Stay Active& Postive
Since I've had to get creative and find ways of doing things one-handed everyday, I thought maybe others could benefit from my experience if they are having to make similar adjustments.
Here's a collection of some ideas and information to help inspire you to stay proactive during your journey.
people, stories & sources that rock
Candidates for bionic hand reconstruction
Date: January 17, 2017
Source: Journal of Neurosurgery (via ScienceDaily.com)
Summary: Researchers offer a treatment algorithm, or protocol, for identifying patients with global (flail arm) brachial plexus injuries who are likely to benefit from trading in their insensate and nonfunctional hand for a myoelectric prosthetic device.
Who is Lauren Steadman?
Date: Updated: 16 December 2018
Summary: Lauren Steadman won many fans after her appearance in Strictly Come Dancing in 2018, reaching the semi-finals. She is a British Paralympic athlete who has competed in three Summer Paralympics, in both swimming and the paratriathlon.
Where Is Zion Clark Now? A New Netflix Movie Spotlights The Athlete's Incredible Resilience
Date: Updated: Aug 10 2018
Summery: Zion, a Netflix documentary short chronicling the life of high school wrestler Zion Clark, is a story unlike any you've seen before. Clark was born with caudal regression syndrome, which left him without legs. In addition to his physical challenge, Clark was subjected to the foster care system after being put up for adoption as an infant. But Clark channeled his difficult past into his passion for athletics, particularly wrestling.