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Kenyan Leadership Student receives an American Gift

July 27th 2017

Norah Karimi Mwiti arrived in Delaware missing most of her left arm. The Kenyan student, participating in a leadership program, will return to Africa with a rare gift.

As reported on by The News Journal's William Bretzger. 
http://www.delawareonline.com/videos/news/2017/07/27/prosthetic-arm-fit-kenyan-teen/104036380/

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Patiently Waiting for Love

April 8th 2017

The bride: Kim
The groom: Donnie

In February 2016, Kim was scheduled to have a below-knee amputation surgery. Like many people in her situation, she was apprehensive and did not know what to expect. Through mutual friends, she met Donnie, a prosthetic patient of Independence Prosthetics-Orthotics who had undergone a…

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POWERING UP PROSTHETICS RESEARCH

January 9th 2017

POWERING UP PROSTHETICS RESEARCH

Article by Dante LaPenta January 13, 2017

Independence Prosthetics-Orthotics donation spurs prosthetics outcomes research

Like many areas within the convoluted world of health care, the orthotics and prosthetics industry faced changing regulations. And its patients felt the brunt of it. For people with limb loss, these changes…

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Restoring lives, one limb at a time

January 8th 2017

Victoria Marsh had no interest in picking out a new foot.

After losing the lower half of her left leg to bone cancer in early 2015, the 13-year-old with Down Syndrome exerted control by refusing to allow anyone to touch her leg.

Her mother, Karen, was equally frustrated by the process…

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