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Chapter One of Steyn’s Story with Deist and Associates

 

On the 12th of May, 2019, 16 year old, Steyn Steenberg, was in a motorcycle accident. Steyn lost his leg as a result of the accident. He spent twelve days in the hospital...

Catching Up With Bridgette: One Year after Receiving the i-digits™ Partial Hand Prosthesis

 

One year ago Jaco Deist and his patient, Bridgette Mokoena jetted off to Scotland where Bridgette became the first South African recipient of a partial-hand prosthetic. Bridgette and Jaco visited Touch Bionics to test the hand that Jaco had already fit for her here in South...

How to Properly Care for and Clean your Prosthetic Limb

 

The proper routine cleansing of a prosthetic limb is vital to the patient. As the prosthetic is considered to be an extension of your body, it should be treated as such when it comes to its care and hygiene. This article will discuss some of the reasons this is important and...

David Kobola and Kurt van Onselen: Life After a Hemipelvectomy

 

David Kobola is a twenty-one year old business management student at TUT from Limpopo and Kurt van Onselen is 54 year old who used to be the Sales Manager for Powerteam SA. What do these two people have in common that they share so intimately? Both David and Kurt have...