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Austin Media Spotlight Local 8-Year-old Tackling Football With New Prosthetic Leg


AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 9, 2022 – When he was just three, Jeremiah Canady had a lower limb amputation due to a lawnmower accident, but that hasn’t stopped him from pursuing his passions. Today, as an active 8-year-old, one of those passions is football, and thanks to a new prosthesis fit by his Austin-area Hanger Clinic prosthetist Brittany Jones, L/CPO, Canady is back on the gridiron. 

Media was recently invited to the Central Austin Hanger Clinic location to meet Canady and see his football skills in action using his custom-made carbon fiber socket and his first ever high-activity foot, and resulted in coverage by the following: 

About Hanger Clinic: Hanger Clinic, a subsidiary of Hanger, Inc., owns and operates approximately 875 patient care clinics nationwide where comprehensive, outcomes-based orthotic and prosthetic care is delivered. Rooted in 160 years of clinical excellence and innovation, the certified clinicians of Hanger Clinic provide compassionate, expert care and customized solutions for all ages, designed to increase the mobility and function of each person we have the honor of serving. For more information on Hanger Clinic, visit


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