Alexander Lyons, C.P.O

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  • April 11, 2016
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The University of Washington has been funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) to develop a new measure of mobility for persons who use lower limb prostheses to be called the Prosthetic Limb Users Survey (PLUS). Existing measures of prosthetic outcomes have serious shortcomings including considerable floor and/or ceiling effects and no solid evidence […]

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COTTONWOOD, AL – The first three years of Lucky’s life were anything but fortunate. The Tennessee Walking horse was born at an area horse breeder’s facility with severely-bowed tendons at the fetlock, a condition causing pain and difficulty in walking Lucky’s condition could have been helped if she had received surgery at an early age, […]

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Scientists at the University of Chicago are studying how the frequency of vibrations plays a role in our sense of touch. “We’re trying to build a theory of what makes things feel the way they feel,” said Dr. Sliman Bensmaia, lead author of a new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience. One application for […]

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Many of those who lost limbs in the Boston Marathon bombing have a rough road ahead. One young Horry County woman knows exactly what they’re going through. Karen Stevenson lost part of a leg to cancer seven years ago. When she found out she would lose her right foot, she says she cried and nearly […]

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For all the neural-controlled, bluetooth-enabled and sport-specific prosthetics humanity has designed over the years, one thing remains constant: most of of them are lousy for climbing rock faces. Design student Kai Lin learned this while researching artificial limbs in a prosthetic-design class at Pratt Institute — traditional leg prosthetics don’t have enough grip or articulation […]

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