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2013-03-03 23:00:34

Provides Comprehensive Wound Care and Limb Salvage to Greater Los Angeles (PRWEB) March 03, 2013 Dr.

2013-03-02 23:00:58

Platelet-rich plasma therapy relieves chronic swelling, reduces pain. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 Until now, patients with lymphedema turned

New Bionic Hand Capable Of Feeling
2013-02-18 13:35:18

A new breakthrough in prosthesis has delivered a bionic hand that is capable of feeling just like the organic limb it replaces.

2013-02-18 10:18:11

For an amputee, replacing a missing limb with a functional prosthetic can alleviate physical or emotional distress and mean a return of vocational ability or cosmetics.

2013-02-13 17:42:01

For many patients with difficult-to-treat neuropathic pain, deep brain stimulation (DBS) can lead to long-term improvement in pain scores and other outcomes.

World's First Neural-Controlled Bionic Leg Unveiled At Fourth Annual Skyrise Chicago Event
2012-11-06 10:14:36

Seattle area resident was joined by nearly 3,000 others in North America’s tallest stair climb

Guidelines Help Amputees Perform Better
2012-10-31 17:58:27

A new progress tracking system could help to provide amputees the ability to perform everyday tasks better with their prosthetic arm.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.