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2014-03-21 12:24:08

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - Among the marvels of modern medicine are neural prosthetics, tiny bioengineered devices that surgeons implant in brain tissue to compensate for a variety of disabilities to the human nervous system. Physicians already have had much success with cochlear implants for the hearing impaired, with future research programs aimed at assisting epileptics, victims of Alzheimer's disease, and even individuals who have sustained spinal cord...

2014-03-06 23:02:31

Dr. Norman Aliga, Medical Director at Marianjoy’s Prosthetic and Orthotic Center, will offer a free presentation, "Life After an Amputation," along with Marianjoy physical therapist, Natalie Look, and Scheck & Siress prosthetist, Jason Wening. Wheaton, IL (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Advancements in the field of prosthetics have improved the function, mobility, and quality of life for those who have experienced an amputation. The Medical Director of the Marianjoy Rehabilitation...

2014-02-28 23:04:34

North American Seminars, healthclick is a national provider of Continuing Medical Education for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Assistants. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Healthclick develops PT online continuing education courses in the United States for the Physical Therapy, Occupational professional population. In addition, Healthclick creates healthcare software applications that address specific medical needs in the worldwide healthcare community. Mobile...

2014-02-23 23:03:25

ResearchMoz include new market research report "Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020" to its huge collection of research reports. View Full Report - http://www.researchmoz.us/asia-pacific-orthopedic-prosthetics-market-outlook-to-2020-report.html. Albany, NY (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 "Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Prosthetics Market Outlook to 2020" provides key market data on the Asia-Pacific Orthopedic Prosthetics market. The report provides value, in...

2014-02-20 23:02:24

New prosthetic hand gives sense of touch released today by First Class Posting. (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Prosthetic hands, ones that really work, have long been the stuff of science fiction. In fact, so far-flung seemed the idea of an articulate robotic hand that you would see them featured mostly in sci-fi adventure stories like Star Wars, scarcely would they appear in “hard” science fiction and speculative fiction, with Neuromancer’s prosthetics being a notable exception. In the...

2014-02-19 08:32:45

LONDON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:MediPoint: Knee Replacement - APAC Analysis and Market ForecastsMediPoint: Knee Replacement - APAC Analysis and Market ForecastsSummaryThe current knee replacement market is a crowded space, with an increasing number of companies offering a myriad of partial, primary/total, and revision prostheses to meet orthopedic surgeons' demands in the management of knee diseases, primarily...

2014-02-19 08:31:54

LONDON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: Knee Replacement - South American Analysis and Market Forecasts MediPoint: Knee Replacement - South American Analysis and Market Forecasts Summary The current knee replacement market is a crowded space, with an increasing number of companies offering a myriad of partial, primary/total, and revision prostheses to meet orthopedic surgeons' demands in the management of knee...

2014-02-19 08:31:38

LONDON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: MediPoint: Knee Replacement - EU Analysis and Market Forecasts MediPoint: Knee Replacement - EU Analysis and Market Forecasts Summary The current knee replacement market is a crowded space, with an increasing number of companies offering a myriad of partial, primary/total, and revision prostheses to meet orthopedic surgeons' demands in the management of knee diseases, primarily...

2014-02-18 23:01:30

Bionic Hand Gives Amputee Sense of Touch Released Today by First Class Posting (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Throughout the history of medicine, one thing about amputees was pretty much certain: once they lost a limb, they were never going to feel with that limb again. Prosthetic limbs were enough to help amputees live a normal day-to-day life, but they lacked the ability to give amputees back the sense of touch that so many of us take for granted. A team of European researchers that has been...

2014-02-18 16:25:56

Prosthetic industry veteran joins company with disruptive technology in prosthetic feet TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ability Dynamics, manufacturer of RUSH87 and RUSH81 prosthetic feet and challenger to the legacy prosthetic foot industry, is pleased to announce a new hire within the company. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140218/MN66078) Steve Sherman joins Ability Dynamics as Vice President of sales with over 20 years' experience in the...


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