Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Prosthetics offer second chance to 2012 Paralympic athlete – The Daily Toreador
In 2005, Matt Brown was working on a natural-gas well. He said he was relieving pressure in a line, but the line separated. The 3 and-a-half inch pipe severed his leg on impact.
Occupational therapists, physical therapists and prosthetists all play a role in helping patients get back into a lifestyle as normal as possible, said Matthew Geddie, with the Occupational Therapy Program at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
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