Dayton, Ohio media virtually attend 8-year-old Hanger Clinic patient's prosthetic appointment
September 1, 2020
DAYTON, Ohio - Sept. 1, 2020 -
Last month, eight-year-old James Parris was fit with his first ever prosthetic arm by his Hanger Clinic team in
. James, who was born without his left arm below the elbow, became one of the first people in the state to be fit with a 3D-printed bionic
. He's already using this new functionality to help complete everyday tasks many may take for granted, including writing his name, mowing
the lawn, playing catch, and helping his mom carry groceries into the house.
Journalists virtually attended James' Aug. 21 follow-up appointment with his Hanger Clinic prosthetist Jason Baity, CP. James and his mother Melissa
shared more about how compassionate prosthetic care has changed James' life, from improving his confidence to encouraging him to share about
being born with limb difference with his soccer teammates. Following are some of the resulting news stories:
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