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How Prosthetic Devices Helped These Animals

How Prosthetic Devices Helped These Animals

Posted On: March 20, 2020 by BioAdvance Prosthetic Solutions in: General, Prosthesis, Prosthetic

Prosthetic devices aren’t just for humans. The amazing technological advances of prostheses have expanded to help our four-legged friends and more. Everyone should be able to live their best life. This has enabled many animals to have a second chance at life! A Dolphin Tale Winter is the name of a famous dolphin, although she isn’t the only puppy of the sea who has been given another chance. At three months old, Winter was tangled in a crab trap in Florida. Unfortunately, her tail could not be saved upon her rescue. As you can imagine, this impacted Winter’s ability to swim. Then, marine veterinarians joined with a human prosthesis company to create a tail perfectly designed for her. We should note that just like with humans, it took some time to find the right fit for the prosthesis to function in the way that Winter needed. A Beak of Hope Birds have even felt the benefits of a second chance at not just movement, but life. Birds need their beaks to survive.

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