Molding Miracles

Dave Sisson has been designing prosthetics for over four decades, providing amputees and other clients with a very precious gift: freedom. From the pages of In Business magazine. Article By Jan Wilson | Photographs by Sarah Maughan Dave Sisson makes body parts. As macabre as this sounds, his three-person company, Sisson Mobility Restoration Center in Madison, fabricates prosthetic parts and braces for…

Survivor of the Cambria Mill Explosion Takes First Steps

Special Report Collin VanderGailen Video

As OSHA determines the cause of the deadly explosion that killed five workers at Didion Milling Plant, CBS 58 is continuing to follow the journey of one man who survived the blast. Collin VanderGailen, 23, wasn’t working his normal shift when he was thrown under a train car at the plant in May. He lost both of his legs in the blast…

Victim of Cambria Mill Explosion Fitted with Prosthetic Legs

Just over two months after having his legs amputated after an explosion at the Didion Milling Plant in Cambria, WI, Collin Vander Galien is fitted with prostheses at Sisson Mobility Restoration Center in Monona. We will be sure to share all of the amazing articles regarding Collin’s progress, we wish him the very best and will continue to work with him as…

Wisconsin Mill Explosion Victim Continues Recovery

A Wisconsin man is continuing to recover after losing both his legs in a mill explosion earlier this year. Collin Vander Galien of Randolph received prosthetic legs last week. They cost a total of $160,000, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. The 23-year-old lost his legs during the Didion Milling Plant explosion in Cambria in May. The explosion killed five workers and injured…

Advantages of Prosthetic Legs

Lower Limb Prostheses

Overview Prosthetic legs are artificial limbs that are used in cases of amputation. Either one or both legs may be subjected to amputation for a variety of medical reasons. Amputations can be performed above or below the knee, depending on medical conditions. A variety of factors can make the use of a prosthetic leg easier. Typically, people who are younger and do…

C-Leg

C-Leg

The C-Leg is the most technologically advanced prosthetic knee mechanism available for persons with above knee or hip disarticulation amputations. The C-Leg is ideal for patients who want to be unlimited community ambulators, frequently descend ramps, want to walk on uneven terrain. The C-Leg features multiple sensors that feed information to built-in microprocessors at a rate of 50 times per second to…