amputee


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amputee

a person who has had a limb amputated
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He himself was an amputee, surviving the Plaza Miranda bombing in 1971.
As current national Champions, the Everton Amputee team represented the UK in a competition including the champions from Russia, Poland, Georgia, Turkey and Eire and saw Europe's finest come together in the largest tournament in the history of the sport.
Critique: Simply stated, exceptionally well organized and presented, "Yoga for Amputees" is an essential instruction guide and manual for any amputee wanting to reclaim their health and wellness after limb loss or anyone working in rehabilitation who wants to add yoga to their patient care plan, such as prosthetists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, recreational therapists, kinesiologists and physicians.
Keeley Cerretti, 10, from Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Daniel McDevitt, 10, from Stranraer, and Harris Tinney, 11, from Glasgow, are aiming to take part in the European Amputee Football Junior Camp.
Back in April 2017, Ashley Reid and Partick Thistle Community Trust manager Paul Kelly set up Amputee Football Association Scotland to help those with an amputee or limb difference to gain confidence and increase their fitness and health.
But Heinrich changed everything for us because he himself is an amputee and can empathise what we amputees go through.
Just like the amputee team, the skaters had also been neglected.Echesa, accompanied by his Principal Secretary Kirimi Kaberia, told the committee, chaired by Machakos Town Member of Parliament Victor Munyaka, that all the issues that had arisen after the amputees' teams arrived back home have been sorted out and the only pending business was settling their dues.
However his personal assistant, Mbugua said the Amputees team 'ambushed us without prior notice' but promised to come up with a solution in a couple of days.
Recently, the Sheikh Zayed Club formed a 15-palyer amputee team composed of us and allowed all the players to train at the club's playgrounds.
The data gathered from this questionnaire were sufficient for this study to achieve its objectives that was to assess the level of awareness of transtibial amputee patients on stump contractures and their compliance with efforts implemented to prevent the condition.
In 2014, in a European collaboration led by EPFL, scientists overcame a major hurdle by giving an amputee the ability to feel -- in real-time -- with the help of their prosthetic hand.
Mike Browne, a former Royal Artillery Gunner and the UK's first amputee pro golfer, hit 564 yards.