Proteins Regenerate Residual Bone and Joints After Amputation

Researchers at Texas A&M University and Tulane University have found that treating amputation wounds in mice with two proteins encouraged ...

Parental Support Needed for Children With Limb Differences

Rehabilitative care for children with limb differences often includes the provision and use of a prosthesis. However, there is little ...

Judge Certifies Class Action in Prosthetics Suit

A California federal judge has certified a class of more than 1,000 UnitedHealth Group beneficiaries accusing the insurer of denying ...



This practical guide for preparing for, adapting to, and living with limb loss provides current, in-depth information about:

  • Healthcare team selection
  • Postoperative care
  • Physical rehabilitation
  • Emotional adjustment
  • Pain management
  • Peer support
  • Adaptations for home and work
  • Prosthetic devices, fitting, and adjustments


NAAOP Webcast: O&P Profession Planning Legislation to Protect Patients

The National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics & Prosthetics (NAAOP) has released its latest webcast in which general counsel ...

Clinical Practice Guideline Developed for Prosthetic Knee Selection

Phil Stevens, MEd, CPO, and Shane Wurdeman, PhD, MSPO, CP, have published a clinical practice guideline that was developed to ...

Reinforcement Learning Expedites Tuning of Robotic Prostheses

Researchers from North Carolina State University (NC State), the University of North Carolina (UNC), and Arizona State University (ASU) have ...
Our Bodies May Cure Themselves of Diabetes in the Future

Our Bodies May Cure Themselves of Diabetes in the Future

Diabetes is caused by damaged or non-existing insulin cells’ inability to produce insulin, a hormone that is necessary in regulating ...