Medical equipment, including medical equipment for people with spinal cord injuries, is not safe to use in the field, said a group of amputeees and medical personnel from the United States.
The group spoke to CBC News about the dangers of using medical equipment, and they called on the federal government to change the regulations for how people with these injuries can use it.
A recent article in the British medical journal BMJ Medical reported that the number of people with a spinal cord injury in the U.S. has grown by about 50 per cent in the past decade.
That means the number in the United Kingdom has nearly tripled, with nearly 60 per cent of amputes in the country relying on a medical device, according to the article.
In the United Nations General Assembly last year, the U