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Double Amputee, Father of 7 Starts Shoe Company: 'I'm Not Ready To Sit In A Chair'

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — When a hard-working father of seven faced the horror of losing one of his legs, he nearly gave up. When he was then devastated by the unimaginable reality of losing his other leg in an accident, he had abandoned hope. 665 more words


South African Cancer Patients get 3D Printed Jaw Implants

3D printing is rapidly becoming the best friend of the patients who need medical implants. Although 3D printed medical implants are nothing new, but every time a surgery involves the use of 3D printed implants, it increases the chances of 3D printing becoming more efficient in replicating human body parts. 250 more words


Skin Breakdown Prevention Presentation

If you’re an orthotist, prosthetist, technician, facility owner, or student, we hope you’re making plans to attend the 2014 American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA) National Assembly, September 4-7th in Las Vegas, Nevada. 206 more words

Tamarack News

Evicted From The Twenty-Twenty Club

In 1998, I learned I no longer had twenty-twenty vision. This knowledge did not come to me suddenly. On a couple of occasions at work–on the open-plan office floor of an online brokerage–I noticed I could not clearly read the lettering on the ticker-tape that ran across some of the large monitors that hung from the ceilings. 458 more words


Sunday Night Update

Just letting you know that an update on Matthew’s progress will be broadcast tonight on Sunday Night, before Matthew and Diane head to Sydney and Melbourne for a few days to promote their book… 255 more words

Progress Reports

Polishing aluminum on the prosthetic stomper

4 min video directions

I finally got around to polishing the prosthetic stomper and posting the video.


"Dangerous" - Is It Cliche´ Or Trailblazing?

Book Review : Dangerous 
By Shannon Hale

Spoiler Alert!

    Maisie Danger Brown just wanted to get away from home for a bit, see something new. She never intended to fall in love. 247 more words

Young Adult Book Reviews