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Pictured: Ted's hand after his surgery in 2017 which removed skin between his thumb and index finger. <br />
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A five-year-old boy can climb and do the monkey bars like his friends for the first time thanks to a new prosthetic hook.<br />
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Ted Washer has almost no thumb and index finger on his left hand, making it impossible to grip things like climbing frames and monkey bars.<br />
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He has a condition called amniotic band syndrome, which means fibres in his mum's womb attached themselves to his fingers and thumb, essentially amputating them before he was born.<br />
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But he now has a new C-hook, designed for gymnastics, from prosthetic specialist Dorset Orthopaedic that means he can swing with the greatest of ease and feels like a superhero.