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ELECTIVE AMPUTATION OF CEREBRAL PALSY PATIENT SUCCESSFULLY WEARS ELECTRIC PROSTHESIS
Cerebral Palsy affects 15-20 new borns in every 10,000. Currently, near a half million people in the U.S. are effected with C.P. Diagnosing the condition is done clinically, with lab test only ruling out other diseases. ...
MULTIPLE IMPAIRMENTS OVERCOME BY SOCKET DESIGN & APPROPRIATE COMPONENTS
The success of prosthetic rehabilitation involves a number of facets including optimum therapy, appropriate components, interdisciplinary network, patient motivation, and a good fitting socket. All of these facets get multiplied ...
RECENT IMPROVEMENTS IN UPPER LIMB PEDIATRICS
Not only are children fit with myoelectric arms at a much earlier age than years before, but also they are now much more functional and successful with these devices. Advancements such as microprocessor-based controls, longer ...
THE DIFFERENCE A TERMINAL DEVICE CAN MAKE
The manufacturers of electronic components have answered the requests of patients in recent years. Advancements were made with microprocessor-based controllers that allow for easy computerized adjustments, answering the ...
ELECTRIC OPTIONS & SOCKET DESIGN FOR PARTIAL HAND PATIENTS
Recent improvements in prosthetics has allowed for a marked increase in success and functional rehabilitation of the partial hand patient. Manufacturers are designing much smaller and lighter components such as electrodes, ...