Inspiration

At Marco du Plooy Prosthetics, we understand that thriving as an amputee is not just about the prosthetics themselves but the community and support surrounding each individual. Our mission is to empower amputees by providing cutting-edge prosthetic solutions and cultivating a supportive environment where everyone...

Buying a new pair of shoes can often be a daunting prospect. It is exciting but also usually the most uncomfortable thing you will wear for a week. Being fitted for a prosthetic new leg is much the same experience, only associated with far more discomfort...

Buying a new pair of shoes can often be a daunting prospect. It is exciting but also usually the most uncomfortable thing you will wear for a week. Being fitted for a prosthetic new leg is much the same experience, only associated with far more discomfort...

In 2012 I was approached by Stan Andrews, a trans-tibial amputee, to join him in climbing Kilimanjaro, the world’s highest free-standing mountain. I agreed to Stan’s request and had the idea to use this opportunity to raise funds for Pathways School for Children with Disabilities. One...