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Marine Veteran Kirstie Ennis

It’s Like to Lose Your Leg Kirstie Ennis was serving her second tour in Afghanistan in 2012 as a sergeant for the United States Marine Corps when her helicopter went down. “I remember one of the army medics, he came over and he said, ‘Don’t close your eyes ’cause you’re not going to open them … Read article »

Physiotherapist Cosi Belloso educates people with amputated limbs

Cosi Belloso Learning to Walk for Amputees

Eighteen years ago, physical therapist and now Brandon resident Cosi Belloso was assigned the amputee rotation at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami because she “was the low man on the totem pole and got stuck with the amputee rotation that nobody wanted.” During her rotation, she met her mentor, Paul Kleponis, the senior physical therapist … Read article »