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Lessons for Amputees from Australia's Osseointegration Exposé

Lessons for Amputees from Australia’s Osseointegration Exposé

60 Minutes Australia portrayed the world's top osseointegration surgeon as a reckless profiteer and made OI look risky and painful ...
Amputees Might Get a Kick Out of New Bionic Arm

Amputees Might Get a Kick Out of New Bionic Arm

Polish engineers have developed a bionic arm that users control via their toes, heels, and ankles. This intuitive interface is ...
Can LSD Cure Phantom Limb Pain for Amputees?

Can LSD Cure Phantom Limb Pain for Amputees?

The theory that psychedelics might help alleviate phantom limb pain isn’t new. It’s decades old—and the earliest research dates back ...
A Better Way to Teach Amputees to Use Prosthetics

A Better Way to Teach Amputees to Use Prosthetics

A new paper argues that prosthetists, PTs, and other clinicians tend to use unhelpful methods of teaching amputees to use ...
A Stone Age Amputee Rewrites the History Books

A Stone Age Amputee Rewrites the History Books

A new discovery dates medical amputation to more than 30,000 years ago, radically altering our understanding of how human medical ...
The ABCs of Getting Good ZZZs

The ABCs of Getting Good ZZZs

Amputees routinely struggle with disrupted sleep patterns. Above-knee amputee Elayna Alexandra's solution doesn’t require a prescription, and it’s totally free ...

New Study Quantifies Impact of Lower-Limb Amputation on Body Image

Posted April 1, 2014 Nearly two million Americans currently live with limb loss, according to the Amputee Coalition, and that ...
Cybathlon Will Allow Athletes to Compete Using Powered Prostheses, Exoskeletons

Cybathlon Will Allow Athletes to Compete Using Powered Prostheses, Exoskeletons

Image courtesy of NCCR Robotics. Posted March 27, 2014 The Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Robotics, Lausanne, ...

Evan Strong Featured on Wheaties Box

Posted March 24, 2014 General Mills, Minneapolis, Minnesota, announced that Paralympic snowboard-cross gold medalist Evan Strong will appear on an ...

Amputee Coalition Launches Survey about Prosthetic Provider Expectations

Posted March 19, 2014 The Amputee Coalition has created a survey to learn more about an amputee's prosthetic provider experience ...
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