Tag: "amputees" at biology news
Prosthetic limb to be controlled by microchip: Agreement signed to create smart leg
..." The advance should enable otherwise competent amputees
to maintain active lives rather than be confined t...amoring to walk without falling down "What amputees
are clamoring for is a way to walk without falling down, independent of terrain," says Sandia resear...
Morphine-like drugs could offer relief for amputees
Fifty to 80 percent of all amputees
experience pain in their stumps or what feels like the missing limbs long after surgical wounds have healed. Now new research from Johns Hopkins suggests the two pains have different sources, bringing us a step closer in understanding what types of ...
Advances in prosthetic, orthopedic, and audiologic diagnostic tools
...Ps may provide significant benefit for transtibial amputees
who are active and who routinely walk at moderate to fast speeds. Novel treatment strategy for knee osteoarthritis rehabilitation, pg. 95 Study explores a strategy to strengthen the muscles around the knees for people with wear and tear arthritis o...
Wheelchairs biomechanics, prosthetic development
...ing (PCast) technique. Four unilateral transtibial amputees
adopted a normal standing position, while placing his residual limb in a pressure chamber for socket casting. The PCast sockets were fabricated without rectification. Volunteers found the PCast sockets to be acceptable. The simplicity and potentially...