(credit: Joel Thomas/CBS 11 News)

Students Use 3-D Printer To Make Patient A Prosthetic Hand

A 3-D printer can model in plastic anything drawn on a computer. With that in mind, three Mansfield High School students decided they’d use a 3-D printer to give someone a hand — literally.

CBS 11–06/18/2014


Irving Center Fits Amputees With App To Program Bionic Hands

Double-amputee Jason Koger used to fly hundreds of miles to North Texas when he wanted to adjust the grips on his bionic hands, but after being fitted with a new prosthetic i-limb at Advanced Arm Dynamics in Irving that’s not necessary.


A group of girls visit Midnite, a horse with a prosthetic leg, at his ranch home in Argyle, Texas. (credit: Julie Gieseke/Ranch Hand Rescue via Facebook)

Horse’s Prosthetic Leg Inspiring Kids In Argyle

Midnite is missing the lower half of his left hind leg. But the three-legged horse is now inspiring some kids who share his unique handicap.


Midnite the Horse and his new owner, Bob Williams.

Horse’s Life Turned Around By Rare Prosthetic Leg

Midnite, a four-year-old miniature horse, has a past as dark as his name. He was brought to Ranch Hand Rescue in Argyle suffering from abuse and neglect, but he now has a bright future.