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amputee

a person who has had a limb amputated
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' PM Modi meets a young amputee. "They conceptualized this idea of providing the artificial limb but with mobility, with flexibility," says Swami.
Managed by EitC disability manager and former Worlrd Amputee Footballer of the Year Steve Johnson, the Everton FC Amputees finished fifth in the tournament, with Turkish side Ortotek Gaziler being crowned champions.
Yoga offers amputees the flexibility, strength and stamina they are seeking, while also providing emotional, mental and spiritual well-being to help amputees of all levels thrive in life.
Ottobock Philippines Managing Director Peter Goldberg turned over the prostheses to the soldier amputees in a simple ceremony held at Joy Nostalg Hotel and Suites Manila.
THREE young amputee footballers are shooting for the top in a bid to represent Scotland in Europe.
The running clinic - organised by prosthetic limbs manufacturer Otto Bock Middle East - saw Heinrich demonstrate and encourage amputees living in the UAE to try out running blade prosthetics.
figure By DAVID MWERE The government has finally yielded to pressure from the public and assured the national amputee football team members that they will be paid all outstanding dues before the week ends after their stellar performance at the Amputee Football World Cup in Mexico two weeks ago.Appearing before the National Assembly Sports Committee Thursday, Sports and Heritage Cabinet Secretary Rashid Echesa also gave a similar undertaking to the national skating team that competed at the Africa Championships.
Kenya Amputee Football Federation Secretary General Peter Oloo has accused the Ministry of Sports of negligence and incompetence after failing to release funds for the team's travel to Mexico for the Amputee World Cup later this month.
More specifically, for amputees who have decided to proceed with prosthesis, the presence of a flexion contracture may prevent him/her from achieving successful prosthesis usage.
The famous idiom "seeing is believing" is not enough to help amputees with the use of their prosthetic limb.
The team was started in 2010 by Christy McElligott, Simon Baker and two other amputees.
For years, it has been a common practice for amputees to cap their truncated limbs with a latex sock and place it into the socket of a prosthesis.