Some amputees have phantom pain, which is the feeling of pain in the missing limb. Other physical problems include surgical complications and skin problems, if you wear an artificial limb. Many amputees use an artificial limb. Learning how to use it takes time.
What is the last thing you can remember complaining about? Was it the weather, the traffic, or your misbehaving children? Well, after reading this article, you just might never complain about anything in your life again. My friend Rayna DuBose is a basketball player. In fact, she was one of her area's top players and received a full scholarship to Virginia Tech University. The future was bright
She blames her surgeon, Dr. Larry Glazerman with USF, for accidentally cutting her small bowel and failing to catch it. When she woke up from a coma, she thought she was wearing black gloves. But it wasn't a pair of gloves, it was gangrene from a massive infection that eventually led to her arms and legs being amputated.
A GRAN who lost her arms and legs after a holiday infection has had her life transformed by a 3D printed bionic arm. Mum-of-two Kim Smith from Bletchley, Bucks, is overjoyed after she become the first patient of her kind to be fitted with a bionic limb made by a 3D printer. It now means she can do everyday tasks like brushing her hair and playing with her grandchildren. Kim told The Sunday People : "It's amazing. I can brush my own hair and teeth.