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In medicine, a prosthesis is an artificial device that replaces a missing body part, which may be lost through trauma, disease, or congenital conditions. Prosthetic amputee rehabilitation is primarily coordinated by a prosthetist .... They developed arms that allowed a double arm amputee to crochet, and a hand that felt natural ...


Amputation is the removal of a limb by trauma, medical illness, or surgery. As a surgical ... Leg amputations can be divided into 2 broad categories: .... had an arm amputated will experience unexplained pressure or movement on his face or head. ... Another side effect can be heterotopic ossification, especially when a bone ...


Feb 8, 2008 ... contralateral: Originating in or affecting the opposite side of the body. ... extremity: Synonymous with limb, usually referring to an arm or leg.

Jun 21, 2011 ... New technique developed at the Hospital del Trabajador in Santiago de Chile and leaves the patient amputee doing an almost normal life.


Oct 25, 2015 ... These people have got a leg — or an arm — up on the future. Thanks to the latest advancements in medical science, amputees are becoming ... an accelerometer and gyroscope that use the same technology as a .... prosthetic arm from the Hanger Clinic on the Upper East Side, which comes with Bluetooth.


Mar 18, 2014 ... A WOMAN who had both her legs amputated because of smoking now risks losing her arms ... She also faces the prospect of losing her arms in the future. ... that she wants to see photos of her ravaged body on the side of cigarette packets. ... Surgeons amputated her leg above the knee the same day.


May 25, 2012 ... New Prosthetics Keep Amputee Soldiers on Active Duty ... have had a major limb amputation (complete loss of an arm, leg, hand, or foot) ... status, they need to perform at the same physical level as their colleagues," he says.


Sep 6, 2010 ... But today, the 47 year-old is a triple amputee, having undergone ... Harsh truth: Jane Knight has lost an arm and both legs because she failed to ... of the type, the risks and side-effects of both conditions is exactly the same ...


5 days ago ... I was really impressed with how natural the arm prosthetics on ... I had to get the same effect with around 150 shots on my budget. ... In the story of The Bad Batch, the fact that Arlen's an amputee is almost a side-note—I just needed to ... her crawling around on the floor using only one arm and leg, trying to ...