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Premier Prosthetic Patient Aims For Boston Marathon

  In 2001, 57-year-old John Gardner of Knoxville was involved in a tree cutting accident that crushed his ankle and left him with one leg shorter than the other. Over the next thirteen years, Gardner fought with limited mobility issues and depression about how...

Walking a Mile in their Shoes

When Tim Muncy gets dressed for a day on the job at Premier Prosthetic Center in Knoxville, the most important thing he puts on isn’t his medical scrubs uniform, it’s his prosthetic left leg. Muncy, like the patients he works with, is an amputee. As a Prosthetist...

What Everyone Should Know About Prosthetic Legs

By Carey Bunch, CPO/L , Prosthetist Amputation and prosthetic limbs are common enough that the average person is likely familiar with them on some level, but rare enough that most people have many questions and misunderstandings to clear up when faced with the...

Prosthetic Technology Puts Amputee Back on the Run

A motorcycle accident left Michael Spence with a severed leg in 2006. This year, he will run in the Knoxville Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K – his first run since the accident. Technology is incredible. In prosthetics, technology allows us to restore mobility and...