Amputée

Fears Of A New Mother

Jessica Smith | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Parents
Jessica Smith

When I discovered that I was pregnant, I was completely over the moon - mainly because I had suffered an eating disorder for many years and although I never spoke about it with anyone, I always had a lingering fear that perhaps the damage I had done to my body internally would be irreversible. But thankfully I was able to fall pregnant naturally.

Losing My Husband, Daughter And Leg Taught Me The True Meaning Of Resilience

Victoria Milligan | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK
Victoria Milligan

life less ordinary banner I thought I would collapse from the pain of my grief, I literally imagined myself melting into the floor in one big grief puddle. I look back now, four years on, and wonder how I have survived. I suppose the reality is that I had no choice. Time doesn't stop just because a major tragedy happens in your life.

Cancer Survivor Takes Her Amputated Foot On Many Adventures

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman whose foot was amputated due to cancer has dedicated an entire Instagram account to its daily adventures. Following surgery, Kristi Loyall ask...

New NHS Funding For Advanced Prosthetics Could Lead To Lower Patient Injury Rates And Aid Future Technology Development

Alastair Ward | Posted 29.12.2016 | UK Tech
Alastair Ward

tech for good These next generation intelligent joints will now be opened up to patients on the Health Service, meeting specific criteria, giving Prosthetists the opportunity to prescribe amputees with the best solutions the market has to offer.

Ballet Dancer Learns To Dance Again After Having Leg Amputated

Barcroft | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A teen who lost her leg to cancer has defied the odds to become a competitive dancer. Gabi Shull feared her dancing days were over when she had her le...

Emotional Moment Girl Swims First Race After Losing Her Arm

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Parents

An eight-year-old girl who lost her arm in a dog attack moved people to tears during her first swimming race since the incident. Thalia Standley ha...

Amputees Show Off Unique Fashion Accessories For Prosthetic Limbs

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK Style

Amputees are showing off the intricate designs of a company striving to make fashion available for all. Alleles, based in Canada, aims to prove tha...

Why This Man From Bournemouth Just Made Fashion Week History...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

For the second time during New York Fashion Week 2015, history has been made. A model from Bournemouth has become the first male model and amputee...

Soldier's Liverpool FC Tattoo Reads 'You'll Never Walk' After Leg Amputation

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK

A Liverpool fan and Royal Marine's "You'll Never Walk Alone" tattoo was unfortunately altered after he had his leg amputated. Andy Grant's limb wa...

Woman Who Lost Her Legs In Railway Suicide Attempt Turns Her Life Around

Barcroft | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A mum has told of the horrific moment she lost her legs, after lying in front of a train in an attempt to take her own life. Helen Galsworthy was j...

Quadruple Amputee On The Run After His Parents Were Murdered 'Is Armed & Dangerous'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK

A 30-year-old man who lost both his hands and feet to meningitis as a teenager is being sought by police. Sean Petrozzino has been named as a “p...

Why Was This Amputee's Foot Re-Used As A Knee Joint?

Caters | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After being diagnosed with bone cancer in her thigh for the second time, Jordon Moody was faced with a tough decision. Her doctors told her that sh...

Leg-O

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Tech

It may lack the magical adventure of The Hobbit or the speeds and thrills of an F1 racer but for sheer ingenious practical value you can't beat buildi...

Amputee 'Beaten With Own Walking Stick

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK

An amputee was beaten with his own walking stick after four men attacked him in a park in Smethwick. The 54-year-old man, who has one leg, escaped ...

Brogan Driscoll

'I'm Very Big On Stump Pride'

HuffingtonPost.com | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

With London 2012 officially over all eyes are firmly on the Paralympic Games, and after such a successful performance from Team GB expectations are hi...

A New Leash Of Life! (PICTURES)

Caters News | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK

A dog has learnt to walk on two legs after his front limbs had to be amputated following a fall from a three storey building. London, a pitbull pu...

Britain's Paralympic Veterans

Thomas Morris | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Sport
Thomas Morris

After the First and Second World Wars, over sixty thousand military amputees came home. Three years later, Britain hosted the Olympics, and a small hospital in Buckinghamshire put on the world's first 'Wheelchair Games'. Now in 2012, the future of the British forces in Afghanistan is being decided.

Dolphin Tattoo Transforms Amputee's Shoulder Into A Work Of Art (PICTURE)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Heine Braeck, 33, from Sarpsborg, Norway, has been without an right arm since he lost it during a freak accident when he was 13. Today, his should...