Langevin to tour RI prosthetics manufacturer


WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin is set to tour a Rhode Island company that for 37 year has manufactured custom-made prosthetics.

The Democrat plans to visit South County Artificial Limb and Brace on Monday. The Wakefield business was recently awarded a grant to assist it in modernizing its patient records.

Founder Robert James recently turned over the business to his son Joshua James.

Langevin's office says the tour with feature demonstrations of computer-assisted prosthetic design and a visit with a Rhode Islander fitted with a new, high-tech leg brace.

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