Orthotist and Prosthetist Day in El Salvador
Orthotist and Prosthetist Day in El Salvador is held on May 5. Día del ortesista y protesista. This event in the first decade of the month May is annual. Help us
Prosthetic is basically a Greek word. And, if you translate it to English Language, it means ‘addition’. The word is pretty appropriate, given you add artificial wear in your body. A prosthesis is actually an artificial leg, limb or arm that is put in place of an original leg, arm or limb that was lost in birth or in an accident. 75% of all the amputations are caused by either cardiovascular diseases or type 2 diabetes.
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