Many Civil War amputees recalled that the physical rehabilitation was trying. Show 25 25 50 All. I remember sitting in the corridor for about three hours drinking disgusting tea with a nurse trying to feel sorry for me. Perkins, The Memoirs of N. What does Lucy see in me? It is typical of him that rather than fret about the three and a half limbs he lost, he is thankful for the one joint that survived.
However, prosthetic limbs were not always the successes that Adelaide remembered them to be.
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His fear was justifiable—Lenoir lived in a culture that valued the whole body as a mark of manliness. Our amputee care and prosthetic services team at SCIL will work with you to help you return to greater function and independence. Good luck to the U. Many Civil War amputees recalled that the physical rehabilitation was trying. Part of his face, too, had to be removed.