Boy born without fingers gets amazing Iron Man prosthetic hand for free, and its all thanks to the miracle of 3D printing.
Surgeon said it was unlikely that Pistorius struck the toilet door with a cricket while on his stumps. He said the athlete would not have enough balance.
Is the drummer in your band struggling to keep the beat? Well with new developments in prosthetic technology, it might be more efficient to cut of his hand and get one of these bad boys. Check out the three-armed cyborg drummer that may put traditional drummers out of a job.
The Sunday Times has revealed today that ballistic tests show Pistorius did not have his legs on when he shot and killed Reeva Steenkamp. The prosecution will be painting a picture of an aggressive trigger-happy character. Click through for the police case:
You’ve all been asking it. Spokesman for Correctional Services Department, Koos Gerber answered the question of whether or not the double amputee would be allowed to take his prosthesis to jail with him, in the event that bail be denied. Click for the answer.
The lives of those with prosthetic limbs may have the chance to improve rapidly with the introduction of thought-controlled robotic arms. These prosthetics and their electrodes will connect directly to the bones and nerves of amputees.
Hugh Herr lost both his legs after a climbing expedition when he was a teenager. However, that has not stopped this inspirational guy in pursuing his passion in life: mountain climbing. His latest adventure involved scaling a 61 meter cliff, with one of his prosthetic legs even falling off in the process, for the TV show Who Says I Can’t? He was joined by the show host, leg amputee Jothy Rosenberg, who lost his limb to cancer aged 16.
25-year-old South African serviceman, Private Jaco van Gass, lost his left arm to a rocket-propelled grenade in Afghanistan three years ago. Now he’s testing a prosthetic ice-axe – an invention of his own design – in preparation for an attempt at Mount Everest in May, alongside five other injured servicemen.