Daniel Ballarin
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  • Omaha, NE
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Daniel Ballarin replied to Stephanie Lee Nickles's discussion Current problems with body powered hooks?
"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…"
Oct 24, 2010
Daniel Ballarin is now friends with Baraka J. Truss, Melissa Lyunch and Scott P Stack
Oct 24, 2010
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Oct 24, 2010
Daniel Ballarin replied to Samantha's discussion I am seeking help
"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…"
Mar 24, 2009
Daniel Ballarin commented on Darryl's blog post September 22, 2008 Edited Jan 13, 2009
"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…"
Mar 24, 2009
Daniel Ballarin commented on Laurence Alexander Elks's blog post Making limb more comfortable
"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…"
Mar 24, 2009
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