Here are just a few of the hundreds of success stories you'll find at Syracuse Prosthetic Center
When you first lose a limb it can be hard to see how life can ever be the same again. That's why we've put together these real stories from our patient files, so that you can see for yourself that it's all about getting on with your life. And down the road a bit we'd love to be able to add your story to our website too, as an inspiration to others who are learning to live with the loss of one or more limbs.
Meet Chuck Van Buren...
Chuck lost his leg below the knee due to a motorcycle accident. When he first came to us twenty years ago, we thought he was ready to commit suicide. He had already been fit with a prosthesis, but was in constant pain when he walked...
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Meet John Sawyer...
When John came to us he already had a lower-arm prosthesis that let him do his normal work and even some activities at home. But he wanted more... » Click for more
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"I have been to many prosthetists since losing my leg. I am now in the most comfortable socket I have ever worn. I am able to wear my prosthesis for 16 hours a day without discomfort. When I am not working, I enjoy biking, hiking and canoeing." – Ron Hepler, Williamson
"I have an above knee amputation. I'm 89 years old and I use my prosthesis all day, every day. If I'm not a walking advertisement, there's no such thing! I highly recommend these folks to anybody." – Sidney Greenberg, Cazenovia, NY