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More than a Prosthetics Store. A resource and community for those living with limb loss.
More than a Prosthetics Store. A resource and community for those living with limb loss.

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Most of his patients improve with anti-seizure medications combined with desensitization techniques, such as getting used to wearing a prosthetic. The prosthesis puts pressure on the remainder of the amputated limb, enabling the brain to recognize it as the end of the existing anatomy, which alters impulses to the missing limb.

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"So I jumped all the time, I didn't think about what people would think. I fell, I got up, I fell, I got up."

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Rebekah Gregory has won Halloween with a "Forrest Gump"-themed costume.

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The fearless student showed off a stunning black strapless evening dress to incredible applause. #amputee  

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“I remind myself that Koni is another guy and another football player that wants to earn his way on the field, and he’s doing that. We’re just hoping that he continues to progress and continues to have that fire and desire to get more time on the field.”

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He started cycling at the age of 35 after seeing another one-legged cyclist going up a pass in 1994. ‘I thought: "Why not?"

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“A friend of mine asked if I ever considered competing in a triathlon, and I thought it was crazy, I hated to run,” Picard said.

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Microprocessor controlled prosthetic knees like Ottobock's C-Leg and Ossur's Rheo usually require active control throughout the walking cycle. The leg in this video uses a different approach. This leg is more computationally and energy efficient, and also provides for a very natural gait, as tests by amputee volunteers show. ‪#‎prosthetics‬ ‪#‎amputee‬
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