Prosthetics

Prosthetics make life better for countless amputees. Many of the advancements in comfort, range of motion and durability come from plastics. See how artificial limbs are helping those in developing countries, and learn about the latest innovations in athletic prosthetics.

Plastic Prosthetics for the Developing World

See Examples of These Prosthetic Limbs and Joints
Plastic Prosthetics for the Developing World
Hurdling Adversity with Prosthetics

Hurdling Adversity with Prosthetics

Read the Guest Post by Olympian John Register
  • Plastics Create New Possibilities for Amputees Plastics helped two-time Paralympian John Register become a world class athlete, thanks to a prosthetic leg that put him back in the game. Watch the Video
  • Ronnie Primary
    Reaching Higher with Plastics Ronnie Dickson was born with Trevor’s Disease, which affected the growth plates in his left knee and ankle. A plastic prosthetic has helped him excel in several sports, including rock climbing. Read the Guest Post by Ronnie Dickson