• limb
  • Instead of euthanizing Riley for a severe leg infection, Best Friends gave her a second lease on life by having her leg amputated and fitted with an artificial limb. (prweb.com)
  • It forms the interface between your residual limb and your leg prosthesis. (ottobock.com.au)
  • Doctors and technicians measure the remaining limb structure and of the person's prosthesis to ideally fit the robotic leg. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the first mission of the Project, myo-electric upper limb prostheses were introduced and fitted in Ukraine for the first time ever, Ukrainian specialists were for the first time introduced to patient-oriented, multidisciplinary approach to amputee care. (wikipedia.org)
  • knee
  • The purpose of this study was to compare functional and radiographic results, range of motion of the knee, patient satisfaction, femoral component, revision and complication rates in patients receiving either a standard posterior cruciate substituting-flex (LPS-flex) or gender-specific posterior cruciate substituting-flex (LPS-Flex) total knee prosthesis. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The blades are transtibial prostheses, meaning they replace legs and feet that are amputated below the knee (BK). (wikipedia.org)
  • prosthetist
  • His first racing blades were fitted by South African prosthetist Francois Vanderwatt. (wikipedia.org)
  • These quickly broke, and Vanderwatt referred Pistorius to American prosthetist and Paralympic sprinter Brian Frasure to be fitted for carbon-fibre blades by Icelandic company Ă–ssur. (wikipedia.org)
  • A prosthetist, as defined by The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc., is a person who measures, designs, fabricates, fits, or services a prosthesis as prescribed by a licensed physician, and who assists in the formulation of the prosthesis prescription for the replacement of external parts of the human body lost due to amputation or congenital deformities or absences. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prostheses are aligned with the client walking, while the prosthetist observes the gait and corrects for any deviations from optimized movement when the leg is in the air and for its position at heel strike and toe off. (wikipedia.org)
  • Between the missions a Canadian prosthetist, Chad Nilson, traveled to Ukraine a number of times as a volunteer to support the local specialists in providing follow-up care to those fitted during the project. (wikipedia.org)
  • systems
  • Our technical expertise does not only cover a comprehensive portfolio of products and services, but also includes the individual adaptation of your device and quality control systems for you to fully benefit from all the functions offered by your individual leg prosthesis. (ottobock.com.au)
  • Ottobock offers a large selection of liner materials as well as closure systems to make your leg prosthesis as comfortable as possible. (ottobock.com.au)
  • Medical
  • To help pay for the operation and the prosthesis, Riley was admitted into Best Friends' Guardian Angel pogram http://www.bestfriends.org/guardianangel , which helps animals in need of costly medical care. (prweb.com)
  • people
  • This is the first one I looked at www.jothornton.co.uk/ourshop/cat_421596-Single-Breast-Prosthesis.html and she says she is happy for people to exchange as often as they need- I'm guessing it'd be the same for all retailers? (mumsnet.com)
  • direct
  • A method of testing subjects' perception of complex shapes created by patterned multi-electrode direct stimulation of a retinal prosthesis is described. (patents.com)
  • Such implants have no direct attachment to the ocular prosthesis. (wikipedia.org)
  • side
  • With SPAO you have a strong partner at your side to find the optimum fitting solution for your individual case. (ottobock.com.au)
  • found
  • The earliest known evidence of the use of ocular prosthesis is that of a woman found in Shahr-I Sokhta, Iran dating back to 2900-2800 BCE. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, he found running difficult and uncomfortable as his prosthesis was not designed for the purpose, and frequently got damaged. (wikipedia.org)
  • often
  • In dentistry, an inlay is usually an indirect restoration (filling) consisting of a solid substance (as gold, porcelain or less often a cured composite resin) fitted to a cavity in a tooth and cemented into place. (wikipedia.org)
  • criteria
  • Vlahos determined that Riley fit all the criteria, and offered to perform the procedure at an extremely generous rate for the nonprofit organization. (prweb.com)
  • staff
  • It could be worth going for a fitting at www.nicolajane.com/?gclid=CJSpxYT5h8YCFTLLtAodiQwAOw as the staff are really lovely and do spend the time to find the right item. (mumsnet.com)