via CNN Tech:The idea of an amputee tinkling on piano keys with all the flair and grace of an able-handed person may seem like a futuristic fantasy.But watch Johnny Matheney effortlessly arch and…Continue
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via CNN: Jason Koger is happy to be alive.In 2008, the young husband and father was riding his four-wheeler on his grandfather's farm when he came in contact with a downed power line.His body was…Continue
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The mission of LIMBS International is to transform the lives of amputees throughout the developing world by restoring their ability to walk.We design, create, and test new prosthetic devices in our…Continue
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From: Jason Crawford <email@example.com>Have you ever considered the effect that losing a fingertip could have on your ability to perform simple daily tasks? What if these tasks were…Continue
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via Medical Express:
One leg, two legs or no legs, it's all about living a normal life. Unless you
Ã¢re South Africa's Oscar Pistorious, a double amputee who will be the
first ever amputee to compete in the Olympics on the track â€œ thanks in
part to a team of researchers, including University of Idaho's Craig
Born without fibulas or the small bones in the calf, Pistorious is looking
for more than an ordinary life -- he…
For those interested in a video of how the recent Supreme Court
decision on the Affordable Care Act will effect prosthetics, NAAOP
posted a video of Peter Thomas, a well-known attorney and amputee
who specializes in amputee issues, explaining the issues. I put the link to
the video below.
NAAOP exists because patients do not always receive the O&P care
they deserve due to various government policies.