Prosthetic Limbs Help Children

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Parents whose children have lost an arm or leg often blame themselves for the loss. They may feel responsible for the accident or prenatal condition causing amputation. They may worry their child will never be able to have the same experiences as other children. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Modern prosthetics can […]


Technology Provides Better Future For Kids With Limb Loss

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More than 1,000 children are born with limb loss every year in the United States. Most of those cases are due to a simple prenatal accident known as amniotic banding. This occurs very early in a pregnancy when the mother’s womb begins to build a support structure for the growing fetus. In about one out […]


Young Tsunami Survivors Find New Start At Shriners Hospitals

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When the Indian Ocean tsunami crashed ashore on December 26, 2004, many things were lost. Homes were swept away, belongings gone forever. Hundreds of thousands of people lost their lives in the disaster. And many of those who survived, including children, literally lost a part of themselves. Seven-year-old Tara Aulia and 11-year-old Hamdani survived the […]