Amputees Express Interest in Surgery to Gain Touch and Motor Control

Researchers surveyed people with amputations to establish their willingness to undergo surgery that would restore their sense of touch and ...

UHC Settles Prosthesis Class Action Suit

On May 23, United HealthCare Services (UHC) settled a class action suit that accused the insurer of improperly denying coverage ...

It Doesn’t Take Much for Soldiers to Feel Cared For

A soldier named Jerome Motto received caring letters from home in World War II. They helped boost his spirits and ...

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


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Researchers Develop Electric-field Dressing

Researchers Develop Electric-field Dressing

Researchers at Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine have found a way to charge up the fight against bacterial infections ...
Paralympic Committee’s “Transforming Lives” Campaign Wins Award

Paralympic Committee’s “Transforming Lives” Campaign Wins Award

The International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC’s) “Transforming Lives Makes Sense for Everyone” campaign, which showcases the employment legacy of the London 2012 ...

Above-knee Amputees’ Balance, Walking Abilities Studied

A study published online May 6 in Prosthetics and Orthotics International examined the relationship between balance and walking abilities in ...
Kinetic Prosthetics Hosts First Dance Clinic

Kinetic Prosthetics Hosts First Dance Clinic

Kinetic Prosthetics, West Chester, Pennsylvania, recently hosted an OPAF First Dance Clinic in recognition of Limb Loss Awareness Month in ...
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