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Prosthetic limbs after amputation

Redressing a global imbalance? There can be no doubt that over the last few years the technology associated with prosthetic limbs has improved exponentially, and has massively increased function, independence and activity for people with lower limb amputations. In the UK, prosthetic limbs are now available which have the best...

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Advances in treatment and rehabilitation in the UK

“It is a privilege to work closely with eminent surgeons in the field of trauma” Lee Hart, Head of the Serious Injury team, recently attended two conferences in the field of amputation and rehabilitation with a view to developing his knowledge and expertise, to ensure that our clients have access...

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Highlights from Clarke Willmott’s Amputation Training Day 2018

Amputation and Co-existing medical problems including multiple limb loss View our two videos of discussions and feedback from some of the event speakers including:   Karen Crockatt, Mother of a child with limb loss due to meningitis. Richard Hirons, Clinical specialist prosthetist at Ossur Jerry Pike FRCS, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon...

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Limbless Association Stepping Forward Seminar at Clarke Willmott

Clarke Willmott delighted to host Limbless Association seminar On 26 October 2017, Clarke Willmott, panel members for the Limbless Association, hosted the second in the Limbless Association series of engagement seminars. The event was attended by amputees and those working in the amputee field. Limbless Association Vice President David Rose,...

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Clarke Willmott to hold Amputation Event

Amputation and co-existing medical problems including multiple limb loss We are pleased to announce an upcoming event which aims to provide training and discuss issues surrounding limb loss. The event is the latest in a series of fundraising and awareness events organised by our Personal Injury, Serious Injury and Medical Negligence teams,...

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Video: Life After Limb Loss

Amputation Training Day – life after limb loss – 5 October 2016 Following the success of this event, our fourth Amputation Training Day, we are delighted to share our short video of the day. This features: Steve Trump, Partner, Clarke Willmott; Abdo Haidar, Consultant Prosthetist, The London Prosthetic Centre; Helen...

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Diabetes amputations on the increase

New figures show increasing numbers of diabetes related amputations are being performed Diabetes UK have today published figures which confirm that diabetes related amputations in the UK have reached an all time high. The data used to calculate the figures was originally produced by Public Health England. It shows that...

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Restoring sensation for amputees

New technology aims to restore sensation for amputees Over the last decade there have been many developments in prostheses used by amputees. The range of products available has grown from the most basic – a rigid “limb” providing nothing but support – to a state of the art system replicating...

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Videos of October 2014 – Amputation Training Day

Two films of this event (a shorter and longer version) have now been published on our Youtube channel. The films feature Stephen Trump, Partner of Clarke Willmott LLP, Paralympian, Aaron Phipps, Clinical Specialist Prosthestist, Richard Hirons of Össur, Pain Management Specialist, Gareth Greenslade and Rehabilitation Specialist, Jim Bonney.    ...

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A Life Less Ordinary

The Alternative Limb Project’s realistic limbs are, by any standard, impressive. But what caught our eye were the ‘alternative’ limbs. Amongst these are limbs that can only be described as works of art. A Swarovski crystallized leg, created by Sophie de Oliveira, was made specifically for Viktoria Modesta who played...

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