A Swedish professor, Per-Ingvar Brånemark, used a titanium implant chamber to study blood flow in rabbit bone and noted that the titanium implant could not be removed at the end of the experiment. He later coined the word “osseointegration” to describe the phenomenon when bone cells grow in direct contact with a titanium implant.
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More than 25 years after his treatment with the OPRA™ Implant System, Conny Henriksson is still leading an active life, and even chopping his own wood in the forest.
In 1987, Conny was enjoying his hobby; transporting wood home from the forest, when an unfortunate accident occurred. His leg was so badly injured that the medical team treating him immediately decided to amputate his leg above the knee. Conny then received a socket prosthesis, which, though very uncomfortable, enabled him to keep his […]This is his story
Terry’s challenge following amputation: Discomfort and sweating caused by the prosthetic socket Terry Palmer had her right leg amputated above the knee over ten years ago. She received a conventional socket prosthesis five weeks after amputation. But soon, Terry found wearing the socket both unpleasant and irritating: „It’s so hot that it’s uncomfortable and sweaty, […]This is her story
Since my amputation, all I’ve ever wanted to do is to walk hand in hand with my daughter. Now I can.
Assaf Dory is an Israel Defense Forces veteran who emigrated to the United States and became a deputy sheriff in Florida. In 2001, he seriously injured his right leg while chasing a suspect. Assaf was able to return to work after undergoing intense physiotherapy, but suffered a recurrence of his leg injury, along with […]This is his story
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