For more information, or to request referral forms, please call one of our locations. Our amputee rehabilitation specialists understand the challenging recovery patients face after losing a limb. We work closely with each patient to help restore strength, balance, function, and mobility with a goal of building an independent and rewarding life.
Two years ago, Rebekah Gregory DiMartino was standing near the finish line of the Boston Marathon when a bomb exploded just a few feet in front of her. She underwent countless surgeries over the following year — most of them on her left leg, which was the most mangled from the explosion — but none were particularly successful. In Novembershe finally amputated the leg.
Izzy, from Derby, was just seven when she fell ill with meningitis. Her parents, Catherine Lloyd and Oliver Weall, were warned she had just hours to live after she suffered a heart attack and multiple organ failure. Izzy spent two weeks in an induced coma and her parents were warned she could potentially be brain damaged.
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Since he lost his hands in an accident, he has made dozens of how-to videos, entertaining step-by-step tutorials showing amputees across the globe how to tie a necktie, brush their teeth, drive a car or go rock-climbing. Matagi lost his hands in in an electrical accident while working as a power lineman in Kremmling, Colorado. He was holding a piece of cut wire that touched a live wire while he was doing maintenance on a transformer from a cherry picker.
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The world's "first bionic performance artist" Viktoria Modesta, the British model who had one leg amputated when she was 20, is to appear at the Paris cabaret Crazy Horse, known for its burlesque shows. The year-old singer, who appeared in the closing ceremony of the London Paralympics, will be the star of several specially created scenes with the cabaret's troupe of nude dancers, Crazy Horse told AFP. Modesta is best known for the video of her song "Prototype" in which she appears in a tutu with a spiked prosthetic leg.