In fluorescent orange jerseys, footballers manoeuvred across the artificial turf of a pitch in the Gaza Strip -- leaning on their metal crutches for support. "Today I can continue to play football," said Islam Amum, 27. He used to be…
Hundreds of villagers have lost limbs to mines and unexploded ordnance from the Iraq-Iran war, including the village better known as al Bitran which means “the amputees” in the local dialect.
PARIS: Amputees who played computer games using a virtual, on-screen arm, experienced relief from the phantom pain that often afflicts people who have lost a limb, scientists said Friday. Fourteen amputees who took part in a trial…
SAINT-JEAN-DE-LUZ, FRANCE: After losing his left leg in a shark attack in 2011, avid surfer Eric Dargent wasted little time rueing his misfortune, setting out to get his "revenge".