Dad to lose both legs after tiny dog scratch triggers deadly sepsis

December 1, 2017 admin 0

A DAD is preparing to have both legs amputated after a tiny dog scratch triggered deadly sepsis. Barry Wallace was left with a one centimetre […]

Rare images offer a glimpse into what life was like for disabled people in the Victorian era when those in wheelchairs were kept as a family secret and segregated from the rest of society

November 29, 2017 admin 0

Harrowing photographs capture the purgatory endured by disabled ppeople forced to live a life of solitude and hardship in Victorian era Britain. Rare images show […]

More than a third of Scots unaware of complications from diabetes

October 10, 2017 admin 0

More than a third of people in Scotland do not know foot ulcers are a serious complication of diabetes, according to a survey. The research, […]

Diabetes ‘causing 160 amputations a week’

September 28, 2017 admin 0

More than a third of people remain unaware foot ulcers are a serious complication of the disease and the leading cause of lost limbs. Figures […]

Drug addict with £500-a-day habit stole from amputee

August 28, 2017 admin 0

Amy Dyer, 32, of Lanthwaite Road, Clifton, had know the victim for 16 years Amy Dyer, 32, of Lanthwaite Road, Clifton, had know the victim […]

Family’s £10k fundraising bid for two-year-old amputee

August 10, 2017 admin 0

A £10,000 fundraising campaign has been set up for a boy who had his fingers and feet amputated after contracting a potentially deadly infection. Finley […]

Ffion Rudman, six, gets blade after sepsis leg loss

July 24, 2017 admin 0

A six-year-old girl who had part of her leg amputated after contracting sepsis is able to run again after receiving funding for a sports blade. […]

Electric shock amputee Jamie Mines has left foot removed

July 13, 2017 admin 0

A scaffolder who had to have his leg and hands amputated after suffering an electric shock has had a further operation to remove his left […]

( USA ) Double amputee veteran shows patriotism on the ice

July 4, 2017 admin 0

Retired Army Sergeant Christy Gardner, also a double amputee after a traumatic injury, has found a new way to represent her country: on the ice […]

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The amazing double leg amputee who loves to swim

June 27, 2017 admin 0

A Plymouth boy who had to have his legs amputated as a toddler is about to take part in a mock swimming competition. Kacper Siwinski […]

Pensioner killed disabled neighbour in vicious attack, jury hears

June 16, 2017 admin 0

A pensioner killed his disabled neighbour during a sustained attack inside the victim’s home, a jury has heard. Vidmantas Svedarauskas is alleged to have beaten […]

3D printer technology project makes prosthetic limbs for amputees in Haiti

June 6, 2017 admin 0

One of the biggest 3D printing technology projects in the developing world is for making prosthetic limbs in Haiti, where amputees often face debilitating poverty […]