High-tech Prosthetics Help Negaunee Man Get Back to Life

High-tech Prosthetics Help Negaunee Man Get Back to Life

A devastating diagnosis of bone cancer meant a less than happy beginning to 2009 for 52-year old Karl Wideman of Negaunee. “I was...

Rock Climbing Study May Aid Amputees

Rock Climbing Study May Aid Amputees

The efforts of faculty at the USF School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences are making headlines. The school's innovative study on the ...

Standing Frame Orthosis

Standing Frame Orthosis

The purpose of the Standing Frame orthosis is to provide an upright stance for the patient freeing the upper limbs for desired activities. This ...

Walkaide System

Walkaide System

The WalkAide is a battery-operated, single-channel electrical stimulator that can be used to address foot drop with functional electrical...

Femur

Femur

The femur or thigh bone is the longest, most voluminous, and strongest bone of the mammalian bodies. It forms part of the hip and part of the knee. ...

Gait in individuals with chronic hemiparesis: one-year follow-up of the effects of a neuroprosthesis

Gait in individuals with chronic hemiparesis: one-year follow-up of the effects of a neuroprosthesis

PURPOSE: Foot drop is a common cause of gait impairment in individuals with hemiparesis. The objective of this study was to determine the short-term...
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