Amputee builds herself a prosthetic leg out of Lego

Christina Stephens Prosthetic lego leg

Most of us able bodied individuals can’t make most things amputees (not sure if I should be referring to them as this) build for themselves. Case in point is a prosthetic leg built out of Lego bricks by Christina Stephens – an amputee herself. Christina, who lost her limb in an accident, is a practicing occupational therapist and clinical researcher. She has a Facebook page and YouTube channel with the username AmputeeOT.

Prosthetic lego leg

Christina actually built the prosthetic Lego leg in response to a colleague’s joke. A colleague in the research lab suggested her to make a prosthetic leg from Legos jokingly – she went home and did exactly that. Christina advices others not try this because you can hurt yourself. Hit the jump to see a time time-lapse video that documents how Christina build herself a prosthetic leg out of Lego.

Via: Gizmodo/DigitalJournal



Bharat writes about latest gadgets, toys, robots and new technologies across various platforms. In addition to reporting and reviewing new products and technologies, he spends too much time digging the internet for endless questions. He's a die-hard football fan and a big foodie who wants to host Man v. Food some day.

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