An American doctor arrived in Vietnam carrying an unlikely piece of luggage: the bones of an arm he amputated in 1966.Full story
The "Melissa Harris-Perry" Foot Soldier this week is Amy Palmeiro-Winters, an amputee marathoner who helps children with physical disabilities build confidence through sports. Full story
Mammals can regenerate the very tips of their fingers and toes after amputation, and now new research shows how stem cells in the nail play a role in that process. Full story
Erika Brannock, the last patient to leave the city’s hospitals after being injured in the Boston Marathon bombing, spoke with NBC’s Brian Williams last week from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital.
Six women amputees injured in the Boston Marathon bombing spoke with Brian Williams about their healing process, their hopes for the future, and the progress they’ve made so far in returning to some semblance of normalcy.
Six women who underwent amputations after the Boston Marathon bombing talk about their recovery process, the phantom pains they feel in their lost legs, and how family and friends are helping them cope.
Real Housewives star, Aviva Drescher, discusses her experience as an amputee, the process of making that decision, and how she has been providing support to those victims of the Boston bombings that are also now amputees.
In the immediate aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, officials announced the creation of the One Fund Boston to aid victims of the attack, many who have become amputees. Kenneth Feinberg, who oversaw the September 11th Victims Compensation Fund, discusses.
A Free Syrian Army fighter with his hands amputated sits with fellow fighters prior to what they say is an offensive against forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad, in Deraa July 27, 2013. Picture taken July 27, 2013. REUTERS/Ibrahim Mohamed al-Hariri/Shaam News Network/Handout via Reuter
A Palestinian man, whose legs were amputated, begs for money along a street in Gaza City, during the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, July 10, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem (GAZA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
Boston Marathon survivor Rebekah Gregory, who has undergone 13 surgeries to save her left leg. She was medivaced to Houston, where she is from, two weeks ago. She has faced the possibility of amputation many times, and is resigned to the fact that may be a possibility. She says her life is not about
Injured in the Boston Marathon bombing, Adrianne Haslet-Davis is now an amputee. Adrianne tries on a prosthetic leg, center, with the help of physical therapist Michelle Kerr, right, as her mother, Chauni Haslet, left, watches. . Brian Williams sat down with six amputee survivors at the Spaulding Re