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Cable Driven Multi-Articulating Fingers, Providing Compliant Grasp For The Partial Hand Amputee.
This article will describe a new concept in fitting the partial hand amputee to offer them enhanced grasp and improve their overall functional ability with the prosthesis. The concept is to activate the mechanical fingers ...
ADAPTING THE BOSTON DIGITAL ARM TO ACCEPT FIVE INDEPENDENT INPUTS FROM TMR AMPUTEES
In conventional myoelectric control, muscles are assigned to control functions differing from those controlled in the intact limb. In 1984 a bilateral amputee was fitted with four myoelectric inputs around the shoulder. ...
NINETEEN YEAR FOLLOW-UP OF A BILATERAL SHOULDER DISARTICULATION (BSD) AMPUTEE
Management of high-level bilateral amputees poses a significant challenge for the treating parties. Selection of the most appropriate prosthetic components and controls requires knowledge of the many options available ...
Clinical Experience of Fitting Amputee Soldiers at the Center for the Intrepid at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC): Part 2 – Prosthetic Services
This lecture will discuss the experiences at the Center for Intrepid located at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) providing rehabilitation of amputee soldiers. This is part two of a series illustrating the prosthetic services, ...