wondering the same thing, and he was actually doing something about it. That is how in 2010 I found the website of Fred Roach (wonderful person) in which he was sharing his story and his personal project called Aqualeg. Fred was happy with the results and decided to move forward with the project, and that is how the Aqualeg Cover started. This year I needed to change my leg and in the process I was able to add the Aqualeg Cover. I am currently using a carbon socket with a Freedom (Highlander foot) and the Aqualeg Cover. After all this years I am now finally able to go to the beach, pool, taking showers at the gym. (you can check my pics) I was already happy with my life before I found the Agualeg Cover because I have a wonderful wife and I’m surrounded by great family and friends but it is a great complement and it has allowed me to do things I always wanted to do after the amputation. We are in the middle of summer and I am enjoying every bit of it!!! Regards, Juan
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