Friday, April 19, 2024

A year of pain from prosthetic leg

Date:

Share post:

HYANCITH CLARKE LOST her right leg to diabetes complications two years ago.

And while she has struggled to come to grips with amputation, it has been her inability to properly secure a comfortable prosthesis that has been most hurtful.

The 63-year-old resident of St Martin’s, St Philip, had her right leg amputated just below the knee in 2015 after it became infected.

In an interview at her home, Clarke told the WEEKEND NATION she made the decision to cut the leg after gangrene had spread from her toe to her foot. (RB)

Please read the full story in today’s Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition.

 

 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

Four arrested on drug charges

 Three Barbadians and a Venezuelan, who were caught on a vessel carrying over $8 million in cocaine and...

BAVERN looking at prospects

Some vendors in the city are hoping to get their share of the spoils as Bridgetown Market is...

Missing: Sonia Suzzette Parris

Police are seeking assistance in locating Sonia Suzzette Parris, 58, of Edey Village, Christ Church who disappeared on Wednesday night. Parris was...

Man sets himself on fire outside NY court at Trump’s trial

NEW YORK - A man set himself on fire on Friday outside the New York courthouse where Donald Trump's historic...