5 Tips for Summertime Amputee Skin Care
Seasonal changes — spring to summer and summer to fall — present unique challenges for amputee skin care. Skin care plays a pivotal role as you maintain independence and mobility year-round. Whether it’s excess perspiration (summer) or dry skin (winter), most amputees have to make adjustments to their normal skincare routine according to the season. In the summer, hot temperatures and high humidity are the perfect conditions for excess perspiration, heat, and the growth of bacteria and fungus that contribute to a number of skin issues.