Now showing items 1-5 of 5
Preliminary Findings from an Ongoing Outcomes Questionnaire for Clients Fit with Upper Limb Prostheses
Providing quality care to the patients who we serve is based on our technical and therapeutic skill and experience, evidence based practice, and ongoing feedback from the patients who use the devices that we fit and train ...
UTILIZATION OF NEGATIVE PRESSURE FOR SOCKET SUSPENSION IN UPPER EXTREMITY PROSTHETICS
Negative pressure, or vacuum, has been utilized for suspension in lower extremity prosthetics with impressive results. The authors describe a technique to enable the application of vacuum in the suspension of a transradial ...
DESIGN OF A NEW EMG SENSOR FOR UPPER LIMB PROSTHETIC CONTROL AND REAL TIME FREQUENCY ANALYSIS
Myoelectric prosthesis are aids that try to give back to patients a bit of autonomy and indipendence in their life. Several control techniques were explored in the past, but still the electromyographic (EMG) control remains ...
TECHNOLOGY FOR EVALUATION, FITTING AND TRAINING DURING THE PROCESS OF UPPER LIMB PROSTHESES MANUFACTURING
The paper outlines that a huge diversity of components and different control modes are necessary to satisfy patients’ needs. Therefore, satisfaction is the critical factor whether a patient will wear his prosthesis or ...
Upper Limb Prosthetic Outcome Measures (ULPOM) Group
In recent years there has been a sea change in the field of hand prosthetics, an increasing number of clinicians and researchers have a desire to be able to objectively measure the functional effectiveness of a prosthesis, ...