blog-imageIn 1998, Karl-Heinz Weber was on a business trip in the United Kingdom when he broke the tibia and fibula in his right leg while descending a flight of stairs. The healing process for his broken leg was arduous at best. The break was a
total open fracture with heavy bleeding through a damaged artery and a deep vein; he also developed a bone infection and blood poisoning, which were nearly fatal, he says. “As a result, I needed to continuously use antibiotics and painkillers,” recalls Weber, who was 42 years old at the time. “This was a very long and difficult journey for me.”

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