Introducing Mohammed – An Australia Awards Scholarship recipient

At ProMotion Prosthetics, we strive to do all we can to ensure our clients are able to achieve optimal outcomes and achieve their personal goals. However, it is not without the dedication, hard work and positive attitude of our clients that they will be able to reach their full potential. Needless to say, we are extremely proud of each and every one of our clients as we see them reach that potenti...
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How much water can your microprocessor knee handle?

In today’s climate of advancing prosthetic technology, the range of knees, feet, hands and other componentry that are available for amputees is ever growing. With such large numbers of these products it can be difficult to distinguish which activities each individual one are suitable for. As we described in our January 2016 blog Making a Splash with your Prosthetic Limbs, prostheses with specific ...
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Terry Fox – the legacy that keeps on running

“I want to try the impossible to show it can be done” These are just some of the inspiring words spoken by the incredible Terry Fox as he embarked on his mission to run across Canada, all the while wearing a prosthetic leg. Terry Fox was a young, athletic and tenacious student from Winnipeg in Canada when at the age of only 21, he was diagnosed with a malignant tumour in his right ...
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The Long Road to Rio – we’ve finally arrived!

With less than a week to go before the world’s elite Paralympic athletes take their mark to compete in the 2016 Rio Paralympics. When all of their hard work and training in the lead up to this huge event is put to the test… it’s time for all of us, as supporters of these Superhumans to get excited. To help get you fired up for what is going to be 12 days worth of inspiring grit and deter...
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Lance Anderson – The Rodeo Stuntman

Name:  Lance Anderson Background information: Lance Anderson, the 'Rodeo Stuntman' first qualified as a Stunt Performer in 1989, and brought with him over 10 years professional Rodeo experience. Competing extensively throughout Australia, Canada and the United States. Lance went on to win the 1978 World Bull Riding Title, proving himself to be a man dedicated to pushing the boundaries and earni...
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Advances in Prosthetic Technology

Limbs 4 Life has a free quarterly publication called Amplified which is distributed nationally free of charge in digital and print formats. Featuring profiles and perspectives from amputees, amplified covers a diverse range of topics including health and wellbeing, advocacy and articles relating to amputees. This fantastic read entitled Advances in Prosthetic Technology by Holly Franklin can read ...
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Our Athletes

Hannah Macdougall A dual Paralympian, and previous World Record holder, Hannah has captained the Australian Swimming Team at both a World Championships and Paralympic Games, completed a double degree in Sport Science and Sport Management with Honours, is currently studying a Phd on athlete well-being, and still manages to find time to continue her mission of discovering Melbourne’s best baked eggs...
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Making a Splash with your Prosthetic Limbs

There are a lot of activities out there that you as a prosthetic user shouldn’t feel limited in doing, just because your prosthetic limbs don't allow it. Did you know that we as prosthetists can design and manufacture limbs especially for you to take part in these activities? Gone are the days where you have to sit back and miss out on all the fun! Some of the activities when having a specialise...
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A History of Prosthetics

A History of Prosthetics from Egyptian toes and Pirate legs… how far have we come? Considering the very first prosthetic toe, seen here on this Egyptian mummy was made from a paper maché type mixture of linen, glue and plaster… we’ve come a long way in the development of Prosthetic materials and technologies. Nowadays, we see more modern materials, such as carbon fibre, titanium and fiberglass in...
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