Tag: "amputees" at medical news
War Stimulates Research Blitz in Prosthetics Industry
... better limbs that can be used not only by the war amputees
but also the civilian amputees. Today's approximately 600 war amputees
account for only a tiny fraction of the 1.9 million Americans living with limb loss, leaders of the ...
US Trying Hard to Provide Proper Treatment for Wounded Soldiers
...after doctors realized they were missing problems amputees
who were confused and unable to put on their prosthetics because of undiagnosed brain injuries, and guys who could remember their therapy dog's name but not their doctor's, or who could carry on a conversation but not recall what they had for breakfa...
Jaipur Foot Takes Off for Lebanon
... to travel to war-hit Lebanon and Sri Lanka to aid amputees
there.// Experts from the Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayta Samiti (BMVSS) will travel to the Middle East on the invitation of the Indian contingent of the UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon, BMVSS general secretary S.R. Mehta said. The team would ...
Hospital To The Rescue Of Disabled Children
...spital in February 2003. As of date as many as 148 amputees
have derived the benefits of this program. The hospital's Workshop Manager Dhiren Joshi admitted the number is very small. The project, a joint venture of the government of India and a US-based organization, was started to help transform the lives...
Hope for tinnitus sufferers
...ffering from a similar brain distortion to that of amputees
who experience phantom limb pain. For 5% of the po...ated arm or leg. Researchers successfully treated amputees
by asking them to identify the position and frequency of non-painful electric shocks applied to thei...