How much have cosmesis prosthetics changed over the years?

Advances in technology over the past decade have made today's prosthetics not only more comfortable, but also highly functional, allowing many wearers to return to the lifestyles they had before the loss. Motivated users can go even further, participating in a variety of demanding sports, running marathons, or even returning to active military duty. With enough determination, there are basically no limits to what can be done, despite wearing a prosthesis. The look of prosthetics has also changed dramatically, giving them the appearance of real hands, feet, and arms.

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