Category Archive: Rehabilitation

Open Bionics Unveils Three Prosthetic Arms to Turn Kids Into Superheroes | Medgadget

October 12, 2015

While they may not be able to fly, instantly freeze their enemies, or shoot lightning from their fingers, children who have missing limbs due to a birth de Source: Open Bionics Unveils Three Prosthetic Arms to Turn Kids Into Superheroes | Medgadget

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Lower Limb Amputation: It’s all about the details

September 11, 2015

Excellent paper sent to us by  our Master Prosthetist, Jesse Cornell. Enjoy!   Chapter 25 – Atlas of Limb Prosthetics: Surgical, Prosthetic, and Rehabilitation Principles Musculoskeletal Complications in Amputees: Their Prevention and Management John H. Bovvker, M.D.  Robert D. Keagy, M.D.  Pradip D. Poonekar, M.B., B.S., M.S. (Gen. Surg.)  One of the primary aims of any surgical procedure, apart from obtaining primary healing at the operative site, is the prevention of complications due to that procedure. Amputee management has the added…

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Expressing identity with aesthetic prosthetics

July 30, 2015

Sophie de Oliveira Barata, founder of The Alternative Limb Project, gives us a glimpse into her wildly creative process of designing imaginative, personalized prosthetics. Source: Expressing identity with aesthetic prosthetics

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Prosthetic Leg Control System Knows When You’re Strolling, Climbing Stairs (VIDEO)

June 12, 2015

Powered prosthetic legs have the potential to replace a good deal of the functionality that original limbs used to perform in disabled patients. Yet, they’ Source: Prosthetic Leg Control System Knows When You’re Strolling, Climbing Stairs (VIDEO)

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New Device Stimulates Nerves to Bring Feeling to Prosthetic Hands

May 21, 2015

Now that the mechanical aspects of prosthetic arms have gotten quite impressive, gettingĀ these devices to have a sense of touch is a major next step to ove Source: New Device Stimulates Nerves to Bring Feeling to Prosthetic Hands

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Handiii: A Sub $300, 3D Printed, Smart-Phone Connected Bionic Arm (VIDEO)

March 24, 2015

Handiii: A Sub $300, 3D Printed, Smart-Phone Connected Bionic Arm (VIDEO).

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