Patient Stories

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.

Today my prosthesis is a part of me

Rickard Normark lives on a farm in Lövånger, in Västerbotten, Sweden with his wife and three kids. In 2011, he had an accident at an electrical substation where he attained severe burns and lost his left arm.  The socket prosthesis he used after his amputation was supported by his right arm which caused his arm […]

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The osseointegration has improved his quality of life

The 25th of October is a day Eric Mollaret will never forget. Eric was involved in a grievous motorbikeaccident that cost him his right leg. ’’A few seconds before everything was fine and a few secondslater, things were not so good. It all happened very quickly’’, says Eric.

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A revolutionary change

Erik Ax was 46 years old when he lost his left leg in a hunting accident. At the time, he was working as an engineer in the midst of starting up his own business. Happily married and with two children, Erik had no intentions to change anything in his life.

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Spanish champion in sitski

“But the best thing as I see it is that it feels like this leg is my own. I also appreciate being able to cross my legs, which is something I really love and was not able to do for many years. I feel simply perfect with this leg, complete”

A vision made real

Pulling through – and beyond

In 2006, Christoffer Lindhe lost both his legs and his left arm in a railway accident. Two years later, in 2008, Christoffer was standing on the starting blocks for the Paralympics in Beijing and today he is an entrepreneur and founder of Lindhe Xtend, a company that develops advanced prosthetic feet.

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A way back to life again

The right prosthesis helps to find the way back to life again “I had my whole life in front of me but when I got the news, it was like the end for me.” These are the words of Gloria Owusu who, at the age of 20, had to amputate her right leg. After the […]

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