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Prototype Smart Socket Shows Promise for Amputees' Comfort

Prototype Smart Socket Shows Promise for Amputees’ Comfort

A new motor-driven smart socket has reached the clinical testing phase, and the results are encouraging. The prototype device achieved ...
At 4th Paralympics, Trevon Jenifer's Just Getting Started

At 4th Paralympics, Trevon Jenifer’s Just Getting Started

As he prepares to compete for a third Paralympic gold in wheelchair basketball, Trevon Jenifer is already looking beyond the ...
US Paralympic Trials Feature Shark Survivor, New Mom, and Others

US Paralympic Trials Feature Shark Survivor, New Mom, and Others

The US Paralympic Swimming Trials begin June 27, and Para Track and Field Trials follow a few weeks later. Here ...
Yoga Nonprofit Helps Amputees Heal Themselves

Yoga Nonprofit Helps Amputees Heal Themselves

Many amputees have a challenging time with self-care. A nonprofit called Guided by Humanity is trying change that via accessible, ...
New Childhood Prosthesis Can Grow With the Patient

New Childhood Prosthesis Can Grow With the Patient

Biomedical engineering students from the University of Iowa may have solved one of the most vexing problems in pediatric prosthetics ...
Preventable Amputation: Only a US Epidemic?

Preventable Amputation: Only a US Epidemic?

According to a paper published this spring, diabetes-related limb care even poses a challenge for Switzerland, whose healthcare outcomes rank ...

Keeping Your Eyes on the Prize Can Help with Exercise, NYU Study Finds

New research suggests the adage that encourages people to keep their "eyes on the prize" may be on target when ...

Researchers Urge Earlier, More Aggressive Treatment for People with Prediabetes

Doctors at three leading research institutions and the American Diabetes Association report that treating patients with prediabetes as if they ...
New Technology to Open Blocked Leg Arteries Could Save Amputees' Legs and Lives

New Technology to Open Blocked Leg Arteries Could Save Amputees’ Legs and Lives

The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, is the first in the United States to use the only FDA-approved, drug-coated balloon, ...
OPAF Launches Adaptive-Cycling Clinic

OPAF Launches Adaptive-Cycling Clinic

Photograph courtesy of OPAF. More than 100 people attended the launch of the Orthotic & Prosthetic Activities Foundation's (OPAF's) First ...
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