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Man creates DIY prosthetic device after amputation

PHOENIX — Howard Kamarata was a pipe fitter by trade, a home handyman by desire. It was the handyman work that got him in trouble.

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from SILive.com

Staten Island's JCC hosts Reelabilities Film Festival

'Melissa Stockwell: Was the first female American soldier in history to lose a limb in active combat and was the first Iraq War veteran to compete in the Paralympic Games as a swimmer in 2008 • Was one of four athletes featured in a documentary called “Warrior Champions” • Completed her residency in prosthetics where she fit other amputees with prosthetic devices.'

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Touch Bionics Announced To Release New Prosthetic Fingers Technology - Prosthetic fingers or arms fulfill the lack of real fingers or arms. Touch Bionics is a worldwide provider of prosthetic fingers or arms. The company's prosthetic devices are known as i-limb digits which are fully customized electronic prosthesis for those people who have lost his/her finger(s) or partial hand. However, the company has announced September 27 that it is going to launch a new prosthetic fingers worldwide…

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Nakio, a mixed-breed dog with four prosthetic devices, goes for a run in Colorado Springs April 12, 2013. Nakio lost all four feet to frostbite when he was abandoned as a puppy in a foreclosed home. (Photo by Rick Wilking/Reuters)

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from NPR.org

The Double Amputee Who Designs Better Limbs

Hugh Herr is a biophysicist and rock climber. He is the holder or co-holder of 10 patents related to prosthetic devices.

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OrthoPets: Orthotic Brace or Prosthetic Device for Dog or Animal, including Stifle, Hock, Carpus, Elbow, Knee, Wrist, Ankle, or Paw

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