People move to the Asheville area for a multitude of reasons. Housing prices are competitive, especially compared to other parts of the country. We have incredible mountain views and a wide variety of outdoor activities to enjoy. There are people from every walk of life in western North Carolina, and they all make incredible neighbors. Our economy has grown substantially even beyond tourism, leading to excellent careers available for every skill set. We have world-class restaurants and craft beverages, along with numerous retail shops and shopping centers. Our hospital system is second-to-none, and we are home to many top medical professionals. We have everything a person could want in a major urban area but in a charming mountain-town package.
One factor that attracts new residents and keeps people from considering leaving the area is the weather. We have cooler summers than cities just down the mountain like Greenville and Charlotte; however, the temperature remains mild throughout the year. If you are in the higher elevations, you will have reasonably cool temperatures even on the hottest days. The seasons change and provide miraculous displays of color each year. The temperatures remain relatively mild for a high elevation region throughout winter; however, we do deal with at least some cold temperatures and rounds of snow and ice. If you have an artificial limb, we want to make sure you are ready for potential winter weather. Here are a few key tips for navigating winter in western North Carolina with your prosthetic device.
Here are some key tips for staying safe with your prosthetic device during winter:
Orthopedic Appliance Company serves Asheville and the western North Carolina region with the highest quality prosthetic devices. You are our primary concern, and we are always here to help and answer your questions. We want to help those with limb loss enjoy winter and navigate the season safely. Contact us for more information about our prosthetic devices. We are here to help you get around safely all winter long.