Study Reveals That Those Born Without a Hand Have Brain Functionality to Control Advanced Prostheses

Study Reveals That Those Born Without a Hand Have Brain Functionality to Control Advanced Prostheses

Three Charlotte, North Carolina, hand surgeons have discovered that people of any age born without a hand already have the ...

Can Exercise Help Prevent and Treat Depression?

Exercise and increased physical activity are effective for both prevention and treatment of depression, concludes a research review in Current ...

Virtual Reality Experiences May Help Treat Severe Pain

Therapeutic virtual reality (VR) can be used to reduce severe pain in hospitalized patients, according to a study published in ...

LIVING WITH AMPLITUDE

LIMB LOSS RESOURCE GUIDE

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


ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

Patients With Disabilities Need More Providers Like Them

It is common for patients to prefer seeking care from a clinician similar to them—such as of the same gender, ...

Reducing Skin-related Side Effects of Targeted Cancer Therapies

While a new wave of drugs used in common cancer therapies are helping patients fight cancer, they also produce side ...

First Things First Hosts Falls and Recovery Clinic in Pittsburgh

OPAF and First Things First held a workshop at the Homewood Brushton YMCA in Pittsburgh that focused on falls and ...

Easier Way to Study Brain Electrical Activity Could Advance Prostheses

In a paper published in July in the journal Neuron, Krishna Shenoy, PhD, and a team of neuroscientists at Stanford ...
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