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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...

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...

Felicity Success Story

 

Happy New Year to all and I hope that 2014 is a fantastic year for you!

My 2013 ended on a high note, I was privileged to have met Felicity. So often you look at a situation and think to yourself – this is a bad or impossible situation…..

Whenever I work with...

Where Do I Start To Get A Below Knee Prosthesis?

 

Having a limb amputated is not just a complex medical procedure; it is also a complex psychological problem for the amputee as well. Thankfully, modern prosthetics can make the whole process, from amputation to becoming acclimatised to your new leg, much simpler than many...