Tag: prosthetics

Can AI Draw an X3? LOL.

Can AI Draw an X3? LOL.

One of these images shows a real prosthetic limb; the rest are AI-generated. All are commercially available from a stock-image ...

The Best Etsy Shop for Amputees

The Best Etsy Shop for Amputees

What holiday gift can you buy for the amputee who’s impossible to shop for? Stephan Boos's emporium of vintage prosthetics ...

Utah Bionic Leg Revs Its Engines

Utah Bionic Leg Revs Its Engines

The Utah Bionic Leg's unique features include an articulated big-toe joint and a “smart transmission system” that gives lower-limb amputees ...

New Prosthesis Is the Wheel Deal

New Prosthesis Is the Wheel Deal

The Crosswing, a prosthetic leg with an ingenious built-in skate feature, won first prize in last year’s Michelin Movin’On Challenge, ...

The Tesla of Powered Prostheses

The Tesla of Powered Prostheses

In a new paper, researchers at Cleveland State and the VA describe a prototype powered prosthesis for above-knee amputees that’s ...

The Grandfather of Adaptive Skiing

The Grandfather of Adaptive Skiing

Among prosthetists, Paul Leimkuehler is well remembered as a trail-blazing practitioner who helped establish the standards of the profession. But ...

Amputee Newsmakers: July 15-21, 2021

The National Limb Loss Resource Center gets $200K richer, an African artist makes amazingly life-like prostheses, a Nintendo-friendly prosthetic hand ...

Reality, Just Out of Frame

Reality, Just Out of Frame

Promo videos for prosthetic devices depict the technology's functionality, which is cool. But they don't always depict functional amputees. Here's ...

Amputee Newsmakers: May 12, 2021

A stolen prosthesis turns up in an unlikely place, a limb-different kid gets a limb-different puppy, two amputee bicycling clinics ...

The Art of Limb Preservation

The Art of Limb Preservation

Prosthetist Louise Mitchell is the proprietor of Odd Limb Art, an online boutique of upcycled items made from discarded prosthetic ...

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