A prosthetist needs to know how to sew, do leather work, fibreglass; they must have a good grasp on physiology and anatomy , and have mechanical and building skills as well… it’s also a great help if they get on well with people.

One in Five takes a look around Hamilton’s artificial limb centre with a man who has been helping people get back up on their feet for 45 years…

New Zealand Artifical Limb Service
Paralympics New Zealand