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 ...
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 ...

Researchers Develop Distally Powered 3D-printed Finger Prosthesis

In a study published in April in Advances in Mechanical Engineering, researchers described their design and evaluation of an actuated ...

Lawall & Sons Hosts First Clinics in Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Harry J. Lawall & Sons, headquartered in Philadelphia, recently hosted back-to-back OPAF First Clinics in Philadelphia and Princeton, New Jersey ...
Cheseto Sets New Marathon World Record

Cheseto Sets New Marathon World Record

On April 15, Marko Cheseto Lemtukei set a new world record in the marathon for bilateral amputee athletes. Cheseto completed ...

Staying Physically Active Can Be a Challenge for Amputees

Are you active enough? Mark Sederberg, DO, presented a research abstract on the rarely studied topic of exercise rates in the ...

Hip Abduction Asymmetry Predicts Amputee Walking Speed

Noting that preferred walking speed is an indicator of walking ability, prosthetic walking potential, and function, researchers set out to ...

Barriers, Enablers Affect Lower-limb Amputees’ Community Walking

Since walking in the community is essential to participate in work, leisure, social activities and family roles, a study explored ...

Massive Medicare Fraud Scheme Exposed

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced multiple indictments and law enforcement actions related to one of the nation's ...
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