Friday, July 29, 2005

Amputees turn to Boulder firm for prostheses

Therapeutic Recreation Systems is increasingly supplying the military with devices for troops injured in the Middle East.
By Kimberly S. Johnson
Denver Post Staff Writer

Twenty-nine percent of amputations endured by Army and Marine personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan involve arms and hands, and a small Boulder company is helping to ease the recovery process.

Therapeutic Recreation Systems Inc. designs and manufactures 50 different types of body-powered prosthetic devices for infants, children and adults. TRS also specializes in prostheses that enable individuals to pursue a variety of recreational activities, such as basketball, baseball, archery and skiing.

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