After a day at work on January 7th, Charles Soitabao Kango caught his regular bus from Nairobi back to his village home 40 minutes away. This time the journey wasn’t completed, as Charles explains:
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San Antonio’s Karl Chapin, believes his extraordinary life has received a futuristic boost, after being fitted with the very latest multi-articulating, myo-electric, bebionic3 hand.
Karl, who lost his hand at the age of 18, as a paratrooper during the Vietnam War, in the A Shau Valley, has constantly sought new challenges. He has been a skydiving instructor, karate instructor, scuba diver, race car driver, volunteer kidney donor and prize-winning golfer. However, he has often been frustrated by the limiting technology available for his artificial arm.
Nigel was employed as a precious metals smelter. Around five years ago, he was involved in an accident at work involving an industrial blender. This led to a severe crush injury of his right forearm. He underwent six months of operations and infections before deciding to have an elective trans-radial (below elbow) amputation. Unfortunately, due to the extent of his injuries he has been unable to return to work since.
Celso is a bilateral trans-radial (below elbow) amputee. He lost both his arms in 1989 following a traumatic accident involving fireworks. He lives in Brazil and receives his prosthetic treatment at Ortopedia Conforpes.
Dave Sullivan, bebionic prosthetic hand user, tells Rachel Cooper of the Daily Telegraph how his new bebionic v2 hand is changing his life.