The bionic arm has been working for years, reducing the user’s level of pain. The first person to receive it tells how life changing it has been.
A woman who lost her arm to a farming accident has revealed how a groundbreaking bionic prosthetic has been transformational in her life.
The technology fuses the bionic arm to the user’s skeleton, while also connecting it with the nervous system using electrodes that are implanted in nerves and muscles.
After her accident more than 20 years ago, *Karin was plagued by high levels of phantom limb pain – where an amputee perceives pain or discomfort in a limb that is no longer there.