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Amputee & Prosthetic Center Company Profile

15:24 EDT 20th June 2018 | BioPortfolio

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Amputees participate in UT Southwestern’s neural interfacing study

Michael "Shawn" Findley, a 44-year-old amputee with a wiring harness emerging from his upper left arm, is working with a UT Southwestern team to help change the way robotic hand biofeedback occurs. Ul...

Scientists demonstrate successful implementation of prosthetic memory system

Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the University of Southern California (USC) have demonstrated the successful implementation of a prosthetic system that uses a person's own memory ...

New Prosthetic Arm Tech Allows Users to Feel More

ArticleAchieving consistent and steady feedback is often difficult for prosthetic users.Staff Author: 

Improving control of bionic prosthetic hands

A small study showed that sensory illusions can provide feedback to help improve control of a prosthetic hand’s detailed movements.

Pioneering surgery makes a prosthetic foot feel like the real thing

It was just the occasional wiggle, but it told doctors the prosthetic foot had seamlessly become part of Jim's body. STAT has been following this groundbreaking experiment for 15 months.…

New Technology Gives 'Feeling' to Prosthetic Arms

WEDNESDAY, March 14, 2018 -- A new way to provide sensation and natural hand movement in a prosthetic arm improves a person's ability to control the arm, researchers say. Led by Cleveland Clinic resea...

Neuronal Decoding Algorithm for Prosthetic Limbs

The invention is a new algorithm for decoding neuronal responses based on the discovery that neuronal spike trains can be described using order statistics. The device has applications in the direct co...

Next Step Bionics & Prosthetics Fits LUKE Arm to Do More for More People

First Bilateral Amputee fitted with two LUKE ArmsFirst private fitting of integrated powered shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand Next Step Bionics & Prosthetics toda...

PubMed Articles [752 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Load distribution on the foot and lofstrand crutches of amputee football players.

Amputee football is a worldwide popular sport with positive physical and psychological effects on the disabled. Amputee players use their hands dominantly for locomotion. However, the effect of using ...

The impact of using an upper-limb prosthesis on the perception of real and illusory weight differences.

Little is known about how human perception is affected using an upper-limb prosthesis. To shed light on this topic, we investigated how using an upper-limb prosthesis affects individuals' experience o...

Clinically Relevant Outcome Measures Following Limb Osseointegration; Systematic Review of the Literature.

The current standard of care for an amputee is a socket-based prostheses. An osseointegrated implant (OI) is an alternative for prosthetic attachment. Osseointegration addresses reported problems rela...

Transfemoral amputee intact limb loading and compensatory gait mechanics during down slope ambulation and the effect of prosthetic knee mechanisms.

Intact limb knee osteoarthritis is a prevalent secondary disability in transfemoral amputees. Walking down a ramp may increase this risk due to excessive limb loading. We sought to determine whether i...

Performance of Optimized Prosthetic Ankle Designs That Are Based on a Hydraulic Variable Displacement Actuator (VDA).

Current energy storage and return prosthetic feet only marginally reduce the cost of amputee locomotion compared with basic solid ankle cushioned heel feet, possibly due to their lack of push-off at t...

Clinical Trials [1812 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Amputee Residual Limb Volume Fluctuation

The goal of this project is a useful clinical instrument for diagnosis and treatment of residual limb volume fluctuation in individuals who use prosthetic limbs. The hypothesis to be teste...

Pilot Project to Evaluate the Revolutionizing Prosthetics Modular Prosthetic Limb System for Upper Extremity Amputees

The purpose of this study is to optimize the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) advanced upper limb prosthesis, the Modular Prosthetic Limb (MPL), by evaluating the perfor...

Computational Design, Fabrication, and Evaluation of Optimized Patient-Specific Transtibial Prosthetic Sockets

The overall goal of this study is to further develop and clinically assess a computational and data-driven design and manufacturing framework for mechanical interfaces that quantitatively ...

Bioimpedance as a Diagnostic Tool for Assessing the Need for Socket Modification in Transtibial Amputees

The purpose of the proposed study is to conduct research on individuals with lower limb amputation, evaluating if residual limb fluid volume data collected using a novel non-invasive devic...

Prosthetic Limbs After Leg Amputation: Alternative Method of Socket Design

People who have had a leg amputated often choose to use a prosthetic (artificial) leg. This study will evaluate a new method of making prosthetic legs for people who have had an amputatio...

Companies [1385 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

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Touch Bionics

Touch Bionics is a provider of world-leading prosthetic technologies designed to achieve positive outcomes for people with upper limb deficiencies. Touch Bionics was the first com...

BridgePoint Medical, LLC

BridgePoint Medical, an independently owned prosthetic and orthotic company based in Lexington, Kentucky, was formed in 2004 and operates prosthetic and orthotic healthcare facilities in Kentucky ...

UNYQ

UNYQ is pioneering prosthetic fashion by 3D printing stylish prosthetic covers that are made to fit the individual and restore body symmetry. Amputees can select from dozens of co...

Medical Carbon Research Institute

Medical Carbon Research Institute (MCRI) is the world leader in pyrolytic carbon technology, with emphasis on prosthetic devices. In addition to our own product lines, we help other medical device com...

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