What Client’s Say

Prosthetic Amputee

Andrew: 50 years – Bali 2002 Survivor

In June 2003, I met Barry by chance during a physiotherapy session at RBWH. I was not in a good place and my situation was exacerbated by the constant travel to and from the hospital for treatment. Quite understandably at that time, I felt most things I had planned and looked forward to were never…

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Simone: 31 years – Cattle Farm Worker NSW

One of the best decisions I have ever made was transferring my prosthetic care to Barry Leech Prosthetics & Orthotics. Following a traumatic farm accident at the age of 23, my leg was amputated above my knee. For years, I struggled to wear and use a prosthetic limb. As I walked my stump would move…

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Rod – Age 50 years – QANTAS Freight Administration

My quality of life has improved dramatically since being referred to Barry Leech Prosthetics & Orthotics. Prior to losing my limb I was extremely active however all the pastimes that I had to curtail previously walking, gym, golf, cricket, I now can participate including pain-free hours at work thanks to the team at Barry Leech…

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Patricia – 66 years – World Traveller

I have known Barry Leech for thirty-two years and consider him a very special person. I first met Barry when I became an amputee in Canberra and Barry was Head of Department and Senior prosthetist at Canberra Hospital.  At a very vulnerable time in my life Barry was very supportive and never satisfied unless I…

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Sylvia: 67 years – Free Spirit – Maryborough QLD

I have now been a below knee amputee for 49 years and in 2008 for the first since my amputation I was given the freedom of movement, all thanks to the skill and knowledge of Barry Leech. In May of 2008 following a great deal of frustration and disappointment with my long-term provider, I decided…

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Brad: 52 years – Greenkeeper Gold Coast

I have been a client of Barry’s for approximately 7 years. Barry has been providing support for my recovery since my LBKA from medical conditions. Having Barry as my prosthetic provider has made my post amputation recovery so much easier than I was anticipating in so many ways. Barry has become a friend and is…

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Mark: 49 years old Head of Outbound Operations

Having been a very active below knee amputee for 40 years I value the importance of quality and service when it comes to my prosthetics. Over the years, I have had a number of prosthetic experts build legs for me. I knew from my first meeting with Barry that he is a leader in his…

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Glenn: 47 years – Royal Flying Doctor Service – South Eastern Section

I had both of my legs amputated after a flying accident in 1995. As a bilateral below knee amputee I have exclusively used Barry Leech to service my prosthetic needs over the past twenty-one years. I chose to access Barry Leech Prosthetics & Orthotics because of his extensive industry experience including several paralympic athletes from…

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Georgia: 23 years old – Student of Life and all things Wonderful!

I first became a client of Barry Leech Prosthetics and Orthotics when I was eight years old, having followed Barry from previous prosthetic provider. Meeting Barry and having him as my prosthetist changed my life, he has provided the greatest opportunities in every new technology available that he thinks will work best for me, not…

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Bella: 16 years old – Student/Sport Enthusiast

We have been seeing the team at Barry Leech Prosthetics and Orthotics since 2002, when Bella was 14 months old. As the mother of an amputee, I had no idea of what to expect and BLPO guided me and my daughter through the ups and downs of the difficulties with a child who needs to…

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