Tag Archives: ProstheticsJanuary 29, 2013
Five remarkable young men are learning to thrive as quadruple amputees after surviving severe injuries while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Meet Brendan Marrocco, Todd Nicely, John Peck, Travis Mills and Taylor Morris. Continue readingPosted in News | Tagged Disabled Veterans, Iraq veteran, Prosthetics, Returning Veterans | Leave a comment December 4, 2012
Two years later after his arm was severed by an explosion in Afghanistan, a young Marine is pioneering the use of a new $110,000 robotic arm with an electronic motor and sensors able to read signals from his brain. Continue readingPosted in News | Tagged Prosthetics, Returning Veterans, Veteran Health, Wounded veterans | Leave a comment July 30, 2012
Researchers plan to test implanted devices to better anchor prosthetics worn by fighters who have lost limbs in war.
Today, military service members “have two, three or four limbs blown off who would have not lived in previous wars, and some of them have very short limbs,” said researcher Roy Bloebaum,