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Amputee develops special fin to help him swim

Shared by Ana Duarte on 2018-05-21 11:41

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Randy got his leg crushed in a steel door, more than 30 years ago, and the doctors had to amputate his leg.

Randy always loved the water but after the accident, he stopped swimming. He and his wife searched for a prosthetic swim leg, but they couldn’t find a solution on the market that would satisfy Randy’s needs. The legs they found where either painful or didn’t work properly.

After almost 14 years of trial and error, the couple came up with an invention: not a prosthetic leg, but a fin – Amp Fin. They tested the gadget on several amputee patients.

The product has a USA patent and can be customized for each patient.

The device is being sold online and already got orders from countries outside USA like UK, Australia and Denmark.

Adapted from: https://bit.ly/2IzTlI0

More info: https://www.ampfins.com/

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About the author

Randy Lord, from USA, is a leg amputee who created, with the help of his wife, a new swim fin to help him swim, because they were not able to find a solution on the market.

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