Patient stories

Patrick Kane

Patrick Kane didn't have an easy start in life - aged just nine months he contracted meningococcal septicaemia, the virulent form of meningitis. This horrific illness resulted in a three month spell in ...

Rayna DuBose

Rayna DuBose is a natural athlete. She says that when she was younger, she wasn't that interested in academics, preferring to spend all the time she could practicing ballet and playing volleyball and ...

Ian Reid

Ian Reid was on a summer holiday in Gran Canaria in 2004, when he was involved in a tragic bus accident that claimed the life of his wife and left him with ...

Curtis Sawin

Just over ten years ago, Curtis Sawin was involved in a tragic road accident. His SUV rolled and ended up trapping his hand between the body of the vehicle and the surface ...

Bertolt Meyer

Born with a congenitally missing lower left arm, Bertolt Meyer was fitted with his first prosthetic device when he was only three months old. The passive device he was fitted with at ...

Michael Bailey

Michael Bailey is a technology nut and always keeps up with the latest developments, but he never thought for one minute that he would become one of the first people in the ...

Paige Edwards

It was less than four months ago that Paige Edwards and her mother, Janine, watched with great interest as the teenaged Michael Waldron talked on NBC's Today Show about his bionic fingers, ProDigits ...

Kim Doolan

Born in New York in 1962, Kim Doolan is congenitally missing her right arm at the elbow. Aged just 18 months, she was fitted with her first prosthetic device - a passive ...