Phantom Pain for Caregivers

Phantom Pain for Caregivers

For more than twenty five years, my wife, Gracie, has been an amputee and the subject of phantom-limb pain has often been discussed. Sometimes, amputees can feel the pain of a limb that is not there. In kind of a “reverse phantom-limb pain,” we caregivers...
Sandra

Sandra

In 2012, we met a girl named Sandra Twum.  Hit by a car at age 9, Sandra lost her left leg.   As the amputation site healed, Sandra developed a small bony protrusion on her limb which prohibited fitting her with a prosthesis. Talking with her mother, Philomena, I saw...
Napoleon

Napoleon

Of all the patients we’ve treated through Standing With Hope’s prosthetic limb ministry, Napoleon’s story grabs us even stronger than most. When a transformer blew, Napoleon was knocked unconscious, and awoke to find himself suspended in his harness...
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