The First Step to Independence

7/29/2014

Rehabilitation returns a local amputee to independence. A donated ramp facilitates access to the world outside his door.

More than half of lower limb amputations in the United States occur in those with diabetes. Many people with diabetes suffer from peripheral neuropathy, the loss of normal feeling in the extremities. Reduced sensation puts people at risk of injuries that can lead to amputation.

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