Alex, the amputee in the video here, gives an instructive, honest and refreshing video on the nature of his amputation.
He discusses the different types of amputations that there are, demonstrates the capabilities of his legs, and shows the benefits of the different levels of support his prosthetic legs give him.
Picture: Facebook FEEL GOOD: Amputee Gives Instructive Video in How His Legs and Feet Work June 18Source:Facebook KRISTY Wimberly, who at age six was diagnosed with a rare spinal cord tumour called astrocytoma, spent most of her life covering up the fact that her right leg was stunted.
Ms Wimberly had 19 surgeries to try and lengthen her leg, and after every procedure she was confined to a wheelchair and crutches for months and plagued with recurrent infections in her wounds caused by the pressure of her brace.
Picture: FacebookSource:Facebook Doctors fit Ms Wimberly with a bionic knee, controlled by the weight and movement of her upper leg, which can be operated by her smart phone and can be switched into different modes for activities like running or tennis.