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BLESMA Prize

The BLESMA The Limbless Veterans Lord Shuttleworth Award is presented each year at the ISPO UK MS Annual Scientific Meeting to two Free Paper presenters for research carried out in the fields of rehabilitation medicine/engineering. At least one paper must relate to research in prosthetics.

 

BLESMA The Limbless Veterans Lord Shuttleworth Award winner 2018



 

Sioned Steventon, Prosthetist at Queen Mary's Hospital, London

(She is pictured receiving her award from Prof Sir Saeed Zahedi, Chair, ISPO UKMS)

“Prosthetic Rehabilitation following Multiple Limb Loss"





 

 

BLESMA The Limbless Veterans Lord Shuttleworth Award winner 2018

 

 

Dr Suzanne Connolly, Musgrave Park Hopsital, Belfast

(She is pictured receiving her award from Prof Sir Saeed Zahedi, Chair, ISPO UKMS)

"A case series of non-traumatic insufficiency fractures of the distal femur or tibial plateau observed in four transtibial amputees during inpatient prosthetic rehabilitation."

 

 

 

 

 

You can read synopses of these two papers in the ISPO UK MS Compendium 2018 .

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