Our third year students during a recent trip to Prosthetics in Motion, a facility located in Midtown Manhattan that provides high quality prosthetic care through personalized comprehensive services and current prosthetic techniques.
Students learned about various socket and suspension types for upper and lower extremities, new technologies, and were able to see how the sockets are made.
We were thankful to hear the stories shared by amputees about their unique journeys.
Inspiration comes in many forms. My personal favorite? Witnessing people giving all they’ve got. I feel fortunate to see that happen on a daily basis. Trying hard is very cool. And there’s a whole lot of “try hard” involved in rock climbing outside for the first time, especially at 7 years old. 📷@joelwcaldwell
Tried out a new body weight exercise along with a couple upper and lower body exercises today
1. Box squats 4x8, 115lbs
2. Dumbbell sumo squats 3x10, 35lbs
3. Body weight rows 3x10
4. Bicep curls 3x10, 5lbs
Definitely will try hanging further under the bar on the body weight rows
The bicep on my left arm really is the most difficult muscle to hit quite obviously 😬 I sometimes even get discouraged because it’s hard for me to really see results, but i’ll refuse to give up just because it’s hard or seems almost impossible to achieve and continue focusing on getting better at it 😁💪🏽
"As an amputee, I have always been aware of the differences between myself and others. These differences left me with a desire to overcome challenges and open my path to becoming a scientist" - Susannah, recently graduated from Weill Cornell with a PhD in Biomedical research. We can't wait to watch her pave the way in her next academic venture - Cancer diagnostics! @sassasaurus718 👏