"being able to change the amount of pinch force is a problem. The most commonly used method is to just keep the tension off with a harness. however, to hold something like a styrofoam cup for long periods of time is nearly impossible. There was a…"
"I couldn't have said it better. As a prosthetist, I have seen both ends of the spectrum. I have seen people who are able to run once again after amputation, however I have also had patients that were not fit for a prosthesis and were wheelchair…"
"I think that there is a big push for terminal devices to be myoelectric with the microprocessor units. Advances such as the I-limb are pretty neat, however durability is surely lacking. I hope that pushes from the wearers such as Darryl will advance…"
"The first question that should be answered, is how long has it been since your amputation. Usually the muscles remaining in the calf area atrophy (shrink) drastically. This changes the shape of your leg drastically within the first year to year and…"