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Össur, Mann Foundation Extend Mind-controlled Prosthetic Probe

Össur, Reykjavik, Iceland, and the Alfred Mann Foundation (AMF) Santa Clarita, California, have reached an agreement that allows Össur to ...

Upper-limb Absence Affects Postural Control Even With Prosthesis

People with upper-limb loss or absence experience a high prevalence of falls, and prosthesis use increases fall likelihood by six ...

Adaptive Sport Program Recognized by Olympic & Paralympic Committee

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee has named The Hartford's Ability Equipped program as its 2019 Rings of Gold ...
Bilateral Above-knee Amputee Sets Precedent Finishing the IRONMAN World Championship

Bilateral Above-knee Amputee Sets Precedent Finishing the IRONMAN World Championship

On October 12 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, Roderick Sewell accomplished something that no other bilateral above-knee amputee has done before—cross the ...

Amputees Merge With Their Bionic Legs

Djurica Resanovic had a motorbike accident several years ago that resulted in the amputation of his leg above the knee ...
Soldier Self-amputates Leg to Aid Buddies

Soldier Self-amputates Leg to Aid Buddies

A year after a life-threatening accident, Spc. Ezra Maes is still amazed at the circumstances that helped him survive. If ...

Coapt Wins Innovation Award

Coapt, Chicago, has been selected to win the Brian and Joyce Blatchford Team Prize for Innovation by the International Society ...

NAAOP Webcast: Limb Loss and Prevention Registry Process Underway

The National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics (NAAOP) released its latest webcast in which Peter Thomas, JD, ...

Researchers Earn Grant to Develop Volume-changing Socket

Researchers at the Virginia Tech College of Engineering have received a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study ...

Study Looks at Increased Risk for Low Back Pain in Unilateral Lower-limb Amputees

Individuals with unilateral lower-limb loss are at increased risk for developing chronic low back pain. Aberrant trunk and pelvis motor ...
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