Prosthetists volunteer at rural Haitian clinic

04/29/2014 | Winston-Salem Journal (N.C.)

Michael Bissell and Paul Morton of Advanced Prosthetics & Orthotics in Winston-Salem, N.C., recently spent 10 days fitting prostheses at a clinic in northwest Haiti under the auspices of the nonprofit organization Phoenix Rising for Haiti. The two, along with two Australian prosthetists, worked entirely with donated materials, and Bissell and Morton brought about 300 pounds of devices and supplies with them in their luggage. Without an oven to heat foam to fit artificial limbs, the prosthetists used a heat gun inside a cardboard box.

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