24th August, 2023

Amputation and Sport Conference 2023 raises £834.02 for the Limbless Association

On the 13th June 2023, 9 St John Street were delighted to host the Amputation and Sport Conference 2023, alongside STEPS Prosthetics. This hybrid conference provided in-depth expertise concerning the benefits and challenges of amputee sports, from basis day-to-day activity, up to Olympic level.

The event was co-chaired by Matthew Snarr and Julie-Anne Luck.

STEPS Prosthetics and the Limbless Association Logos

Speakers on the day included Brian McCluggage, discussing quantum issues in amputation claims, Peter Durkin, Founding Director of STEPS Prosthetics, who provided an insight into current sports prosthetics and the challenges of fitting and maintenance, Paralympian, Julie Rogers talking, with an overview of her journey into elite sports and Sophie de Oliveria Barata, founder of The Alternative Limb Project, who shared how highly stylised wearable artistic prosthetics are created and produced.

A huge thank you to everyone who attended in person and remotely on the day.

The Limbless Association are a national charity, supporting lives beyond limb loss.

 

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@9StJohnStreet @STEPSprosthetic @limblessassoc



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