Boston Marathon amputee victims face physical, mental challenges

in 2013, Jeffrey Kalish, Newsmakers, Philadelphia Inquirer, School of Medicine
April 24th, 2013

jeffreykalishterencekeanePhiladelphia Inquirer
Jeffrey Kalish, School of Medicine
Terence Keane, School of Medicine

Boston Marathon bombing victims who lost their limbs will soon be heading from hospitals to rehabilitation facilities, but their path to recovery is just beginning…

Expert quotes:

Kalish:

“Nearly all of the patients that have lost legs are already walking the halls with physical therapists. It takes a lot of work, it takes a lot of safety, a lot of practice.”

Keane:

“Recovery from this, psychologically, is a marathon.”

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