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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 ...
Myoelectric Signals, VR Ease Phantom Limb Pain

Myoelectric Signals, VR Ease Phantom Limb Pain

Posted February 28, 2014 Max Ortiz Catalan, a doctoral student in the biomedical signals and systems research group at Chalmers ...
The O&P EDGE Publisher Launches Amputee Consumer-Focused Media Company

The O&P EDGE Publisher Launches Amputee Consumer-Focused Media Company

Posted January 9, 2014 Tonja Randolph, president of Western Media, Northlgenn, Colorado, and publisher of The O&P EDGE, has launched ...
Virginia Event Supports Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team

Virginia Event Supports Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team

Former Washington Redskins star Brian Mitchell tries to move around former Cleveland Browns player Eric Metcalf as an amputee player ...

VA Program Aims to Enhance Care for Veterans with Amputation

Posted November 19, 2014 The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has initiated the Prosthetics Patch 101 Program with the ...
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