Injured Soldier Defies Odds

The most seriously injured British soldier to come from home Afghanistan is defying the odds with the help of a physiotherapist.

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Most injured soldier to survive Afghanistan defies odds and walks again

The most seriously injured British soldier to survive the war in Afghanistan is defying doctors thanks to a company from the Midlands.

Paratrooper Ben Parkinson lost his legs and suffered brain and back injuries in a landmine explosion.

But the firm Rehab Prosthetics is helping transform Ben's life. They've built him a pair of computerised artificial legs and are building up his confidence with intense physiotherapy.

Injured soldier walks on new legs

The most seriously injured British soldier to come from home Afghanistan is defying the odds with the help of a physiotherapist from Leicestershire.

Paratrooper Ben Parkinson has been fitted with £60,000 computer-assisted artificial legs at Rehab Prosthetics in Coalville.

Doctors said Ben would never walk unaided. He is determined to prove them wrong as this video shows.

With the new computer-assisted legs which react to Ben's movements making the knees bend.

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Most injured soldier to survive Afghanistan walks unaided

The most seriously injured British soldier to come from home Afghanistan is defying the odds with the help of a physiotherapist from Leicestershire.

Paratrooper Ben Parkinson has been fitted with £60,000 computer-assisted artificial legs at Rehab Prosthetics in Coalville.

Doctors said Ben would never walk unaided. He is determined to prove them wrong as this video shows.

Soldier undergoing physiotherapy ahead of prosthetic fitting

Ben Parkinson having physio with Robert "Shep" Shepherd ahead of having his latest pair of prosthetic legs fitted. Credit: ITV Central

The most seriously injured British soldier to come from home Afghanistan is defying the odds with the help of a physiotherapist.

Paratrooper Ben Parkinson will today be fitted with £60,000 computer-assisted artificial legs at Rehab Prosthetics in Coalville.

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