27 Sep '14, 9pm

Amputee Builds the World’s First Prosthetic Leg Made from LEGOs

Amputee Builds the World’s First Prosthetic Leg Made from LEGOs

out of LEGOs is and admirable effort, but what about fashioning your own prosthetic limb ? Intrepid occupational therapist Christina Stephens (aka Amputee OT ) has assembled her own leg out of the little plastic bricks. The project came as a result of a co-worker at her research lab joking that she create a leg from LEGOs. Using her own prosthetic as a model, she rifled through two giant boxes of LEGOs to find the perfect pieces to construct her “Legoleg.” While not quite functional, her new extremity is an excellent representation of her great sense of humor and outlook on healing.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/amputee-builds-herself-the-worlds-fi...

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