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Sierra Leone Postwar Amputees forms Soccer League

Tired of being marginalized and not wanting to panhandle for food or money, Mohammed Jalloh and a group of other wartime amputees founded the Salone Flying Stars, a soccer club they[...] The post... This is a content summary only. Visit www.cp-afr...

An Open Letter To The Person Who Left A Cruel Note To The Amputee Parking In The Handicap Spot

Man, what is this world coming to?  I mean, some people have to even criticize people who are disabled parking in a handicap spot?  I mean, handicaps have enough trouble from normal people parking in the handicap spot, just to … Continue read...
by Geek Alabama on Mar 19, 2015

Cyberlegs project wants to equip amputees with robotic limbs

You'll see a lot more instances of robotic arms in the news, but it doesn't mean high-tech prostheses for the lower limbs don't exist. The Cyberlegs project, for instance, is developing robotic legs that can help amputees move and walk more naturally...
by engadget on Mar 19, 2015

Cyberlegs project wants to equip amputees with robotic limbs

You'll see a lot more instances of robotic arms in the news, but it doesn't mean high-tech prostheses for the lower limbs don't exist. The Cyberlegs project, for instance, is developing robotic legs that can help amputees move and walk more naturally...
by engadget on Mar 19, 2015

Good News Fridays: Prosthetic’s Made Out of LEGO’s

This week I wanted to show of two amazing videos from YouTube.  When a person loses a limb, their lives change dramatically.  Yes, prosthetic’s have gotten a lot better in the last few years as they are easy to use. … Continue reading &...
by Geek Alabama on Jul 12, 2013

Amputees And Phantom Limbs

For those individuals that suffer from the loss of a limb coming to terms with a new handicap usually requires a period of adjustment. Learning to alter the way in which certain tasks are carried out without the use of certain limbs can be a challeng...
by Gaucy Health on May 10, 2013

Why won't God heal amputees

This question is something that athiests normally bring up claiming its a proof that God is not all powerful because he should help amputees.The answer is simple when a part of a person has to be removed then they have a choice. Either allow the medi...
by Islamic Questions and Answers on Mar 16, 2013

What It's Like...To Dive as a Double Amputee

Army Chief Warrant Officer Scott Schroeder was wounded a year and a half ago during a patrol mission while serving in the Zabul province of Afghanistan. He sustained injuries from a roadside bomb that exploded under the vehicle he was riding in, the...
by scubascoop on Mar 8, 2013

Important Reminder: November 8th in Wantagh, New York support our disabled American veterans with Purple Heart Pups!!!

Support the veterans who have sacrificed so much! The event for Purple Heart Pups will take place in Wantagh, Long Island on November 8, 2012 with the money raised supporting disabled, blind and amputee veterans by helping to provide them with an im...
by The Political Commentator on Nov 1, 2012

Join Purple Heart Pups for a fundraiser November 8th in Wantagh, Long Island to benefit disabled American veterans!

Support the veterans who have sacrificed so much! The event for Purple Heart Pups will take place in Wantagh, Long Island on November 8, 2012 with the money raised supporting disabled, blind and amputee veterans by helping provide them with an impro...
by The Political Commentator on Oct 11, 2012

3D Printing Gives Amputees Custom-Designed Legs [VIDEO]

A San Francisco company called Bespoke Innovations is using 3D printing and modeling technology to give prosthetic limbs new life as custom-designed, wearable pieces of art. [More from Mashable: Stunning 3D-Printed Guitars Will Blow You Away [PICS]]H...


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