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The Doctors national TV show features Hanger Clinic patient and amputee weightlifter Jesse Sink

Los Angeles, Calif., September 18, 2015 – Hanger Clinic collaborated with The Doctors national TV show and prosthetic manufacturer OttoBock to surprise Jesse Sink, an amputee athlete who pushes his prosthetic arm to the limits while pursuing his passion of weightlifting.

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About Jesse Sink: In 2006, Jesse was electrocuted in a tragic New York City subway accident, resulting in severe burns to 60 percent of his upper body, and the loss of his right arm. After surviving 13,800 volts, two months in a coma, and 13 surgeries, Jesse had to re-learn how to stand, walk, talk, and write. Today, Jesse is thriving with prosthetic technology and working as a fitness trainer, model, amateur bodybuilder and spokesperson in Los Angeles, inspiring others.

About Hanger Clinic: Founded in 1861 by the first amputee of the Civil War, Hanger Clinic, a business unit of Hanger, Inc., owns and operates 750+ patient care clinics nationwide. The certified clinicians of Hanger provide patients with the latest in orthotic and prosthetic solutions, including microprocessor devices for those with limb loss and neuromuscular technologies for those with paralysis due to stroke, MS and other debilitating conditions. For more information on Hanger, visit, and for more information on Hanger Clinic, visit


Jennifer Bittner, Hanger, Inc.

Krisita Burket, Hanger, Inc.

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