Losing an arm to amputation is incredibly traumatic. You're probably really excited to be fitted for a prosthesis, and indeed, getting a prosthetic arm can be life-changing for many amputees. However, to avoid surprises, there are some things you really should know before you get a prosthetic arm. 1. You'll need to learn how to use it. Today's prosthetics are incredibly "intelligent," reacting to your neural impulses and moving accordingly. But even with this advanced technology, you can't just strap on the arm and start using it like you would a normal arm.
27 August 2021
If you have chronic and severe problems with your shoulder, you could be a candidate for shoulder replacement surgery. Shoulder replacement surgery is one of three common joint replacement surgeries. This surgery, like knee and hip replacement surgery, is designed to reduce pain and increase joint mobility. Here are some questions and answers about shoulder replacement surgery and whether you may need it. What Is Shoulder Replacement Surgery? Shoulder replacement surgery is similar to hip and shoulder surgery.
23 February 2021
Joint replacement operations for the hip and knee have become relatively common. Wear and tear over the years causes osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease. Depending on the orthopedist's recommendation, patients may undergo either partial or total knee or hip replacement surgery. About Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is prevalent in older men and women and may cause a certain level of disability. The disease is prevalent among senior citizens, but it can begin at a much earlier age.
23 February 2021