This can be caused by ill-fitting socket. Sockets are designed to distribute these forces over as large a surface area as possible and as evenly as possible over pressure-tolerant areas.
Residual limb issues
This can include ongoing pain, skin breakdown or excessive sweating.
This might be a change in your ability to put on and remove the prosthesis.
Phantom sensation / phantom limb pain
Pain or sensations in place of the absent limb.
When the proximal part of the socket fits too snugly on the residual limb, bloodflow can be obstructed. When this is problem is combined with an empty space more distally in the socket, swelling can occur until that empty space is filled. In an acute situation, the skin is red and indurated and may have an orange-peel appearance.
Including contact dermatitis or sebaceous cysts, folliculitis, excessive sweating, and scar management.
When joints become painful or stiff.
The retraction of muscles that are no longer held into place.