Introduction: How to Put a New Foot on Your Prosthesis.

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Hey! I'll show you how to put a new foot on the prosthesis.

Step 1: You Will Need...

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A large metal shoehorn (These can possibly be gotten from your doctor.)
The new foot
And..... Your prosthesis!

Step 2:

Step 3: Pulling Apart

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Pull the little thing attached to your foot. After digging at it, it should pop off.

Step 4: Removal of the Foot

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Take the shoehorn and pull the foot off like it is a stubborn shoe.

Step 5: Clean the Sock

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Pull the sock off. CLEAN IT!! Then pull that thing you popped off off the foot.

Step 6: Put the Thing Back On

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Take the thing you pulled off and put it back over the foot. You can put the socks back on I'd advise you to.

Step 7: Almost Done

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Slide the new foot on the metal prosthetic like it's a shoe. You will definitely need the shoe horn.

Step 8: One Last Thing

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Snap the two pieces together with the arrow on the ring type thing facing the toes this may take a minute because the foot is so squishy.

Step 9: Done!

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hooray you have finally finished putting your foot on the prosthesis. Please vote.


loony1 (author)2015-02-14

Because of my simple ignorance, what is the inner sock for?
Nicely put together instructable! Thank you for sharing your frugality and independence :)

technosasquatch (author)loony12015-02-14

Abrasion reduction?

I believe the sock is to help prevent dirt and grime from rusting the metal foot. Thanks for the nice comment!

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