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someone who has had a limb removed by amputation

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"He met the soldiers and other amputees who wore the limb.
Managed by EitC disability manager and former Worlrd Amputee Footballer of the Year Steve Johnson, the Everton FC Amputees finished fifth in the tournament, with Turkish side Ortotek Gaziler being crowned champions.
Synopsis: Written specifically for those who have lost a limb, "Yoga for Amputees: The Essential Guide to Finding Wholeness after Lim Loss for Yoga Students and their Teachers" shows how they can successfully engage in powerful yoga practices to build balance, strength, confidence and body awareness.
Ashley Reid, head of the Amputee Football Association Scotland, said: "When people have an amputation, they often think their days of playing sport are numbered - but it's quite the opposite." ?To help the kids get to the camp in Hoffenheim, visit
Charity CEO Ashley said:"It has been fantastic, not only to see amputee football growing successfully in Scotland, but also to see the development of the individual players.
A number of lower limb amputees from the UAE, who had forgotten how to run, feel and experience life independently, were given a chance to running, playing sport and get inspired by motivational sessions by world record holder German paralympian Heinrich Popow.
Kaberia further explained that the delay in payment of the money is because the amputee team approached the ministry quite late yet all federations are required to submit their budgets every beginning of the year.He, however, explained that people with disabilities are the highest funded and thus should not have any difficulties in running their affairs.
Many African and Arab countries, like Tanzania, Ghana, and Lebanon, have amputee national teams.
Effect of stump length on postural steadiness during quiet stance in unilateral transtibial amputee. Al Ameen J Med Sci 2010;3:50-7.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- In a breakthrough approach that combines virtual reality and artificial tactile sensations, two amputees feel as though their prosthetic hand belongs to their own body.
Mike's effort smashed the previous amputee record of 332 yards, set by Chris Osbourne.
Roughly two and a half years ago, Jacobs and fellow Army veteran and amputee Ed Salau participated in a significant VA-funded clinical trial that sought to change the way we think about prostheses and the physical capabilities of the veterans wearing them.
An international team of scientists has come up with a bionic arm: one that allows an amputee to feel as if he is using his natural arm.
An Annan man is getting ready to captain Scotland in their first ever amputee football international.
A DOUBLE amputee is preparing to set sail on a global adventure after fearing he would never walk again.