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Community Rallies to Raise Money for Nine-Month-Old’s Prosthetic Arms

Community Rallies to Raise Money for Nine-Month-Old’s Prosthetic Arms

Courtesy Davis Family(SPOKANE, Wash.) — At 20 weeks pregnant, Brooke and Jim Davis of Spokane, Wash., knew their son, Jameson, would be born without arms months before he would come into this world.”They basically said the ultrasound was inconclusive,…

South Carolina Man Sells Doughnuts to Pay for Prosthetic Legs

South Carolina Man Sells Doughnuts to Pay for Prosthetic Legs

joeyslegs.rog(NEW YORK) — Joey Funderburk’s Christmas wish list is pretty basic: He just wants two new legs to stand on.The problem is he can’t afford the $120,000 it costs to buy the prosthetic limbs, and his insurance, BlueCross BlueShie…

Lauren Scruggs Reveals New Prosthetic Eye and Hand

Lauren Scruggs Reveals New Prosthetic Eye and Hand

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Nearly one year after model and fashion blogger Lauren Scruggs walked off an airplane and into a spinning propeller, she says she still can’t fully explain how it happened.“I remember the sky was black; we were on the …

Legless Marine Conquers Marathon

Legless Marine Conquers Marathon

ABC News(CHICAGO) — When more than 38,000 competitors set off Sunday at the Chicago marathon, few of them likely had a more incredible journey to the start line than Ben Maenza.Maenza, a Marine lance corporal, lost both his legs two years ago when the…

Doctor’s Grow New Ear on Cancer Victim’s Arm

Doctor’s Grow New Ear on Cancer Victim’s Arm

Courtesy Johns Hopkins(NEW YORK) — When Sherrie Walter lost her ear to cancer two years ago, she told herself she’d never be one of those survivors attaching a prosthetic ear every day.”The concept of having to tape something to my skin every day didn…

Prosthetic Limbs Get a Personal Makeover

Prosthetic Limbs Get a Personal Makeover

Bespoke Innovations(NEW YORK) — Three months after losing a leg to a rare type of bone cancer in November, Tony Phillips needed a prosthetic limb to get on with his recovery.And while artificial limbs are seldom known for their aesthetic appeal, Phill…

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