Study Finds Load Impacts Amputees, Prosthesis

Study Finds Load Impacts Amputees, Prosthesis

Research at the University of North Carolina shows lower-limb amputees could benefit from load-adaptive wearable robotics. While multiple studies examine the ways powered devices help amputees walk on level ground, few delve into the effects of real-world challenges...
Smart Bandage to Measure Tissue Oxygen

Smart Bandage to Measure Tissue Oxygen

A lot of attention is given to blood oxygen levels, as this can be an important diagnostic indicator for a variety of illnesses and conditions. Another important biometric gets less attention: the amount of oxygen in tissues, such as skin or muscle. Patients with...
Robotic Band Promotes Blood Flow [video]

Robotic Band Promotes Blood Flow [video]

Our bodies rely on many complex systems, and one of the most important is the circulation of blood. This life-giving fluid delivers oxygen to our cells, while transporting nutrients and wastes in and out of our different tissues. If asked about how this fluid gets...
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