At 19:14 on Thursday 5th March was the moment Nicky realised how sweet life was to be able to walk down the road holding onto her boyfriend’s hand whilst holding her purse in the other. It started with the latest addition to bebionic; small and perfectly formed the bebionic small is the most natural and true to life bionic hand. Born without a right hand, Nicky had to find ways of adapting to life’s challenges with one hand and just ‘make do’. Now Nicky can take hold of her world with both hands to live out her dreams and create more perfect turning points.
Read all about our patients stories about how bebionic helped them.
Having been born without a left hand, Angel has had numerous cosmetic and prosthetic hands over her 26 years.
It was over 14 years ago that Sean McHugh lost his right hand in a construction accident. A successful reattachment procedure initially gave Sean hope that life would return to normal, but the affected hand quickly became problematic, causing excessive pain and offering limited functionality.
It was the end of a late night spent DJing at Cupid’s nightclub in Newry, Northern Ireland, back in 1985 when Stephen Lowry became the victim of a life-changing bomb attack. The explosive device, hidden amongst the folds of a coat, went off in Stephen’s hands, a moment he remembers vividly…
On 16 June 1992, when he was just 13, Mike Swainger was struck by a train when playing with friends on some waste ground. Lying fully conscious by the trackside for 45 minutes, he was fully aware that the arm and leg that rested on the ballast a few feet away, were his own.