Tell us the story of your injury and amputation.
I fell off the front of a pontoon boat. The boat went over the top of me. The prop struck my legs, severing my left leg off right through the knee. My right leg was also badly damaged.
What type of prosthetic device are you wearing?
An above the knee prosthesis.
“Be patient. No detail is too small. Ask questions if you don’t fully understand.”
Do you have any advice to share with new patients in similar situations?
Be patient. No detail is too small. Ask questions if you don’t fully understand (something about your treatment).
Is there a resource that was helpful to you during your recovery?
Family and friends.
How has your prosthesis changed your life?
It has given me my self-esteem back and the ability to hold a job.
What are some achievements you’ve reached since your amputation?
With leg, no.
Is there any other information you’d like to share?
My future plan is to walk until I can’t walk no more.