The Return is a pilot program by Northwell Health demonstrating our innovative approach to veteran care. By uniting world class resources in prosthetics, aerospace and 3D printing, we created a first-of-its-kind prosthetic and returned an injured veteran to a regular day in the water.
NORTHWELL BROUGHT TOGETHER AEROSPACE ENGINEERS, 3D PRINTING PIONEERS, PROSTHETIC EXPERTS AND A VETERAN TO CREATE A GROUNDBREAKING SOLUTION.
The New York Times features an in-depth article on The Fin and the impact it could have on amputees everywhere.Read the article
Retired Marine Dan Lasko uses The Fin to jump into the pool with his kids for the first time on a Facebook live event hosted by The New York Times.Watch the live event
Digital Trends explains how The Fin's versatile design is helping amputees swim naturally.Read the article
ABC explains why The Fin was a game changer for a retired Marine looking to return to the water.See the segment
FOX talks with the team that developed the fin.See the story
The Today Show takes a closer look at how The Fin has changed life for Dan Lasko.Check out the story
Newsday tells the story of how a groundbreaking prosthetic let Dan Lasko to swim with his kids.Read the article
CBS dives into the 3D printing expertise that helped a veteran amputee swim again.Read the article
Dan details his journey and other amputees who have reached out since The Fin's introduction.Watch the interview
I would love to run a 10k race again.
I'd like to return to lifting weights 3 times a week.
We all have something we used to do, but no longer can. What would you like to return to?