Max Ortiz Catalan has developed a new method for the treatment of phantom limb pain PLP after an amputation. The method is based on a unique combination of several technologies, and has been initially tested on a patient who has suffered from severe phantom limb pain for 48 years. A case study shows a drastic reduction of pain.
The award winning team behind the WHILL Type-A comprises of talented people who’ve worked at Nissan, Sony, Olympus in the past, will be selling 50 units in California this summer and all over the US in the winter. Pre-order is available for an initial deposit of $500. The purchase price for this product is $9,500 which does not include shipping etc. I am hoping that insurance companies would be able to fund the purchase of this wheelchair for those who really need it.WHILL Type-A can handle any kind of terrain without showing any signs of stress, thanks to its four wheel drive.
Can Audio and/or Digital Books Improve Your Child’s Learning Outcomes? – Part l – National Center for Learning Disabilities | NCLD.org – NCLD
Research now demonstrates that when children with LD are given accessible instructional materials often referred to as AIM — textbooks or learning materials that are delivered in audio and/or digital formats — they can excel in school and also learn to enjoy reading.
Welcome to Episode 1 of a How To video series presented by NCHPAD with the help of Mary Allison Cook, a wheelchair user for the past 23 years. She will lead us through a number of How To’s for the wheelchair user. In this video you will learn the important aspects of how to choose a wheelchair that is right for you.
An Artificial Hand with Real Feeling
A new nerve interface gives a sense of touch to a prosthetic limb.
Igor Spetic’s hand was in a fist when it was severed by a forging hammer three years ago as he made an aluminum jet part at his job. For months afterward, he felt a phantom limb still clenched and throbbing with pain. “Some days it felt just like it did when it got injured,” he recalls.