Limb Loss

For Amputees, a New Kind of Surgery May Allow Better Control, Sensation – HealthDay News

A new type of surgery offers amputees better control of muscles that remain after…

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‘Why amputation reduces lifespan of people with diabetes’ – Punch Newspapers

a Consultant in Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Yahaya Nauzo, says unnecessary limb amputation has led to…

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Private clinic launches in Glasgow to serve amputees – The Scotsman

The clinic says it offers swift access to the latest technology in…

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Accident left prosthetic expert in need of new arm – BBC News

Jim Ashworth-Beaumont is now running again, six months after the accident that…

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Okayama University research: Therapeutic potential of stem cells for treating neurodegenerative disease – PR Newswire UK

Researchers at Okayama University report in Scientific Reports that a particular type of stem cell…

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Vascular surgeon answers 10 key questions about peripheral artery disease – The Oklahoman

  Dr. Jim Melton, co-founder of the CardioVascular Health Clinic in…

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Electromagnetic Stimulation May Help Restore Arm and Hand Function after Spinal Cord Injury – Kessler Foundation

Ghaith Androwis, PhD, and Steven Kirshblum, MD, received a grant from BrainQ Technologies to study…

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New Research Reveals Exercising One Arm Has Twice the Benefits – SciTechDaily

New research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) has revealed that training one arm can improve…

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Healthy Living: World’s First Truly Bionic Leg – 9 & 10 News

There are more than two million people living with limb loss in the United States,…

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Pace Rehabilitation supports amputees through pandemic – Access and Mobility Professional

Specialist clinic Pace Rehabilitation has made moves to evolve its offering for amputees throughout the…

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Young man in a wheelchair having a prosthetic arm fitted by a therapist also seated

Survey to find ideal prosthetic

Student…

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‘#NotAWitch’: People With Limb Differences Call Out ‘The Witches’ Movie for Its Portrayal of Disabilities – Health.com

  Fans of Roald Dahl have…

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‘I’m going to live my life to the fullest’: Amputee sets out to help others like him – KOB

A New Mexico man who has been through the wringer is helping others while…

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Stentrode Device Allows Computer Control by ALS Patients With Partial Upper Limb Paralysis- ALS News Today

The Stentrode, a minimally invasive, fully implanted wireless device that transmits signals from the brain’s…

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The implications of a sedentary lifestyle and unhealthy diet – New Straits Times

A sedentary lifestyle and a diet high in saturated fat increases the…

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Artificial Limbs Market Likely to Witness Rising Demand for Electrically Powered or Myoelectric Segment – BioSpace

  Artificial Limbs Market: Snapshot Artificial limb prosthetics are tools…

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First ‘Plug and Play’ Brain Prosthesis Demonstrated in Paralyzed Person – University of California – San Francisco

An ECoG array comprises a pad of electrodes that is surgically placed…

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5 Organizations for Prosthetic Care in Developing Countries – Borgen Project

Around the globe, prosthetic devices enable amputees to confront the physical, social and emotional challenges…

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This Young Technologist Is Revolutionizing the Future of Prosthetics, One Artificial Limb at a Time – Men’s Health

  Easton LaChappelle isn’t your average adult male in his mid-twenties….

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Why people should stop designing prosthetics that look realistic—and start designing ones that work – Fast Company

  Amputation can have a devastating effect on a person’s…

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