New Study Shows More Expensive Equipment Cuts Overall Medical Costs

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“(ABC 6 News) – Living life as an amputee can be mentally and physically taxing, not to mention expensive.

However, now recent technology is changing the lives of above the knee amputees while keeping medical costs down.

“You get up in the morning and you put your leg on, every morning,” above the knee amputee Mike Melchert said.

Right after retiring from the navy, Melchert struggled with internal Staph infections and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in his left leg, and, in January 2014, became a below the knee amputee.”

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