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August
11

Patient Story - Prosthetic Hand Now Part of My Body

Posted on Monday 11th August, 2014

One of our principal sponsors, Touch Bionics, is sharing patient stories about some of the people who have been helped by the company's cutting-edge technology.

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August
4

Kim - prosthetic hand for a congenital limb difference patient

Posted on Monday 4th August, 2014

"When I was out in public, I tended to try and hide my hook to avoid unwanted attention, which resulted in poor posture.  With livingskin, no one knows that this isn't my real arm, so I always stand up straight when I'm wearing it...  it's a confidence thing.  I used to get a lot more space in public when I was wearing my hook than I do when I'm wearing my livingskin! But that just shows how much I blend in now - my disability is invisible when I'm wearing it."

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July
28

Staying Focussed - the Story of Elizabeth Wright’s Extraordinary Journey from Childhood to Paralympic Glory

Posted on Monday 28th July, 2014

Last week we ran extracts from Elizabeth Wright's new book, "Ditch the Arm, Keep the Leg".  EDRIC Chairman, Geoff Adams-Spink shares his review of the book.

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July
23

Ditch the Arm, Keep the Leg - the Inspiring Story of Elizabeth Wright

Posted on Wednesday 23rd July, 2014

Australian Paralympian, Elizabeth Wright, has just published her autobiography.  With her kind permission we are reproducing extracts from the book to whet your appetite.

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July
9

Heather's Driving Ambition

Posted on Wednesday 9th July, 2014

UK thalidomide survivor, Heather Clark, talks about her lifelong passion for horses.  After falling off and losing her nerve, temporarily, she turned to carriage driving and has represented the UK in international competitions. 

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