News tagged with artificial legs
(HealthDay)—A coalition of manufacturers has pledged to provide new prosthetic legs for victims of the Boston Marathon bombings if their health insurance won't cover the full cost of the devices.
Health May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Move over Nike Plus. University of Utah (the U) professor Stacy Bamberg, of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, is developing a shoe insole that can gather comparable data to Nike's ...
Medical research Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The International Paralympic Committee on Monday defended its policy on artificial running blades for amputee athletes, insisting it was the best possible system.
Other Sep 03, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A young man who underwent the world's first double leg transplant might be able to walk with the aid of crutches in six or seven months if his rehabilitation goes well, the surgeon who oversaw the operation said Tuesday. ...
Other Jul 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0