Podimetrics Declares War on Diabetic Foot Amputations

Podimetrics Declares War on Diabetic Foot Amputations

These are heady times for Podimetrics, a Massachusetts startup whose early-detection system for diabetic foot ulcers could save thousands of ...
New Evidence: Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Zaps Residual Limb Pain

New Evidence: Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Zaps Residual Limb Pain

Peripheral nerve stimulation has been making headlines lately, and it’s all good news for amputees who seek relief from phantom ...

Google Seeks Upper-Limb Amputees to Beta-Test New Product

Google Seeks Upper-Limb Amputees to Beta-Test New Product

Google and an unnamed partner are developing a wearable device for adaptive fitness, and they’re looking for upper-limb amputees to ...

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?Smart? Bandage Helps Protect <em>and</em> Monitor Wounds

?Smart? Bandage Helps Protect and Monitor Wounds

A team of researchers led by Conor L. Evans, PhD, assistant professor at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine of Massachusetts ...
Drug Aimed at Treating Root Cause of Diabetes Might Help At-Risk Amputees

Drug Aimed at Treating Root Cause of Diabetes Might Help At-Risk Amputees

Type 2 diabetes affects an estimated 28 million Americans, according to the American Diabetes Association, but current medications only treat ...

IPC Alpine Skiing Splits Classification for Lower-Limb Impaired Snowboarders

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Alpine Skiing announced that the classification for lower-limb impaired snowboarders will be split into two ...

Keeping Your Eyes on the Prize Can Help with Exercise, NYU Study Finds

New research suggests the adage that encourages people to keep their "eyes on the prize" may be on target when ...

Researchers Urge Earlier, More Aggressive Treatment for People with Prediabetes

Doctors at three leading research institutions and the American Diabetes Association report that treating patients with prediabetes as if they ...
OPAF Launches Adaptive-Cycling Clinic

OPAF Launches Adaptive-Cycling Clinic

Photograph courtesy of OPAF. More than 100 people attended the launch of the Orthotic & Prosthetic Activities Foundation's (OPAF's) First ...
New Technology to Open Blocked Leg Arteries Could Save Amputees' Legs and Lives

New Technology to Open Blocked Leg Arteries Could Save Amputees’ Legs and Lives

The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, is the first in the United States to use the only FDA-approved, drug-coated balloon, ...
CAF SDTC 2014: The Best Day in Tri

CAF SDTC 2014: The Best Day in Tri

It is called "the best day in triathlon," and for good reason: camaraderie, smiles, and support abound. It is a ...


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