For prosthetists, therapists, and other members of the rehab team, limb loss presents a threshold to new possibilities—a first step toward functional mobility.
Can you imagine amputating a perfectly healthy limb? For most people, the thought of doing that is unthinkable, but for some it feels absolutely normal.
Elective Amputation: Making the Decision August 2011 By Judith Philipps Otto For prosthetists, therapists, and other members of the rehab team, limb loss ...
I'll jump in here with some U.S. perspective. Since you're looking at an elective amputation, make absolutely certain that your doctor(s) will certify the procedure ...
My amputation was considered "elective" because I did not lose my foot in my accident as a child or through a disease like diabetes. I had an arthritic ...
In pain and forced to use a wheelchair, a young woman opts to amputate her clubfeet. 'New prosthetics have made active life possible for many with injuries ...
Elective amputation is very groundbreaking, controversial It's many people's worse nightmare -- a crippling car accident. Describes Nicola Wilding, 35 ...
Out on a Limb Elective Amputation: An Irrational Desire or a Fundamental Right? by Whitney Archer. H is leg bleeding and in pieces, George Boyer reached for his ...
Elective amputation after years of pain - Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer | of | Share this photo. Morgan sits on a bed as her daughters do chores. Show.
If you were to proceed with an above-knee amputation, you may or may not become capable of running with a prosthesis ...