"Budding athlete from Basingstoke set to have leg amputated"
A BUDDING sports star cried tears of joy when the NHS finally agreed to amputate his right leg, because the operation means he can work towards his dream of competing in the Tokyo Paralympic Games in 2020.
Most people would be distraught at the thought of losing a limb, but for Jamie Gane the amputation means that he may finally see an end to constant chronic pain.
The 22-year-old, from Basingstoke, who is studying at IFS University College, in London, has severe and chronic plantar fasciitis, causing him to suffer unbelievable pain in his right foot since he was 11-years-old. The repetitive strain injury means it is impossible for his foot to be touched, or to have any pressure placed on it without searing pain.
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