Powered Prostheses
  • Author : Houman Dallali
  • Release Date : 17 April 2020
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128174517

Powered Prostheses Book Summary

Powered Prostheses: Design, Control, and Clinical Applications presents the state-of-the-art in design, control and application of assistive technologies used in rehabilitation, including powered prostheses used in lower and upper extremity amputees and orthosis used in the rehabilitation of various joint disorders. The progress made in this field over the last decade is so vast that any new researcher in this field will have to spend years digesting the main achievements and challenges that remain. This book provides a comprehensive vision of advances, along with the challenges that remain on the path to the development of true bionic technology. Describes the latest assistive technologies that can help individuals deal with joint pain or limb loss Presents a tangible and intuitive description of scientific achievements made Highlights the existing technologies and devices that are available and used by amputees or patients with mobility limitations Suggests solutions and new results that can further enhance assistive technologies

Powered Prostheses

Powered Prostheses

Author : Houman Dallali,Emel Demircan,Mo Rastgaar
Publisher : Academic Press
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Powered Prostheses: Design, Control, and Clinical Applications presents the state-of-the-art in design, control and application of assistive technologies used in rehabilitation, including powered prostheses used in lower and upper extremity amputees and orthosis used in the rehabilitation of various joint disorders. The progress made in this field over the last ...

Powered Upper Limb Prostheses

Powered Upper Limb Prostheses

Author : Ashok Muzumdar
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Medical
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Powered Upper Limb Prostheses deals with the concept, implementation and clinical application of utilizing inherent electrical signals within normally innervated residual muscles under voluntary control of an upper limb amputee. This amplifies these signals by battery-powered electrical means to make a terminal device, the prosthetic hand, move to perform intended ...

The Promise of Assistive Technology to Enhance Activity and Work Participation

The Promise of Assistive Technology to Enhance Activity and Work Participation

Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Health Care Services,Committee on the Use of Selected Assistive Products and Technologies in Eliminating or Reducing the Effects of Impairments
Publisher : National Academies Press
Genre : Medical
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The U.S. Census Bureau has reported that 56.7 million Americans had some type of disability in 2010, which represents 18.7 percent of the civilian noninstitutionalized population included in the 2010 Survey of Income and Program Participation. The U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) provides disability benefits through the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) ...

Targeted Muscle Reinnervation

Targeted Muscle Reinnervation

Author : Todd A. Kuiken,Aimee E. Schultz Feuser,Ann K. Barlow
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Genre : Medical
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Implement TMR with Your Patients and Improve Their Quality of Life Developed by Dr. Todd A. Kuiken and Dr. Gregory A. Dumanian, targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) is a new approach to accessing motor control signals from peripheral nerves after amputation and providing sensory feedback to prosthesis users. This practical approach ...

The Engineering Handbook of Smart Technology for Aging  Disability  and Independence

The Engineering Handbook of Smart Technology for Aging Disability and Independence

Author : Abdelsalam Helal,Mounir Mokhtari,Bessam Abdulrazak
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Computers
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An advanced look at smart technology to promote the independence of the elderly and disabled Ongoing research and advancements in technology are essential for the continuing independence of elderly and disabled persons. The Engineering Handbook of Smart Technology for Aging, Disability, and Independence provides a thorough analysis of these technologies ...

Neural Prostheses for Locomotion

Neural Prostheses for Locomotion

Author : Daniel P. Ferris,Mikhail Lebedev,Yury Ivanenko,Kyuhwa Lee,Yoshio Sakurai,Irina N. Beloozerova
Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
Genre : Science
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Prosthetics   Orthotics in Clinical Practice

Prosthetics Orthotics in Clinical Practice

Author : Bella J May,Margery A Lockard
Publisher : F.A. Davis
Genre : Medical
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A clinical focus with unfolding case studies, stimulating questions, and an outstanding art program of 550 photographs and line illustrations make important concepts easy to understand and apply. You’ll also find a discussion, unique to this text, of the pathology of what necessitates amputations and why you would choose one ...