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Prosthetic Hand System Can Learn Movement Patterns

Researchers at the Biological Systems Engineering Lab at Hiroshima University, Japan, have developed a 3D-printed prosthetic hand combined with a ...

Custom Prosthetic Liner Method Could Reduce Socket Adjustments

Researchers at the University of Bath, England, have developed a way to design and manufacture custom prosthetic liners of different ...

University Developing Device to Treat Phantom Limb Pain

Researchers at Teesside University, Middlesbrough, England, are developing a sensory discrimination training device that can be self-administered by patients to ...

Women Have Poorer Body Image After Amputation

Lower-limb amputations can lead to depression, performance anxiety, and altered body image, relationships, and sexual well-being. While there is little published ...

Combining Opioids and Marijuana May Be Advantageous for Pain Sufferers

Researchers report that combining cannabinoids with morphine did not significantly increase impulsivity or memory impairment in a study conducted on ...
Cancer Survivors Share Lessons Learned From Overcoming Disease

Cancer Survivors Share Lessons Learned From Overcoming Disease

To survive in his struggle against an aggressive form of prostate cancer, Bin McLaurin didn't only have to overcome the disease ...

Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose Launches Disability Initiative

Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose Launches Disability Initiative

Visitors of all abilities will now have additional options for accessing and enjoying Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose with ...

OPAF Seeks Nominations for Board

OPAF and The First Clinics are seeking individuals to serve on the OPAF board of directors. Board members serve one-, ...
First 2019 Edition of The Paralympian Is Available Online

First 2019 Edition of The Paralympian Is Available Online

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has released the first 2019 edition of its magazine The Paralympian. The issue is filled ...

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 ...
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