On two legs

South Burnett Times - - NEWS -

BI­LAT­ERAL am­putee Shona Muck­ert has taken the first step to­wards more time on two feet. She be­gan phys­io­ther­apy yes­ter­day af­ter surgery to im­plant a bar into her leg to later at­tach to a pros­thetic. Ms Muck­ert said it felt re­ally nice to be up and stand­ing. “It’s amaz­ing to just be up and know that ... I’m headed to­wards stand­ing the ma­jor­ity of the time rather than be­ing in the chair all the time,” she said. Ther­apy will con­tinue un­til Ms Muck­ert can get around safely.

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