Being unable to compete in sporting activities can seem discouraging.
This expert will help design a custom prosthesis for you as well as help you with the best choice for the sport you want to be involved in.
There are limbs available for a large variety of activities such as swimming, basketball, cycling, running, fishing, skiing and many more.
Vincent Hospital, the Turnstone physical therapy clinic and the IU Health Neuroscience Center. About 20,000 amputees have attended the program nationwide, including 2,000 amputees in the Indiana program in the last three years, Oehler said.
He became a below-knee amputee at the age of 24 after a car accident."There's too much on our plate, but it's all good, man," Oehler said. There's too much hate in this world right now, so the more love we can give out, the better off everyone is going to be."The school is also open to therapists, who usually receive little training on biomechanics of prosthetic devices and how to teach amputees to move with the new device, Schaffhauser said.
Bionic prosthetics are not meant for everyone and it is best to discuss your options with an experienced prosthetist.