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The OPRA™ Implant System has helped hundreds of amputees to improve their quality of life since the first surgery in 1990. Read more about some of the users and how the OPRA™ Implant System has changed their life below.

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.

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 […]

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It’s liberating. It just opens up everything.

It’s liberating. It just opens up everything. 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 […]

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My entire outlook on life has changed

My entire outlook on life has changed In 2003, while Glenn-Douglas Haig, 52, was celebrating the first night in his new home with friends, three armed robbers entered his home and shot him seven times in the stomach and the right leg. After a five-day coma, Glenn regained consciousness only to find that, due to […]

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I do more things now, than I ever did when I had both arms

I do more things now, than I ever did when I had both arms Losing a limb is a drastic challenge to any person’s body and mind, but William embraced this challenge and saw it as a turning point that enriched his life. With the help of the bone-anchored OPRA™ Implant System, he has been […]

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I no longer need painkillers for Phantom Limb Pain

I no longer need painkillers for Phantom Limb Pain Giulia Bellandi is a 29-year-old sitting volleyball player for the Italian National Sitting Volleyball Team. Since her treatment with Neuromotus™, she has stopped taking drugs to manage her phantom limb pain. Unbearable Chronic Phantom Limb Pain at Night Giulia lost her left leg above the knee […]

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A whole new world opened for me

Ulf lost his right arm in an accident in 1997. As a sailor, he was performing routine maintenance on the ventilation fan of a cargo ship. Suddenly, the fan activated without warning, and the fan blades severely damaged Ulf’s right arm. Ulf sought out the OPRA™ Implant System due to incessant problems with his socket prosthesis. He later upgraded to the e-OPRA™ Implant System […]

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