National Geographic recently ran an article about the amazing advances in prosthetics. It is all still being tested, but the results are promising.
Discovery News reported on 5 major advances in prosthetics that allow amputees highly active lifestyles. These amazing devices are available for implementation. Ask if they are right for you
NBC's Robert Bazell reports on some astonishing advances in prosthetics that are giving amputees a chance to live the kind of life they might not have expected.
Already we're seeing incredible technological advances for humanity. Here are some of the technologies you may be surprised are in our grasp today.
Recent advances in robotics technology make it possible to create prosthetics that can duplicate the natural movement of human legs. This capability promises to dramatically improve the mobility of lower-limb amputees, allowing them to negotiate stairs and slopes and uneven ground, significantly reducing their risk of falling as well as reducing stress on the rest of their bodies.