The history is absolutely fascinating and so important to study. The advancements that have made in everything from technology to fashion are extraordinary. Often times studying history is extremely useful in teaching us what we need to do looking forward...and at other times, it can just be absolutely TERRIFYING to see what people have cooked up in the past!
Inspiring Teen Continues to Pursue Her Love of Dance After Leg Amputation
15-year-old Gabi Shull had cancer. She had the opportunity to receive a revolutionary form of surgery called rotationplasty. In a Youtube video, Shull explains that after the affected knee was removed, “they took my lower leg and foot, twisted it 180 degrees backwards, and attached it to my thigh.” That's right when not in the prosthesis, her foot is actually pointing backwards. This is necessary so she can still use the nerves and muscles in her foot to point.