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Prosthetic Hands Development Stagnated For 20 Years
2012-06-12 12:10:42

The development of body-powered prosthetic hands has stagnated for over twenty years.

Fisherman Finds Football Player's Lost Leg
2012-06-11 04:16:47

A prosthetic leg lost by a former college football player some five years ago is scheduled to be returned to its owner Monday after it was found by a fisherman in the Gulf of Mexico late last week.

Amputee Athletes Push Physical Boundaries With Help From Unique clinic
2012-06-05 14:24:07

UCSF’s Multidisciplinary Training Program Helps Amputees Reach Their Athletic Goals

2012-05-09 09:32:41

People walking normally, women tottering in high heels and ostriches strutting all exert the same forces on the ground despite very differently-shaped feet.

Bionic Leg Makes Amputee Faster On His Feet
2012-01-24 04:52:03

Craig Hutto considers himself part bionic man. In 2005, doctors amputated his leg after a shark attacked him during a fishing trip off the Florida Gulf Coast.

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2011-08-18 12:40:00

Researchers at Vanderbilt University have developed a new lower-limb prosthetic that allows amputees to walk with a natural gait.

2011-06-01 10:06:00

PHILIPPI, W.Va., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics will serve as the title sponsor of the upcoming Blue & Gray Reunion to be held June 2 - 5, 2011 - and several of its amputee patients, including an Army Ranger Veteran who lost his leg while trying to apprehend Manual Noriega, will share their stories and participate in the weekend's events.

2011-03-15 12:31:00

CORONA, Calif.,, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New Image Global, Inc., headquartered at 1672 Railroad Street in Corona, California, recently joined forces with the disability advocacy group, Limbs For U(TM), of Lynwood, Washington, to distribute donated artificial limbs to candidates disabled by amputation in the Dominican Republic.


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