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Trauma

I hate scars

I had an accident while washing a thin glass French coffee press, which broke right in my fingers while I was apply dish-soap to it.

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Trauma

Amputee girl in the subway

I met this girl on a train.

She misses her left hand.

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Trauma

Chinese foot

Chinese foot is another mutilation made to little girls, but opposed to other barbaric children abuse, this one declining every year.

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Medical History

Month Eight: Thumbs Up

Eight months has passed since amputation.

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Trauma

Amputee options: Robotic leg prosthesis

As I already hinted, the future is here.

Brought to you by Otto Bock Healthcare.

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Trauma

Dangers of iPad

While searching for an iPad case, I came across a news article claiming iPad covers may actually lead to amputation.

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Trauma

Arm amputee options: high tech prosthesis

Forget about bulky and barely usable prosthesis!
High tech has come to aid finger amputees.

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Medical History

Month Five: The Split Fingernail

It’s the fifth month after amputation.

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Trauma

Amputation in movies: House M.D.

So, House M.D. is officially over. I became a fan of the series in 2009, when House M.D. was at its peak.

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Regeneration

Get Default: Valentin Dikul

This is Valentin Dikul (b. 1948), Russian circus weightlifter.

When he was 14, safety equipment gave way and he fell 13 meters down on the arena, breaking his spine. Dikul was doomed for a cheerless life in a wheelchair.