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New Artificial Leg Gives Sure Footing
It is said that a cripple, after his is accustomed to use this invention, may walk with practically natural movements. No crutch or support is necessary, and even the foot movement and pressure is simulated and made easy by a special joint instep with a base of rubber. The invention has been successfully tried by a soldier with both legs amputated. So long as a man has two stumps this invention literally "puts him on his feet" again....
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Title: New Artificial Leg Gives Sure Footing
Creator: n/a
Date: March 22, 1918
Format: Article
Publication: New York Times
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: p.11
Keywords: Amputees; Assistive Technology; Cripple; Doctors; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Physical Disability; Prosthesis; Public Health; Rehabilitation; Technology & Equipment; Veterans; Veterans & Military; War; WWI
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Science, Health & Technology