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.
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.
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.
We're impressed by anyone who can master a smokey eye or a perfect contour, but when someone who has no arms or legs does it? That's inspiring. Kaitlyn Dobrow was 18 years old when she was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis.
Ever since losing her four limbs to a bacterial meningitis infection two years ago, Crespo had trouble accepting her new body. I thought, this might be my purpose in life. That's because she wants her show to accentuate differences among individuals, she said.
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Collecting large datasets of amputee gait data is notoriously difficult. Additionally, collecting data on less prevalent amputations or on gait activities other than level walking and running on hard surfaces is rarely attempted. However, with the wealth of user-generated content on the Internet, the scope for collecting amputee gait data from alternative sources other than traditional gait labs is intriguing.
Women can now compete on your own teams for the fun of it; for local, regional and national competition; or elite competition up to and including your own World Cup. Houston Dynamo match in June. The crowd loved it.
In the blink of an eye, he believed he lost everything and his life was over. Little did the active veteran know, his worries would soon be gone once he decided he wouldn't let them stop him from doing what made him happy. Ben is an outdoorsman who loves working out. So, when the members of his local gym approached him to tell him how much of an inspiration he was - he made up his mind - to become the best personal trainer he could be and change people's lives for the better!