New Rubber Pavement Could Save Thousands of Lives

A big stressor for amputees is worrying about falling down. Thousand…

How Foot Arches May Affect Orthoses and Prostheses

For more than a century, evolutionary biologists have admired…

Three Year Study Hopes To Improve Upper Limb Prostheses

Researchers in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering…

Double Amputee To Climb North Africa’s Highest Mountain

An armed forces veteran and ambassador for charity Launchpad,…

Too Much Sitting Increases Diabetes/Heart Disease Risk In Older Women

A study of sitting habits in overweight and obese women notes…

New Technology Identifies Potential Foot Ulcers

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA_ announce in November…

New Software May Help Practitioners With Socket Fit

An entrepreneur has launched a software designed to give clinicians…

Double Amputee Inspires The Carolina Panthers

On July 25, 2012, most Americans were enjoying the final few…

Back Pain Affects Amputees’ Trunk Control

Individuals with unilateral lower-limb loss are at an increased…

Custom Made AFOs Effective in Fall Prevention

The daily use of bilateral custom-made ankle-foot orthoses (AFOs)…