A 10-year-old double amputee just played hoops with Harlem Globetrotters.
"Cody has really done everything that they said he wouldn't do."
If patients knew the stats and figures surrounding advanced wounds they would never ignore them and would seek treatment right away. However, it is important to remember that it is not the patient's fault. It is extremely hard to get someone to care about an issue until it crashes into a daily reality. We must do more as a healthcare community to educate the masses.
"It was the first time for the boy to see a real plane. He was extremely happy," Li Liangbin, a representative from the airline
"He still wants to get out and do everything he can," Deven's former coach Justin Henne told PennLive.com. "He's not looking
We hear so much about respecting boundaries that we tend to forget there's a world of difference between violating them and simply testing them. Every breakthrough -- whether in science, in art or in a one-on-one relationship -- involves crossing a boundary. And not all boundaries are as hard to cross as they seem.
What if you could choose body parts like you choose a pair of shoes? And what if these prosthetics could help you do new things and express new parts of yourself? Aimee Mullins shares what she calls the poetry of prosthetics.