VIDEO: Teaching Limb Loss Awareness, Amputation, Inclusion, and Acceptance * 2023
VIDEO: Teaching Limb Loss Awareness, Amputation, Inclusion, and Acceptance * 2023
April is Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month
Amputación

April is Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month (LLLDAM)

April is Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month. Every day, more than 500 people in the U.S. lose a limb. By 2050, the Amputee Coalition estimates that the number of people with limb loss will nearly double. The loss of a limb can happen for numerous reasons, everything from an accident to diabetes or even cancer.

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Silicon prosthetic hand and feet
Ortopedia y traumatología

The most common types of prosthetics

Prosthetics can be very expensive, but they can help people to regain their independence and to do the things they enjoy. In addition to the types of prosthetics listed above, there are also a number of other types of prosthetics that are available.

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Liviu Babitz
Salud * Equipos software y hardware

Liviu Babitz always knows where north is with the device on his chest

Co Founder of CyborgNest. The company Cyborg Nest is developing an augmentation of our senses with the Sentero. Thought leader and keynote speaker, presenting and building a positive future where the world learns from each step taken, one step at a time. Over a decade of experience in creating cutting edge technology for impact in the fields of Sensory Enhancement and Human Rights.

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Jack Eyers
Amputación

Jack Eyers, having a disability doesn’t need to hold you back

Jack Eyers is a double World Champion after a huge couple of years racing the men’s VL3 200m.
His most recent success was in Halifax, Canada, after an incredible run in an exhilarating final saw him obtain the World title for a second time running, holding off the fight from the rest of the field to get ahead by just 0.16 seconds.

2021 saw Jack claim his first World title in Copenhagen, with Jack producing his trademark strong second half of the race to claw back the advantage and pip his British teammate Stu Wood on the line and claim the world crown. Jack concluded the 2022 season with a European best time as he powered to gold in Munich and cap off a fantastic year. In 2018, his first international season racing in canoeing, Jack won both European and World Championships bronze medals in the V1 200m VL3 class, a hugely impressive achievement. Fun fact about Jack aside from the sport, he became the first amputee to be crowned Mr England back in 2017.
Jack joined the Podium Potential Programme in 2018 having first began his sporting career in wheelchair basketball. He also competed in wheelchair racing, athletics, rowing and swimming but now believes he has found his sporting home in canoeing.

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Transhuman
Glosario

Transhumanism and body modifications

The transhuman will be that individual who uses technology to improve skills and abilities such as sight, hearing, physical resistance, memory capacity, professional performance, etc., in such a way that, little by little, we will form a new race of humans that will be the posthumans.

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People with limb differences respond to 'The Witches' movie
Enfermedad

In the movie The Witches they make a negative representation of the difference in limbs

Did you watch Robert Zemeckis’ remake of THE WITCHES this Halloween? If so, did you enjoy it or did something bother you about the appearance of Anne Hathaway’s character? Was it her hands? You may not be alone as criticism has come in claiming the Warner Bros family film is insensitive towards people with Ectrodactyly, a limb abnormality that’s commonly referred to as “split hand.” In a statement, the studio said it “regretted any offense caused.” Those who’ve spoken out against the character say that they’re concerned about the movie sending the wrong message to children, that people with physical abnormalities are villains or should be perceived as scary.

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She has recently become the first child double amputee model to walk the runway in the coveted Paris Fashion Week, for the label Lulu et Gigi
Amputación

Daisy-May Demetre, with AK and BK amputee model and gym girl

Mr Demetre said walking was “between five and seven times harder” for his daughter, “but you’d never know”. He said there was no opportunity to practise her catwalk before the show, but Daisy was unshaken. “She came out and posed really well, she just nailed it,” he said.

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Equipo Row2Recovery en el 2012 * MG Latam
Altruismo

Equipo de militares con amputación y lesionados Row2Recovery remaron 3000 millas a través del Atlántico en el 2012

Desde 2010, bajo la bandera de Row2Recovery, cuatro equipos de remo (todos con personal de servicio lesionado y con amputaciones) han completado un cruce del Atlántico sin apoyo. Row2Recovery también desarrolló y financió el programa nacional de remo adaptativo para los militares británicos heridos, heridos y enfermos. Nuestras campañas han recaudado más de £ 1,500,000 libras, para organizaciones benéficas militares y civiles.

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Altruismo

Alex Lewis de Inglaterra * Pág.2. Coldplay le dona £10,000

Debido al síndrome de un choque séptico por estreptococos A. Coldplay le ha donado £ 10,000.
“inspirador” que perdió sus extremidades a causa de una infección mortal.
El líder de la banda, Chris Martin, envió personalmente un correo electrónico a Alex Lewis desde Stockbridge, Hampshire, para decirle que había renovado su “fe en la vida”.

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¿Cómo Prepararse Para Una Mastectomía? * MG Latam
El cáncer

¿Cómo prepararse para una mastectomía?

Guía básica para aquellas personas que van a ser intervenidas con una mastectomía para salvar sus vidas. Surgen muchas dudas, preguntas y cuestionamientos, los que en muchas ocasiones no son aclarados. Queremos brindar una pauta que le ayudara a entender lo previo a la cirugía

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