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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Sandia?s Sensor-Embedded Liner Can Detect Residual Limb Changes and Adjust for Them

Sandia?s Sensor-Embedded Liner Can Detect Residual Limb Changes and Adjust for Them

Researchers in the Intelligent Systems, Robotics, and Cybernetics group at Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia), Albuquerque, New Mexico, have developed a ...

Racial Disparities Identified in Diabetes-Related Amputations

According to a new report from the Dartmouth Atlas Project, amputation rates show substantial variation across U.S. regions among all ...
Amputee Coalition Appoints Susan Stout as President & CEO

Amputee Coalition Appoints Susan Stout as President & CEO

The Amputee Coalition board of directors has appointed Susan Stout as president & CEO of the organization, effective November 1 ...

Common Anesthetic Procedure Improves Well-Being of Veterans with PTSD

According to a recent study, a single application of a common anesthetic procedure could be the answer to alleviating anxiety, ...
UT Arlington Researchers Awarded Grant to Improve Prosthetic Fit, Comfort

UT Arlington Researchers Awarded Grant to Improve Prosthetic Fit, Comfort

Image of the bubble actuator, embedded in a liner, that the UT Arlington research team is designing and building, courtesy ...
Artificial Hand Made to Feel Like Human Touch

Artificial Hand Made to Feel Like Human Touch

A team of international researchers said that while advances have been made to make prosthetic hands and fingers look real ...
Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm Reaches One-Year+ Milestone

Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm Reaches One-Year+ Milestone

Ortiz Catalan (left) and Brånemark (right) with the first patient treated with the osseointegrated implant system for neural control. Photographs ...
Government Announces $14.8M in Grants to Expand Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Government Announces $14.8M in Grants to Expand Job Opportunities for People with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced $14,837,785 in grants to six states to improve employment opportunities for adults and ...


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