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Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust and RSLSteeper Team Up to Help Paralympian Walk His Sister Down the Aisle
Date:7/2/2010

Anthony Booth, a Paralympian who had his artificial legs stolen, has been able to walk his sister down the aisle thanks to Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust and Leeds based prosthetics specialists RSLSteeper. A team from RSLSteeper took just 5 hours to scan, manufacture and fit Anthony with the new limbs.

(PRWEB) July 6, 2010 -- Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust and RSLSteeper team up to help Paralympian walk his sister down the aisle

Anthony Booth, a Paralympian who had his artificial legs stolen, has been able to walk his sister down the aisle thanks to Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust and Leeds based prosthetics specialists RSLSteeper.

Anthony, who lost his legs when he was nine, had been practising for four months to walk without sticks to give away his sister Angela at her wedding on Saturday 26th June. On 12th June, Anthony’s wheelchair and prosthetic legs were stolen, along with his car, and the day before the wedding, he made a national television appeal for the return of his legs ahead of the big day.

Anthony had already been in contact with his local prosthetics provider to try and get some replacement limbs after the robbery. He was told that whilst they could do the preliminary casting for the new legs, they wouldn’t have been ready in time for the wedding.

Nancy Rhodes (Rehabilitation services manager) who manages the Seacroft Rehabilitation Centre saw this appeal, and requested RSLSteeper Branch Manager Steven Carter, to ring GMTV and offer help. Steve then contacted Anthony, and invited him down to the Leeds Teaching hospital site at Seacroft Hospital where RSLSteeper provided the clinical input.

Anthony arrived at the centre at 3pm, and at 4pm RSLSteeper used its leading edge Biosculptor CADCAM scanner to collect digital data from the patients limbs. By 4.30pm, this data was being passed through to the BioMill for manufactu
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