Warrior Games in Colorado Springs
October 4th 2014
Gideon Connelly (right) runs a 400-meter race during the 2014 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Scott Jackson / October 2, 2014)
Jiu Jitsu Self Defense
October 4th 2014
Thank you Richard Cicero for introducing us to amputee self defense. This past weekend Mark Detoro and I attended a course at Gracie Tampa, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Mixed Martial Arts.
Gideon's Sprinting Foot
June 19th 2013
Gideon, a below the knee amputee and Air Force Reservist, has been training for the Paralympics as a sprinter. With the help of Prosthetic Design + Research, Gideon was fitted with a new sprinting foot giving him the opportunity to train and work his way to becoming a Parlympian.
Tyler's New Running Prosthesis
June 13th 2013
Tyler, a 12 year old below the knee amputee, wanted the opportunity to play sports and with the help of Prosthetic Design + Research and the PARR Foundation he has turned into a real athlete! Watch as Tyler runs on his new running prosthesis!
Tatiana Receives a Running Prosthesis
June 11th 2013
Tatiana, a 7 year old knee disarticulation patient, was told to wait until she was much older to be fitted for a running prosthesis. Prosthetic Design + Research in conjunction with the PARR Foundation decided that Tatiana should have the opportunity to run and play like her classmates and friends.…
Jason Kahle Featured on Discovery Channel
February 24th 2013
Jason Kahle was recently featured on the Discovery Channel Series: In View hosted by Larry King, highlighting his research on the Symmetry brimless, above-knee, prosthetic system.
Wine & Dine 1/2 Marathon 2012
November 6th 2012
Loi is a congential right above the knee amputee. She got into running after participation in the running study at the Universtity of South Florida with Jason Highsmith and Jason Kahle this past summer. She has been training for the last six months.
USF physical therapy researchers study amputees’ golf swings with the goal of advancing prosthetic d
February 18th 2011
USF researchers study amputee golfers to improve prosthetics
February 17th 2011