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See Jaipur artificial foot, 1982.
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Jaipur artificial foot, 1982.
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Picture Number:10406223
Credit:Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
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Caption:
Jaipur artificial foot for Symes amputee, made in India. A Symes amputation is one at ankle level, just above the foot. The ball of the heel is retained because of its weight-bearing ability. The Jaipur Foot was developed in India 1970 by orthopaedic surgeon Dr Pramod Karan Sethi and sculptor Ram Chandra. It provided an appropriate, low-cost and aesthetic alternative to the Western limb designs otherwise available. The design has revolutionised the lives of thousands of amputees in the developing world.
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In Collection of: Science & Society Picture Library
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Subject(s) > Medicine & Health > Orthopaedics
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