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Double Amputee Finishes Last, but Still Looks Forward to Beijing Olympics

Double amputee Oscar Pistorius finished last on a rain-soaked track at the British Grand Prix race, held in Sheffield on Sunday night . He runs with carbon fibre blades attached to both legs below the knees. To add to his discomfiture, he was also disqualifi...

US Trying Hard to Provide Proper Treatment for Wounded Soldiers

...umvee was hit with an IED two years ago. A partial amputee with speech and other problems from a severe brain injury, he now does work therapy delivering mail at a VA hospital and tries to re-establish life in a nearby apartment with a wife and baby daughter. Marine Cpl. Joshua Pitcher, 22, from upstate Ne...

Now, Natural Looking, Energy Efficient Robotic Ankles for Amputees

...xtend and propel the body upward and forward. An amputee wearing a conventional prosthetic receives a push ...s. By using the Active Ankle-Foot Prosthesis, an amputee can walk with 20 percent less metabolic energy than conventional prostheses. Meanwhile, at Arizona S...

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