Since the earliest documented prosthetic toe, there have been many advancements to prosthetic feet. Prosthesis doctors fit the prosthetic feet, giving patients the ability to walk, run, cycle and swim.
Recently, we covered wheelchair maintenance from short term to long term maintenance. But what about cleaning and disinfecting your wheelchair? There are a few easy ways to make sure that your wheelchair doesn’t bring unwanted germs and infectious diseases into your space.
Believe it or not, the peg leg was not just a concept from old pirate movies. There are many cases in history where peg legs have been used when a pirate or a soldier lost a leg in battle or from disease.
Here at Meintjes & Neethling, we thrive on success stories! Gerrit van der Merwe is one of our champion amputees that overcame great obstacles to live a normal, happy life again. Over the next few months, we will help Gerrit to tell his story and to show people that you do not have to be limited as an amputee. Live your life and help others to grow with you!
Artificial limbs have been assisting people to live normal lives for centuries. This is their main purpose; to ensure that people can carry on living happy, balanced lives.