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Beyond Disability

Beyond Disability

By DorsetOrtho

The patients of Dorset Orthopaedic sit down to chat about their everyday lives.

#StriveForBetter

Dorset Orthopaedic was founded by prosthetist Bob Watts in 1989. Since then our success has enabled us to grow and expand our clinics to incorporate the whole of the UK. Dorset Orthopaedic has grown to become a leading prosthetic and orthotic provider in the UK. In 2014, Dorset Orthopaedic was acquired by Ottobock and began a new journey powered by one of the most prestigious prosthetic manufacturers in the world.
Episode 6 with Susie Rodgers and Hannah Moore
Episode 6 with Susie Rodgers and Hannah Moore
In this episode we welcome back Gold medal winning Paralympian Susie Rodgers, who this time sits down with British Paratriathlon star Hannah Moore to discuss Facing our Demons. In the episode they discuss Hannah's rapid rise in the world of triathlon as well as injury lows alongside dealing with lockdowns. 
34:33
July 13, 2022
Episode 5 with Sophie Harris
Episode 5 with Sophie Harris
Sophie Harris sits down with Matt to talk about the toughest rowing race in the world GB Row which gets underway on Sunday (12.06.2022). Sophie and her team Sea Legs have been training hard to complete the gruelling challenge and in the podcast Sophie shares her experiences of how she got into rowing, whilst giving an insight into the challenge and her specialist prosthetic leg.  You can follow team Sea Legs by downloading YB Races app and searching Sea Legs or downloading the Marine Traffic app and searching GB Row Challenge.  Follow Sea Legs Instagram: @sealegs2022 Facebook: Sea Legs
27:56
June 08, 2022
Episode 04 with James Bertrand and Rebecca Legon
Episode 04 with James Bertrand and Rebecca Legon
In our latest episode, long time Dorset patient James Bertrand and social media influencer Rebecca Legon sit down to chat about their shared love of adventure, being active and while sharing stories from their lives.  #StriveForBetter
32:34
May 24, 2022
Episode 3 with Zainab Al Eqabi
Episode 3 with Zainab Al Eqabi
This is an episode you don't want to miss. Prosthetist and Orthotist Matt Hughes sat down with Zainab while she was in England last month for a special project - the creation of her brand new high definition silicone foot shell, created by the incredibly talented Silicone team at Dorset Orthopaedic. In the episode Zainab talks about growing up in Iraq, moving to the UAE and trying to change perceptions of those with disabilities in the Middle East.  #StriveForBetter
37:54
May 10, 2022
Episode 2 with Susie Rodgers & Michael Taylor
Episode 2 with Susie Rodgers & Michael Taylor
Water and Land is the theme of this weeks episode. Paralympians Susie Rodgers and Michael Taylor sit down to discuss the similarities and differences of their two sports.  #StriveForBetter
42:11
April 26, 2022
Episode 1 with Amy Conroy & Alex Brooker
Episode 1 with Amy Conroy & Alex Brooker
Hello and welcome to the very first episode of the brand new Beyond Disability Podcast by Dorset Orthopaedic. In this episode Paralympics GB Wheelchair Basketball star Amy Conroy chats with the Last Leg's Alex Brooker!  #StriveForBetter
34:04
April 11, 2022