Thu May 31, 2012
As Prosthetics Improve, Amputees Face New Choices
Originally published on Thu May 31, 2012 1:49 pm
For years, the goal of surgery was to save as much of the amputee's limb as possible. Now, many are opting to amputate more extensively — having healthy parts of their limbs removed — in order to regain more normal, pain-free function with a prosthetic limb.