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 […]

Biotech helps wounded veteran become elite athlete

April 13, 2017 admin 0

Melissa Stockwell shows off her high tech leg painted in red, white and blue. “I can push this button,” Stockwell said as she manipulated the […]

This amputee yogi is challenging the way we look at limb loss

March 7, 2017 admin 0

It’s full of smug, slim people doing silly shapes in ridiculously exotic-looking locations. And if that’s definitely not you, then the yoga community can seem […]